Multiple outlets are reporting that UCF’s Josh Heupel will be Tennessee’s next head football coach. An announcement is expected Wednesday.

Heupel heads to Knoxville after a 3-year stint at UCF where he was 28-8 overall. In 2020, Heupel and the Knights finished 6-4. The Vols new head coach is known for his offenses, and the Knights averaged around 42 to 43 points per game during his tenure.

The SEC, however, is a whole new ballgame compared to the AAC, but a strong defensive coordinator hire (Kevin Steele is already on the coaching staff) would complement Heupel’s offense.

Reactions from media members are pouring in after reports of Tennessee hiring Heupel. Below is a sampling of the reaction: