ESPN is reporting that Phil Fulmer will step down as the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers effective at the end of the 2008 season. Fulmer has an overall record of 150-51 during his career at Tennessee, which began in 1992.
Fulmer led the Volunteers to the 1998 National Championship and SEC Championships in 1997 and 1998. The Volunteers (3-6, 1-5 SEC) have lost 5 of their last 7 games. The South Carolina Gamecocks and Steve Spurrier, a nemesis of Fulmer, beat Tennessee 27-6 on Saturday.