KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In a Peyton Manning-like move, Tennessee offensive lineman Trey Smith announced on Thursday he will return to Tennessee for his senior season. 

Smith, a former top high school prospect and five-star offensive lineman joined Tennessee as part of the class of 2017.

 A Tennessee native, Smith attended high school in Jackson at the University School of Jackson.

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An All-SEC offensive lineman, Smith has battled blood clots in his lungs during his time at Tennessee.