Tennessee football http://wvxu.org en Jones leaving UC for UT http://wvxu.org/post/jones-leaving-uc-ut <p>UC football coach Butch Jones&nbsp; resigned today to take the coaching spot at the University of Tennessee.&nbsp;</p><p>Jones will not coach the Bearcats in their upcoming bowl game against Duke.&nbsp; UC has named assistant head coach Steve Stripling as interim head coach.&nbsp; Stripling, a 30-year coaching veteran who joined UC in 2010, will lead the team in the Belk Bowl December 27 if a new head coach isn't hired by then.</p><p>UC Athletics Director Whit Babcock said the search for a new coach will begin immediately.&nbsp; He did not specify a time frame for concluding the search.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:14:58 +0000 Mark Heyne 6856 at http://wvxu.org Jones leaving UC for UT