A Vol senior is out for the season after tearing his ACL in Sunday night's home opener.

Starting left tackle Jacob Gilliam began his Tennessee career as a walk-on, but he worked hard and got his first start against Utah State.

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Gilliam, a Farragut High School graduate, earned a scholarship in May 2014.

Jones said "I feel for Jacob becasue he's earned the respect of his peers and has worked so hard for the tackle position."