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Former Tennessee Linebacker Waived Prior to Training Camp

Former Tennessee football linebacker Jeremy Banks was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, according to a report from NBC’s Charean Williams. Rookie report day in Tampa was Monday, where the Buccaneers cut Banks to create an open roster spot before the veterans arrive on Tuesday. Banks was signed by Tampa as an undrafted […]

Vols NFL Draft: Jeremy Banks Signs with Tampa Bay

Jeremy Banks

While Jeremy Banks was not one of the five Tennessee players that heard his name called during the 2023 NFL Draft this weekend, the former Volunteer is still heading to an NFL team as an undrafted free agent. Banks will be heading to the NFC South after the Tamba Bay Buccaneers picked him up following […]

WATCH: Tennessee Players Compete at the NFL Combine

Tennessee Draft Jalin Hyatt Hendon Hooker

After a full week of scouting, competing, and testing in Indianapolis, the 2023 NFL Combine is officially wrapped up and in the books. Tennessee had seven players representing the Volunteers on their way to the NFL at the combine. That would include star receivers Jalin Hyatt and Cedric Tillman, offensive tackle Darnell Wright, quarterback Hendon […]

Jeremy Banks Comments On Absence Against South Carolina At NFL Combine

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Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks is in Indianapolis this week for the NFL Scouting Combine and is meeting with the media for the first time since his unexpected absence in the Vols’ loss at South Carolina, Asked multiple times about his unexpected absence, Banks was largely non committal about why he didn’t suit up against the […]

Seven Vols Receive Invites to Scouting Combine

Seven Vols Receive Invites to Scouting Combine

Seven Tennessee Football players have received an invite to the NFL Scouting Combine, which will be held in Indianapolis from March 2-March 6. The seven Vols who earned invites are below. QB Hendon Hooker WR Cedric Tillman WR Jalin Hyatt OL Darnell Wright DE Byron Young LB Jeremy Banks P Paxton Brooks The NFL Scouting […]

Heupel Notes Orange Bowl Presents Opportunity in Many Ways for Vols

How Tennessee Has Fared in Previous Encounters With Iowa

Tennessee will take the field in Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Friday night against Clemson without three key players, as wide receivers Jalin Hyatt, Cedric Tillman ,and linebacker Jeremy Banks have all opted out.  Unsurprisingly, all three players have opted out as they prepare for the next stage in their careers. We see it all […]

Tennessee Linebacker Opts Out Of Orange Bowl

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Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks opted out of the Orange Bowl and declared for the 2023 NFL Draft in an Instagram post Saturday night. “After many prayers, I have decided to begin preparing for the 2023 NFL Draft and will forego the upcoming Orange Bowl,” Banks said in his statement. “I am excited to go to […]

Josh Heupel Comments on Jeremy Banks Missing South Carolina Game, Status for Vanderbilt

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Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel reiterated many of his original comments on the status of linebacker Jeremy Banks during his press conference on Monday. The longtime starting linebacker for the Vols was mysteriously absent for the game against South Carolina on Saturday. In the aftermath of the loss, Heupel said that Banks “just wasn’t available” […]

Jeremy Banks Comments on South Carolina Game Absence with Instagram Post

Jeremy Banks

Tennessee senior linebacker Jeremy Banks was out for the game against South Carolina on Saturday night in Columbia. Following the loss to the Gamecocks, Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel said that Banks “just wasn’t available” for this game and that he is “anticipating and hopeful” for next week. Since Banks’ absence on Saturday night, there […]