It's time for University of Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to show the public why he's being paid $775,000 a year.
It's time for Hart to make a public statement about his Big Orange football program.
This isn't to say Hart shouldn't fire Volunteers football coach Derek Dooley today, if not sooner. Hart should do what he wants with Dooley.
But with multiple unnamed sources telling this newspaper and others on Sunday that Dooley's gone, Hart either needs to confirm those rumors, deny them or issue the generic non-denial denial: "As with all our coaches, I'll sit down with Coach Dooley at the end of the season and evaluate his performance."
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