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Wikipedia fires Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike DeBord

Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics

Conduct a Google search for “Mike DeBord” and you’ll find on his Wikipedia entry that “he previously served as the offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee.”

Wikipedia has already fired Tennessee Offensive Coordinator Mike DeBord.

Wikipedia has already fired Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike DeBord.

This would come as news to DeBord, who currently serves as the offensive coordinator at Tennessee. How long he will remain in that position remains to be seen following the Volunteers’ gruesome loss at South Carolina Saturday night.

DeBord is the target of frequent criticism for the perceived concervative nature of the Vols’ run-based offense. He also is the quarterback coach, and senior Josh Dobbs’ passing ability remains a concern.

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