Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt seems to want former Vols wide receiver Jauan Jennings back on the squad.
During Pruitt's media availability on Wednesday, he said, "There will be a time in the next couple of days where me and (Jennings) can sit down and see where things are at.”
Tennessee Football: Jeremy Pruitt leaves the door open for dismissed receiver Jauan Jennings to return https://t.co/JbZa7Ao4ZF— Terry Lambert (@TLambertFB) January 10, 2018
Jennings was dismissed from the team in November after going on a colorful rant regarding Tennessee's coaching staff. He was released at the time by interim coach Brady Hoke, who said playing for the Vols is a "privilege".
Before his release, Jennings missed most of the season due to a wrist injury. But he expected to be back on the field to take down a team he clearly isn't fond of, Vanderbilt.
So Tennessee kicked Jauan Jennings off the team for this? There's no criminal or academic misconduct. Kid is frustrated & has every right to express himself. He's basically being punished for telling the truth. pic.twitter.com/xGTuMvzu5E— ManSitChoAzzDown (@AngryManTV) November 23, 2017
Scores of Tennessee fans were upset to hear the news that the junior who led a Florida win with a 67-yard touchdown and
But, it looks like Pruitt could bring the star receiver back on board. The two are set to meet up sometime soon to chat about what went down, clear the air and hopefully move forward with a fresh outlook. And that has to leave Vols fans buzzing in the off-season.