Tennessee lineman Gooden out for season with torn ACL

Tennessee lineman Gooden out for season with torn ACL


THERE’S ALREADY BAD NEWS FOR THE TENNESSEE FOOTBALL PROGRAM, WITH JUST OVER THREE WEEKS BEFORE THEY OPEN THE SEASON AT HOME AGAINST GEORGIA STATE ON AUGUST 31ST… OFFENSIVE LINEMAN NATHAN NIEHAUS HAS LEFT THE TEAM. AND HEAD COACH JEREMY PRUITT ANNOUNCED AFTER PRACTICE TODAY THEY’LL BE WITHOUT DEFENSIVE TACKLE EMMIT GOODEN. THE FORMER LAST CHANCE U STAR, SIGNED WITH TENNESSEE AS A PART OF PRUITT’S INITIAL RECRUITING CLASS IN 2018. THE 6-3, 290 POUND DEFENSIVE LINEMAN WHO REGISTERED 33 TACKLES AND SEVEN TACKLES FOR LOSS, GOOD FOR THIRD ON THE TEAM IN 2018 SUFFERED A TORN A-C-L IN PRACTICE YESTERDAY… THE POSITION IS DEEP, BUT THE EXPERIENCE IS LIMITED…. “WE’LL JUST MOVE SOME GUYS UP THERE WE’VE GOT 10 GUYS THERE RIGHT NOW SO WORKING IN THE DEFENSIVE LINE THEIR ARE NOT A LOT OF DIFFERENCE IN ANY OF THEM SOME OF THEM HAVE PLAYED IN SOME GAMES AND SOME HAVEN’T THEY ALL HAVE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESS BUT MOST OF THEM HAVE LIMITED GAME EXPERIENCE.” THE ETSU BUCCANEER FOOTBALL TEAM HAD THE AFTERNOON OFF BEFORE THEY TAKE THE FIELD AGAIN IN THE MORNING….

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