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Fans Are Calling For 1 SEC Head Coach To Be Fired

a field view of tennessee's neyland stadium

KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 15: A view of the inside of Neyland Stadium during a game between the Florida Gators and Tennessee Volunteers on September 15, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Sommers II/Getty Images)

We've already had one SEC football coach fired this season. South Carolina pulled the plug on Will Muschamp last weekend.

Could we have another soon?

Tennessee Volunteers fans are calling for their head coach, Jeremy Pruitt, to be fired. The Vols lost their fifth straight game on Saturday night.

The Volunteers fell to Auburn, 30-17, at Jordan Hare Stadium. This was Tennessee's fifth straight loss - and the program's fifth by double digits.

Pruitt, 46, is in just his third season leading the Tennessee program. However, many fans are already ready to move on from him.

"Waiting until 2021 to firePruitt only saves you about $2 million, or basically slightly more than a DLine coaching contract. Like Pruitt himself said, 'If it's not working out, it's better just to do it right now,'" one Tennessee fan wrote.

"FirePruitt. And fire (Philip) Fulmer if he doesn't. And fire whoever is his boss if they don't. Clean. The. Damn. House," another fan said bluntly.

Things could get really ugly for Pruitt and Tennessee with a loss next weekend. The Volunteers are scheduled to take on Vanderbilt at 7:30 p.m. E.T. on Nov. 28.

If Pruitt's program loses that one, the firing calls will reach a screaming level.