Advertisement

 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Robert Gillespie is taking over as Tennessee's running backs coach after holding the same position at West Virginia the past two seasons.
Gillespie replaces Jay Graham, who left Butch Jones' Tennessee staff on Monday to take a job at Florida State. Gillespie's hiring was announced Friday through a university release.
Before working as West Virginia's running backs coach in 2011 and 2012, Gillespie coached Oklahoma State's running backs in 2009 and 2010. He also worked four years at South Carolina, where he spent 2005 as a graduate assistant before coaching the Gamecocks' running backs from 2006-08.
Gillespie played tailback at Florida from 1998-2001. He finished his college career with 1,854 yards rushing, 96 catches and 1,091 yards receiving.
Tennessee begins its first spring practice under Jones on March 9.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Advertisement
Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  
Advertisement

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Arizona tries to contain explosive Washington No. 9 Washington utterly obliterated its first three opponents of the season. Will the good times continue in the desert?
Thumbnail Sun Devils, Bears primed for fireworks show With California and Arizona State set to do battle, should fans on the West Coast expect an offensive blitzkrieg tonight?
Thumbnail Arkansas vs. Texas A&M Prediction Will Arkansas pull off the upset or at least cover the spread when it takes on Texas A&M at AT&T Stadium at 9:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Louisville vs. Marshall Prediction Will Louisville avoid a letdown tonight when the Cardinals visit Marshall at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Oklahoma St. vs. Baylor Prediction Will Oklahoma State and No. 16 Baylor have another typical Big 12 shootout when they meet tonight at...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages

Advertisement