The Tennessee Volunteers fired defensive line coach and co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Brumbaugh following the 34-7 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats.

Brumbaugh was hired in February to replace Tracy Rocker, whose contract wasn’t renewed. Rocker is now coaching at South Carolina, and he’s doing a strong job with the Gamecocks’ defensive line.

It’s somewhat of a surprising move 4 games into the 2020 season, but after losing to Kentucky, somebody had to pay. Brumbaugh’s defensive line was gashed by Kentucky’s running game in the second half of Saturday’s game.

Following the news of Brumbaugh’s firing, reactions started pouring in by media members:

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