Former Cat Pelphrey now head coach at Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKYT) - Former Paintsville Tiger and Kentucky Wildcat John Pelphrey is the new head coach at Tennessee Tech.

Pelphrey, who was an assistant at Alabama the past four seasons. Pelphrey previously was the head coach at Arkansas and South Alabama.

Pelphrey replaces Steve Payne, formerly an assistant at Georgetown College, who resigned last month.