"I was excited when he approached me with this position," Fulmer said. "I look forward to serving UT campuses statewide, our communities, and UT athletics for the greater good for our great state and the university."
Phillip Fulmer named special adviser to Tennessee president →
On the CBS halftime show, Fulmer said the people of Tennessee felt betrayed by Kiffin when he left Knoxville "with basically his hat in his hand and a bunch of NCAA compliance questions.
Fulmer slams 'arrogant' Kiffin →