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Multiple sources are reporting that current Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is emerging as a candidate for both the Mississippi State and Tennessee head coaching job.

In the recent past, Pruitt has served as the defensive coordinator at Georgia, Florida State, and now Alabama.Per

University of Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has interviewed for the head football coaching vacancy at Mississippi State and emerged as a candidate for the Tennessee opening, The Tuscaloosa News has learned.

Pruitt, in his second season of running UA’s defense, is one of Mississippi State’s top candidates. He is also on a list of coaches being considered by Tennessee.

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If Coach Pruitt gets a HC job I wish him and his family the very best and I thank Coach Pruitt for all his hard work coaching and recruiting. Get Some Coach Pruitt!
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I was about to foam at the mouth if one of the two was Arkansas.
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He gone
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Honestly, I'm surprised Tennessee is not on their hands and knees begging this guy to come.
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Bad idea...
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