A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Sources close to the situation have told Local 8 Sports that Charlie Strong tuned down an offer to become the head coach at the University of Tennessee.
The deal was believed to be in the area of 3.5 million dollars a year. Strong is expected to reach a new deal with the University of Louisville.
No new coaching candidates have been identified at this time for UT. Local 8 Sports has learned that the Vols wish list did include Jon Gruden and Mike Gundy.
Reports out of Louisville also say Strong has been offered a long term deal by the Cardinals which would begin by paying him some 4.1 million dollars annually.
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