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Those departures bring to 11 the number of assistant coaches to bolt Rocky Top in Pruitt’s 37 months on the job. He’s lost coordinators on both sides of the ball, his strength coach and, most recently, confidante Will Friend to first South Carolina and then Auburn.
… On the field, Tennessee is seeing its top defensive back, Bryce Thompson, exiting early to test the NFL Draft and in-state running back Ty Chandler graduate-transfer from the program. The Vols are among the nation’s leaders with more than a dozen players in the NCAA Transfer Portal.
The Vols are gonna need a bigger boat.