Michigan coach Brady Hoke talks to reporters at Big Ten Football Media Days at the Hilton in Chicago on Monday, July 28, 2014. David Jablonski/Staff

Report: Brady Hoke finds a new job in college football

Brady Hoke, a Dayton-area native and former Michigan football coach, is heading to the SEC.

Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reported Monday morning the Fairmont East grad is expected to become the defensive line coach for Butch Jones at Tennessee. 

SEC Country previously reported Hoke was in discussions for a job in Knoxville. 

Hoke, 58, was head coach at Michigan from 2011-14 and spent last season as the defensive coordinator at Oregon after taking a year off. 

A former Ball State player, he had successful stints at head coach at BSU and San Diego State before going 31-20 in four years in Ann Arbor. 

Although his Wolverines teams steadily declined in quality after winning 11 games in his first season, he recruited many of the standout players on Michigan squads that have won a combined 20 games over the past two seasons. 

He was not retained at Oregon after the Ducks made a coaching change. 

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