Jim Chaney joined Tennessee as offensive coordinator for Lane Kiffin in 2009. Though Kiffin largely called plays, Jim Chaney held onto that role when Kiffin left and Derek Dooley took over.
Jim Chaney has an extensive background working with offenses, having helped Drew Brees develop during his days at Purdue and then working with the Saint Louis Rams' "Greatest Show on Turf" offense.
Jim Chaney is also considered a solid recruiter.
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Vols and Kentucky meet again at end of tough seasons, hoping for brighter future
Published 11/29/2013 at 4:38 p.m. 4 comments
So much has changed in Lexington and Knoxville in the last 365 days that it seems hard to believe Tennessee and Kentucky both have the same records they did a year ago when they met in a dismal season finale ...
Vols aiming to avoid fourth straight losing season
Updated 11/12/2013 at 7:43 p.m. 4 comments
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is on the verge of making the type of history it would rather avoid.
Arkansas' Bielema committed to Allen despite woes
Updated 10/17/2013 at 6:23 p.m. 0 comments
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Brandon Allen earned the starting quarterback position at Arkansas with a stellar spring practice under first-year coach Bret Bielema.
Bielema: Allen a game-time decision, Derby ready
Published 9/18/2013 at 5:33 p.m. 0 comments
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema still isn't sure if quarterback Brandon Allen will play this week at Rutgers and the Arkansas coach may not make that decision until Saturday.
Williams, Collins lead new-look Razorbacks
Updated 9/1/2013 at 5:46 p.m. 0 comments
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema needed just one game to show this is no longer Bobby Petrino's Arkansas.
Bielema, Chaney see balanced approach at Arkansas
Published 8/17/2013 at 4:48 p.m. 1 comment
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema wasn't sure what to make of the Arkansas offense when it lined up for its first short-yardage scenario during preseason camp.
Bret Bielema counting on former UT assistant coaches to improve Arkansas
Published 5/28/2013 at 7:14 p.m. 17 comments
DESTIN, Fla. — Bret Bielema arrived at Arkansas from Wisconsin with a reputation for power football.
Derek Dooley and fired assistants will cost UT an estimated $7.5 million
Published 3/1/2013 at 10:23 p.m. 86 comments
Some time in the next 60 days, Jay Graham — or his new employers at Florida State — are required to send the University of Tennessee a check for about $85,000.
Former UT assistant coach John Palermo hired by Pittsburgh
Published 2/18/2013 at 6:30 p.m. 9 comments
Former Tennessee assistant coach John Palermo was hired by Pittsburgh Monday to coach defensive line and linebackers, leaving only one coach from Derek Dooley’s 2012 staff without a job heading into the 2013 season.
'Persistence' flips Joshua Dobbs from Arizona State to Tennessee
Published 2/6/2013 at 8:40 p.m. 15 comments
When Tyler Bray left Tennessee a year early for the NFL draft, he also left the Vols with just two scholarship quarterbacks on the current roster.
Tennessee football in 2012: Derek Dooley is at a loss; Butch Jones focuses on future
Published 12/31/2012 at 4:08 p.m. 57 comments
On a particularly busy afternoon before Christmas, Tennessee's football offices have the feel of a futuristic telemarketing center. Coaches and administrators pace the hallways past glass-walled offices, cell phones to their ears.
Tennessee WR Justin Hunter bound for NFL draft, while Ja'Wuan James says he'll be back
Updated 12/17/2012 at 8:31 p.m. 161 comments
New Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and his fast-paced offense will enter 2013 without its top receiver.
Chaney joins Arkansas as offensive coordinator
Updated 12/12/2012 at 10:24 p.m. 68 comments
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Tennessee offensive coordinator Jim Chaney will bring his high-flying aerial attack to Arkansas.
UT's offseason off to troubled start with Downs' arrest
Updated 11/25/2012 at 4:38 p.m. 91 comments
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee sophomore tight end Brendan Downs was arrested for underage consumption of alcohol and public intoxication outside a Knoxville bar early today, police said.
Naz Oliver makes debut for Tennessee
Published 11/24/2012 at 7:28 p.m. 36 comments
Tennessee defensive back Naz Oliver had his first career tackle on Saturday against Kentucky.
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