Tennessee's Pruitt called out for congratulating his old high school's success on twitter

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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) -- Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt committed a minor NCAA violation earlier this year by tweeting out his congratulations when the high school he attended won an Alabama state basketball title.

A compliance official noted that it constituted an impermissible endorsement of a high school team and its coach.

Compliance officials met with Pruitt and the staffer overseeing the football program's Twitter accounts to discuss that rule, but that was the extent of any repercussions.