KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee has fired Kevin Steele, and the longtime soccer coach could possibly be paid as much as $860,870 in severance for a job he had for seven weeks.
Steele was fired Tuesday with out trigger. He was given till Friday to show in any college property nonetheless in his possession, in keeping with a duplicate of his termination letter.
Tennessee employed the previous Auburn defensive coordinator Jan. 12 when Jeremy Pruitt remained head coach. However Pruitt was fired Jan. 18, and Tennessee employed Josh Heupel on Jan. 27. Heupel wrapped up his teaching employees earlier this week, and Tim Banks is his new defensive coordinator.
Steele might be paid out in month-to-month installments by means of Jan. 31, 2023, although he’s required to attempt to get a job that might assist ease how a lot Tennessee has to pay him.
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