Adam Dicus arrived in Knoxville after serving as assistant to Derek Dooley during his time as athletics director and head coach at Louisiana Tech.
Dicus' duties at UT include research, special projects and consultation to the head coach on external relations and communication strategies. He also works with NFL scouts during their visits to Knoxville.
He got his start as an assistant to the director of football operations at SMU under head coach Phil Bennett. After majoring in economics at SMU, Dicus spent four years working in Dallas for a hedge fund before returning to the business of football administration.