The Vols already don’t have a lot of depth at a number of positions, but that depth is being tested even more after injuries in the Georgia game.
The Vols’ lost the most starts due to injury during the 2016 season. Now just 3 games into the 2017 season and they’ve already surpassed last year’s total.
The injuries just keep piling up for the Vols, as another starter on defense reportedly could be out for a long period of time due to injury.
No team had more starts lost to injury last year than the Vols. And Tennessee is on pace to do the same thing again this season.
Butch Jones confirmed on Wednesday that Jauan Jennings will be out indefinitely and that Evan Berry and Kendal Vickers are “questionable” for Week 2.
According to a report from the Vols’ Rivals.com affiliate, receiver Jauan Jennings could be out the rest of the regular season due to injury.
Catch the highlights of what Butch Jones had to say during his press conference on Friday.
Vols’ head coach Butch Jones gave several updates about some injured Vols heading into their season opener against Georgia Tech.
According to data compiled by statistician Phil Steele, Tennessee’s injury-riddled 2016 season could actual be beneficial to the Vols this season.
Tennessee offensive lineman Brett Kendrick had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his ankle on Thursday morning.