KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's frantic search to find a new
coach is over, and the Volunteers are turning to Louisiana Tech's
Louisiana Tech spokesman Malcolm Butler says Dooley has resigned
from his positions as coach and athletic director to join the
Volunteers. A statement by the university was expected later
The son of former Georgia coach Vince Dooley, Derek Dooley went
17-20 in three seasons at Louisiana Tech.
The Volunteers hired him after a quick search to fill the
vacancy created when Lane Kiffin abruptly resigned Tuesday night,
bolting to Southern California after 14 months.
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