Late breaking news ahead of Tennessee’s very first game of the 2021 period– arising pass rush Byron Young will certainly not have the ability to play tonight. The Volunteers face Bowling Environment-friendly (8 p.m. ET, SEC Network) to begin the Josh Heupel period.
Young has actually been ruled ineligible, many thanks to a two-game period for a prep institution that was ceased in 2017.
SIMPLY IN FROM: edge rush Byron Youthful will not play tonight versus Bowling Eco-friendly, as he is disqualified due to a two-game stint at a prep college that ceased 2 games right into the 2017 season.
— Volquest Staff (@Volquest_Rivals).
According to the NCAA, his qualification started during those two prep school video games. However, it will certainly not cost him a complete season after the prep school team folded., Tennessee has appealed the choice.
Young devoted to Tennessee back in December, coming in from the JUCO ranks. He almost surrendered on his football dreams out of secondary school, yet obtained a 2nd possibility after trying the Georgia Military College. Young was taking care of a Buck General shop at the time.
His 2020 JUCO season was terminated because of COVID, but his 2019 tape sufficed to gain him some offers. He committed to Jeremy Pruitt prior to he was terminated, as well as stuck to the Volunteers through the coaching change. In spring practice, Young quickly arised as a pressure on the edge– a real location of need.
Tennessee fans will have to wait on his debut as this scenario gets sorted out. Reasoning appears to suggest that Youthful will certainly miss out on two video games, but we’ll see what occurs with the charm.
Update: Tennessee validates. Receivers Ramel Keyton and also Jimmy Calloway are additionally out tonight.
Tennessee verifies WR Ramel Keyton, WR Jimmy Calloway and also DE Byron Youthful will not play tonight vs. Bowling Green.
— David Ubben (@davidubben).