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Jose Jose back on the big-man market


Two jobs and almost three years ago, an intrepid reader spotted a certain Tennessee commit and wrote in: "Really? Jose Jose?"

To which I replied: "Also, this being Tennessee, there is every chance it'll end up being pronounced 'Josie Josie,' and won't THAT be a barrel a'squirrels."

My then-editor chimed in: "I'm just looking forward to seeing the back of his jersey, which will say simply, 'Jose.'"

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Jose went on to decommit from the Vols and sign with Central Florida, where (following an unexpected stop in juco ball) he played in nine games as a sophomore. He now appears to be an available commodity once again after an altercation with his head coach:

Jose and O'Leary apparently exchanged words a few days prior to spring break and the conversation escalated into an argument, although Jose would not say what the two argued about.