Arkansas State Knoxville Junior college transfer true freshman redshirt freshman Tennessee
Left tackle Jacob Gilliam is out for the year.
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00:00 Boy one kid who is severely disappointed that we talked
00:03 about it earlier but this ACL is just. Yeah -- what
00:07 you want with -- -- -- talking about airfare and --
00:10 can't Knoxville -- loss for the year. Put an ACL but
00:13 you know the balls with a big win 31 point win
00:15 fourteen points in the eight people what's the most they've had.
00:18 Since they're ranked 23 in 2012 so things looking good heading
00:21 into week two against Arkansas State but obviously not all good
00:25 Gilliam. Various third quarter left the game lines are out for
00:28 the year tense fourth Patrick Murray has more on the Knoxville
00:31 native. This. The big news from butch jones' press conference today
00:35 starting left tackle Jacob Dylan will be out for the season
00:38 with a torn ACL. A tough break for the redshirt senior
00:42 from there or did he came to Tennessee as a walk
00:44 on. Heard his scholarship this spring and worked his way into
00:48 a starting role in fall camp. He got one chance to
00:51 start for the balls and now his season is over. You
00:55 know I feel for him I feel for his family here's
00:58 a young man that I -- in the death. Walk ons
01:02 who earned a scholarship he earned it you -- players one
01:05 -- around you they wonder had to move his locker. To
01:08 be next to the other tackles you know he's put a
01:11 lot of hard work and a lot of effort a lot
01:13 of commitment. Into it in. But -- servant for years down
01:20 the road with handling adversity and persevered and he'll be better
01:23 from it. But obviously. You know you'd expect him to be
01:27 down when you invest so much and. -- says they're still
01:30 investigating if -- can get a medical redshirt to gain an
01:33 extra year of eligibility. According to Jones redshirt freshman Brett Kendrick.
01:38 Junior college transfer Dahntay is Blair and true freshman Coleman Thomas.
01:43 We'll compete for the vacant left tackle job when gill left
01:46 Sunday's game with the injury it was Kendrick a CA Democrat
01:50 who finished the game at left tackle. Well he's continued to
01:53 develop. And he's done a very good job of that now
01:56 it's for real he's really taken coaching and listens to every
02:00 word coach Mahoney says. I started to see him play it
02:04 was a little bit more of a mentality. Of what we
02:07 expect not there yet not anywhere. What we expect but I've
02:11 seen marked improvement in his development he's very intelligent. He's very
02:16 athletic. I'm excited to see how far he can take this.
02:20 From -- and stadium on Patrick Murray then be via our
02:23 -- for.