It's over

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Sources have indicated to InsideTennessee that the Derek Dooley era has officially ended.

Dooley will receive a $5 million buyout for the remainder of his contract. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart is now in charge of the most important hire of his career.

Tennessee fans are eager for a proven winner and will not accept mediocrity. Tennessee will join Kentucky, Arkansas and likely Auburn as Southeastern Conference schools searching for a new head coach.

Watch as Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart addressed the media Sunday:

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