Category Archives: UT football

UT’s gridiron money machine among most profitable

After spending millions of dollars recently to buy out the contracts of former coaches and an
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One would be wrong.

According to a study by BusinessofCollegeSports.com, a website produced by attorney Kristi Dosh, UT benefits from having one of the most profitable football programs in the known universe.

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Chamber hooks up with Coach Dooley

University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley has had an eventful summer leading up to his first season as the head man of the Big Orange money-making machine.

0327utfootball07_asb.jpgNot all of the pre-season headlines have been been fun for the new coach, but he’s guaranteed a pleasant crowd for at least one event next week.

The Knoxville Chamber calendar shows an exclusive “Premier Partner Event” with the coach at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 29. Click here for more details on the meet-and-greet.

Chamber members pay thousands of dollars for “Premier Partner” status, but getting face-time with the UT coaches is one of the perks.

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