Clean break from past rare; Kiffin era stirs echoes of Dickey

Tennessee surprised the national college football community when it hired a coach in his early 30s. Such a young man to be charged with such vast responsibility.
A coach whose opener at Tennessee would be his first game as a college head coach.
An outsider to the UT family.
Whose challenge is to not just compete but thrive in a conference of iconic coaches with national-championship resumes.
But Doug Dickey turned out all right.

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