A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT has been issued for the accumulating snow in the Valley and Plateau, plus across the Smokies. Part of the Valley and Plateau could receive up to inch or more of snow, where snow bands persist. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Smokies until Noon Tuesday for another 2" or more of snow is possible. With temperatures dropping tonight into the upper 20s, black ice may be issue as well. Please be careful.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- UT alumnus and running backs coach Jay Graham will be leaving the Volunteers, Local 8 Sports' Austin Price confirmed. He will assume the same role under Jimbo Fisher at Florida State University.
"The process of adding a new coach to our staff is underway," said head coach Butch Jones. "(w)e will hire the best person possible as we continue to build our program."
Graham left South Carolina in 2011 to join Derek Dooley's staff and played a major role in recruiting for the Vols.
In his brief time at Tennessee the Vols more than doubled their rushing output, from 70.4 yards per game in 2011 to 160.3 yards per game this past season.
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