Muschamp turns down Tennessee, next choice could be Cutcliffe

Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton wants to make a quick hire in his search to replace Lane Kiffin. It appears his top candidate has said no.

Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp turned down an offer from the Volunteers, according to a story by ESPN. Muschamp is currently the coach-in-waiting with the Longhorns and decided to stay in Austin.

The next candidate could be Duke’s David Cutcliffe, who was the offensive coordinator when Peyton Manning was at Tennessee and the head coach at Mississippi when Eli Manning played for the Rebels.