Heupel mum on Banks’ lack in Vols’ loss
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Tennessee coach Josh Heupel decreased Monday to resolve what kept linebacker Jeremy Banks out of the Volunteers’ loss at South Carolina.
“We anticipate Jeremy being with us here today. And as far as what taken place and those kind of things, at the end of the day he was not readily available,” Heupel said when asked if Banks had actually been involved in an altercation with a colleague that caused him being disciplined.The 63-38 loss to South
Carolina was the very first game Banks, the Vols’ third-leading tackler, had actually missed this season. The rout ended Tennessee’s hopes of making the College Football Playoff and dropped the Vols from 5th to ninth in The Associated Press ‘Top 25 rankings.Without Banks, the Vols quit 606 lawns total offense and goals on nine of 12 drives to South Carolina.The scenarios of Banks’lack are vague, however he did appear to resolve rumors with a social networks post Sunday.Banks published on
his Instagram story, stating”Wasn’t about no dispute or nun like that. Get Realities bro, returning harder than ever!”Tennessee(
9-2, 6-2 Southeastern Conference )finishes up the routine season Saturday night at in-state rival Vanderbilt(5-6, 2-5). The Vols can clinch their first 10-win routine season given that 2003 and first general given that 2007.