Phillip Fulmer was announced as a special consultant of East Tennessee’s newly reformed football team at an afternoon press conference on April 2nd.
The ETSU football program was originally suspended in 2003 due to rising costs.
Fulmer said he looked forward to helping rebuild the ETSU football team and having a football coach in place soon.
Phillip Fulmer was the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers from 1992 to 2008 and won a BCS championship with the Vols in 1998. Fulmer was fired in 2008 after two sub-par seasons.