The University of Tennessee announced it has hired Penn State co-defensive coordinator Tim Banks as the Volunteers' new defensive coordinator.
Banks was the co-defensive coordinator for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in 2010 and 2011 under then-head coach Butch Jones. Banks has been the Nittany Lions' co-DC since 2016.
Banks also has served as defensive coordinator at Illinois and Central Michigan. He's been an assistant coach at Bowling Green, Ferris State, Memphis and Maryland.
Last month, Tennessee named Josh Heupel its new head coach.
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