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Tracking Tennessee’s pursuit of Mike Gundy

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Tennessee’s search for a new head coach has focused on Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy. We’ll be here all day with the latest information on the Vols’ pursuit of Gundy, complete with live updates on this post. Keep it here and refresh often.


11/27/17: 8:37 PM: Gundy has turned Tennessee down, per McMurphy.

11/27/17: 2:38 PM: The pitch has been made by John Currie, per Chris Low of ESPN. Now we wait. I wouldn’t expect too much action tonight as Gundy sleeps on it.


11/28/17: 1:50 PM: McMurphy confirms that Gundy spoke with Florida officials about the Gators’ head coaching job.


11/28/17: 1:30 PM: No decision is expected today from Gundy, per McMurphy.

Volquest confirms that report here.


11/28/17: 1:30 PM: A University of Tennessee plane is set to take off for Stillwater. This was confirmed by John Brice.

In fact, a University of Tennessee jet – tail number N111UT – is scheduled to depart imminently for Stillwater, Okla. (Publication of this article was at 1:30 PM ET)


11/28/17: 12:58 PM: Bruce Feldman confirms the noise around Gundy and Tennessee. He reports that the Vols would have to pay around six million to land Gundy, which would be a pay raise north of 1.5 million for Gundy.


11/28/17: Noon: Peyton Manning has pitched Mike Gundy on the Tennessee job.


11/28/17, 11:00 AM: GoPokes.com reports that Tennessee is meeting with Gundy today in Dallas.

Go Pokes knows that Gundy will meet with Tennessee athletic director John Currie at 11 a.m. this morning (Tuesday) in Dallas. Gundy was in Oklahoma City recruiting on Monday and was asked by Tennessee to meet on that day but, Gundy told them he was busy. The two parties agreed to meet Tuesday in Dallas.


11/28/17, 9:02 AM: Jimmy Hyams got the ball rolling with a report that Tennessee had turned their search to Mike Gundy.