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Vols hire Cincinnati's Jones as new football coach

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    By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Butch Jones wasn't Tennessee's first choice as its next football coach. The Volunteers believe the former Cincinnati coach will prove he's the right choice.

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    "Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock said Jones told him Thursday morning that he was turning down Colorado. Mere minutes later, Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart called Babcock to express his interest in Jones. "

    Wow. What a coincidence !
     

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