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Jon Gruden Addresses Coaching Rumors

An upper deck view of the field at Neyland Stadium.

KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 12: A general view of Neyland Stadium before the start of a game between the UCLA Bruins and the Tennessee Volunteers on September 12, 2009 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Gruden finally addressed the rumors surrounding him.

The "Grumors" are alive and well again as we near the end of the college football, and NFL, seasons.

The former Buccaneers head coach and current Monday Night Football star has been linked to several jobs, including the Tennessee Volunteers head coaching job, and to a lesser extent, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers job.

After former Vols coach Butch Jones was officially let go, Gruden was installed as the betting favorite to land the job.

This isn't the first time Gruden has been linked to the Tennessee job, but he's been out of collegiate coaching since 1991 when he was the wide receivers coach at Pitt.

Gruden talked about coaching rumors on Mike & Mike.

Although Gruden didn't explicitly say he's interested in the job, he did end his comments with "never say never."

Gruden's been away from coaching, at any level, for nearly a decade.

Is his return imminent?