After losing to Missouri and dropping to 0–6 in SEC play, Tennessee has fired head coach Butch Jones, according to's Bruce Feldman. Jones, the Vols’ coach for five seasons, exits with a 34–27 record at the school. He will be owed a $8.125 million buyout. Tennessee has lost all six of its conference games this season, including five in a row. On Saturday, Tennessee lost to Missouri 50–17 giving up 433 yards rushing and 659 yards of total offense. The Volunteers also turned the ball over four times.