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Dooley has work cut out for him

New Tennessee coach must try to salvage what was a top-10 recruiting class

Updated: January 16, 2010, 9:29 AM ET
By JC Shurburtt | Scouts Inc.

Derek Dooley, who was named as Tennessee's new head coach Friday, might not have been the Vols' first choice, but he has a good recruiting background and a great coaching lineage, traits that will help him as he tries to save what was a top-10 recruiting class.

Dooley, the son of former Georgia head coach Vince Dooley, had a good reputation as a recruiter when he was at LSU under current Alabama head coach Nick Saban. Dooley was the tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at LSU from ...

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