News Flash: Gran interviews at Memphis

Tennessee running back coach Eddie Gran interviewed for the Memphis head coaching vacancy on Sunday, Rivals.com has learned.

Gran joined Tennessee this season after serving the previous 15 years as an assistant to Tommy Tuberville at Ole Miss and Auburn.

Memphis is looking to replace Tommy West, who was fired last week.

Other targets, according to published reports, are Middle Tennessee State coach Rick Stockstill, Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Gunter Brewer, LSU running back coach Larry Porter and Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster.

GoMiddle.com reported Monday that Stockstill had been contacted about the job, but had not spoken to Memphis officials.

Tom Dienhart is the senior national college football writer for Rivals.com. Follow him on Twitter. He can be reached at dienhart@yahoo-inc.com.
Updated Sunday, Nov 15, 2009