Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland (34) turned in an All-SEC freshman performance in 2015 and started six of eight games as a sophomore. Plagued by injuries, including an ACL tear that cost him all of last season, Kirkland considered becoming a graduate transfer, but decided against it after meeting with head coach Jeremy Pruitt, according to a report.
Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland (34) turned in an All-SEC freshman performance in 2015 and started six of eight games as a sophomore. Plagued by injuries, including an ACL tear that cost him all of last season, Kirkland considered becoming a graduate transfer, but decided against it after meeting with head coach Jeremy Pruitt, according to a report. Mark Humphrey AP Photo
Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland (34) turned in an All-SEC freshman performance in 2015 and started six of eight games as a sophomore. Plagued by injuries, including an ACL tear that cost him all of last season, Kirkland considered becoming a graduate transfer, but decided against it after meeting with head coach Jeremy Pruitt, according to a report. Mark Humphrey AP Photo

Report: Tennessee coach confirms key linebacker has decided against transferring

May 29, 2018 02:43 PM