University of Tennessee
Julie Hermann was tapped for AD after a scandal surrounding the Rutgers men’s basketball head coach led to several firings.
The Hermann problem has popped up when many thought the worst was over, and that the Rutgers athletic department could start focusing on its move to the Big Ten in 2014.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and Joey Clinkscales were college teammates at the University of Tennessee and are said to be lifelong friends. The Jets hoped to keep Clinkscales in the organization, league sources said.
Erik Ainge has been on a tumultuous journey — marked by years of drug and alcohol abuse — from the University of Tennessee all the way to the NFL as the Jets’ 2008 fifth-round draft pick. But now, he’s here: A recovering drug addict with bipolar disorder.