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Mike Gundy will reportedly interview for vacant Tennessee job

The coaching carousel keeps spinning.

NCAA Football: Kansas at Oklahoma State Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Well guys, it’s that time of year again. The regular season is winding down, teams are preparing for bowl season, coaches are recruiting and Mike Gundy is the target of multiple teams who have just fired their head coach and are looking for replacements.

Yesterday, it was reported that Florida offered Gundy a contract, which he quickly turned down.

Today, it’s the University of Tennessee that Gundy is meeting with, according to multiple reports.

From the Go Pokes article:

This time appears to be different in that the intensity on the Tennessee side is extreme. Gundy notified Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder of Tennessee interest on Monday in accordance on the terms of his new contract that he signed this summer. Oklahoma State officials have known about this situation for very close to 24 hours now.

Again, Go Pokes knows that Mike Gundy is meeting with Tennessee about their football head coaching vacancy at 11 am in Dallas on Tuesday Nov 28th.

Allen also said that Tennessee is willing to open up the bank vault for Gundy.

Last year, Mike Gundy reportedly turned down a 10-year, $60-million offer to be the next head coach of the Baylor Bears.

I find it hard to believe Gundy would bolt one year into his lifetime deal, but doubling Gundy’s salary would definitely be tempting to the mullet-sporting 50-year-old man.

$8.4 million annually would put Gundy at No. 3 on the highest-paid NCAA football coaches, trailing only Nick Saban of Alabama and Dabo Swinney of Clemson.

Cowboys Ride For Free will keep monitoring this story and keep you updated.