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Report: Jeremy Pruitt to Join New York Giants Coaching Staff

Former University of Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt is reportedly joining Giants head coach Joe Judge's staff.

The New York Giants are reportedly planning to hire former University of Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt as a member of head coach Joe Judge's staff.

Pruitt and Judge worked together on Nick Saban's staff at Alabama when Judge served as a special teams assistant from 2009-11. Meanwhile, Pruitt has been a lifelong coach in the college ranks, mostly on the defensive side of the ball.

He was hired by Tennessee to be the Vols head coach in 2018. However, he was relieved of his duties after the 2020 season after an internal investigation found evidence of recruiting violations.

College football insider Bruce Feldman initially reported that Pruitt had been in discussions with the Jets to join new head coach Robert Saleh's staff. However, Pruitt has reportedly decided to join Judge's Giants staff instead, in an as of now undisclosed role presumed to be on the defensive side of the ball.

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