Tennessee running back John Kelly carries the ball against South Carolina in the Vols’ 24-21 loss on Oct. 29, 2016 in Columbia, S.C. The surprising departure of Jalen Hurd and and injuries to Alvin Kamara leave Tennessee relying on sophomore Kelly at running back.
Tennessee running back John Kelly carries the ball against South Carolina in the Vols’ 24-21 loss on Oct. 29, 2016 in Columbia, S.C. The surprising departure of Jalen Hurd and and injuries to Alvin Kamara leave Tennessee relying on sophomore Kelly at running back. Sean Rayford Associated Press
Tennessee running back John Kelly carries the ball against South Carolina in the Vols’ 24-21 loss on Oct. 29, 2016 in Columbia, S.C. The surprising departure of Jalen Hurd and and injuries to Alvin Kamara leave Tennessee relying on sophomore Kelly at running back. Sean Rayford Associated Press

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