Social Media Buzz Around Josh Heupel, Tennessee, and Oklahoma

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    Current Tennessee head coach and former Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupel. Photo via Tennessee Athletics.

    The internet has been spinning on Sunday afternoon after the news of Oklahoma’s head coaching vacancy.

    Former Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley is officially off to USC, which means that Oklahoma will be looking for a new head coach shortly before the Sooners’ move to the SEC.

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    With the ties between Heupel and Oklahoma, such as him being a former National Champion with the Sooners, some have speculated around a potential link between Heupel and Oklahoma for their coaching search. Although, other folks on social media have been quick to downplay the rumors, all while new and old information concurrently hits regarding Heupel, Tennessee, and Oklahoma.

    Here is some of the latest social media buzz in the early stages of Oklahoma’s coaching search regarding Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel.

    Ryan Schumpert – Rocky Top Insider Beat Reporter

    Trey Wallace – Outkick College Football SEC Reporter

    Patrick Schmidt – Fansided Senior College Football Editor

    Dusty Dvoracek – ESPN Radio Host

    Ric Butler – Rocky Top Insider Beat Reporter

    David Ubben – The Athletic National College Football Reporter

    Peter Burns – ESPN SEC Network Host

    Brett McMurphy – Action Network College Football Insider

    Ric Butler is a Knoxville based sports media personality who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since 2017. Most recently, he served as the lead writer for the website of a local radio station. Ric also helped create and host a daily radio show called “The Blitz." Ric’s passion for sports, smooth vocal, and infectious personality have made him popular with both his peers and Vol Nation. Originally from Dallas, Ric didn’t grow up riding horses to school. But he did dream of the big city lights. When not chasing down the latest Tennessee story, Ric can be found watching the WWE, often attempting their moves in an embarrassing fashion.