Tennessee hires Kansas State's Currie as athletic director
March 1, 2017
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has hired John Currie from Kansas State to replace Dave Hart as the Volunteers' athletic director.
The school announced the hiring Tuesday. A press conference to introduce Currie is scheduled for Thursday, and he will begin his new job April 1.
Currie, 45, was hired as Kansas State's AD in May 2009. Before taking the job at Kansas State, he worked at Tennessee for about a decade in various capacities, most recently as a chief deputy and adviser to former athletic director Mike Hamilton.
He also has a master's degree from Tennessee.
"As a graduate of the U...