Butch Jones remains non-committal on the status of his star tailback, but all signs and sources point to the inevitable.

247Sports has been told that Jalen Hurd was not a participant at practice/walkthrough Thursday and is not expected to play this week. Indications are that it is not a lower-extremity injury nor is he being benched or in the doghouse. No one wants to say but it's been indicated by numerous people it's an upper-body injury.

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