If you're a Purdue fan who has nervously been following the Tennessee coaching search, you're not going to like the latest report:
Source: Tennessee is closing in a deal with Purdue coach Jeff Brohm. UT interviewed Chad Morris of SMU last night but apparently UT favors Brohm.— Jimmy Hyams (@JimmyHyams) November 29, 2017
Brohm signed a six-year deal with Purdue last December, but his near $20 million salary isn't close to what UT could be offering. Reports earlier this week were that they tried to lure Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy for double that amount - $42 million.
That said, there's also this:
Talking to Purdue Associate Athletics Communications Director Matt Rector and says “Jeff Brohm has been out recruiting since Monday, getting ready for a bowl game and has not been contacted by Tennessee.”— Dan Harralson (@danharralson) November 29, 2017
We'll keep you up to date with the latest.