Why would Cleveland want him? He is a proven NFL failure.
So is Cleveland, so do two wrongs make a right?
"I believe in Tennessee football. I believe in our fan base. I want to be a part of building something special and having that responsibility getting Tennessee football back. And I love Tennessee. If it kills me, it kills me--but I'm going to put everything that I have into bringing Tennessee football back." --Butch Jones
Pat Dye wanted him at AU but, according to Kevin Scarbinsky, AU refused to disclose their current status with the NCAA and would not let him coach in the BCSNCG. Honestly, AU was right in shooting that down.
Yet another article quoting the same Boston Globe article that is nothing more than unsourced speculation. This story has become a nationwide telephone game.
I heard it's a smokescreen, 3-way phone game. Saban to "The Mistake", Jones to UT, but only temporarily 'til the Saban contract's done. Then Gruden to UT to replace Jones who goes to Bama. And this is inside info but I can't reveal my sources until Tue week.
'I've found that prayers work best when you have big players.' Knute Rockne / Notre Dame