LOOK: Photos from Vols’ Tuesday practice of South Carolina week

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    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Theo Jackson #26 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    Tennessee hit the practice field Tuesday afternoon as it continues to prepare for Saturday’s season-opener against South Carolina. The media is not allowed to attend practice this fall, but Tennessee Athletics Communications sent out practice highlights and pictures from practice as the Vols prepare for their matchup with the Gamecocks.

    You can watch today’s practice highlights here.

    Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt met with the media at noon on Monday to preview this week’s matchup with South Carolina. Pruitt discussed his familiarity with the Gamecocks’ coaching staff, the latest on offensive lineman Cade Mays and running back Carlin Fils-aime, and who will be available to play. You can hear everything Pruitt had to say here.

    Senior center Brandon Kennedy, sophomore linebacker Henry To’o To’o and sophomore running back Eric Gray met with the media ahead of Tuesday’s practice. You can hear everything the players had to say here.

    Kickoff with South Carolina is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on the SEC Network. The Vols will return home to Neyland Stadium a week later for the home-opener against Missouri at 12 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

    Here’s a look at today’s photo gallery from practice:

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. #1 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Quarterback Brian Maurer #18 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Running back Eric Gray #3 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Key Lawrence #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Alontae Taylor #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Cheyenne Labruzza #44 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Kwauze Garland #15 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Warren Burrell #4 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Theo Jackson #26 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Kwauze Garland #15 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Cheyenne Labruzza #44 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Kenney Solomon #31 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Alontae Taylor #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Cheyenne Labruzza #44 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Defensive back Theo Jackson #26 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

    KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Quarterback Jarrett Guarantano #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during practice on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics