The University of Tennessee has hired former Browns college area scout Bob Welton as its football program's director of player personnel, Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced today.
Welton, who was born in Toledo, spent the past nine seasons as a scout for the Browns.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Bob and his family into our Tennessee football family," Jones said in a statement. "Bob brings a wealth of experience to our program and will be a great resource for our current players. He will play a vital role in aiding and overseeing our recruiting efforts to attract the highest caliber student-athletes to Tennessee. The experience he gained in his nine years in the National Football League and his time as a head high school football coach will serve our football program well."