JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – East Tennessee State University’s head football coach Carl Torbush announced this morning that defensive line coach Scott Brumett has been relieved of his duties.
Torbush said a search for a new defensive line coach will begin immediately.
Earlier this week we reported that Jeffrey Scott Brumett was charged with assault and other offenses after a hotel clerk in Chattanooga said they were was threatened with death last week. Witnesses allegedly told Chattanooga police that the 35-year-old threatened to kill the clerk if his room keycard did not work.
Brumett was charged with assault, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.
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