Breaking news: A top player from Tennessee has reversed his decision to enter the transfer portal, just a day after reports indicated he was planning to leave…Read more.

Ezoic: Tennessee’s SEC schedule kicks off on September 21st against a new rival, Oklahoma, and the Volunteers will have one of their defensive linemen on the field despite recent news suggesting he was set to enter the transfer portal.

On Monday, reports surfaced indicating that defensive lineman Jayson Jenkins intended to enter the spring transfer portal to find a new college football program.

Jenkins, a three-star recruit from the class of 2022, played in six games last season, making just four tackles. It seemed like he was set to leave Knoxville, but plans took a turn. Despite earlier reports, 24 hours later, he officially entered the transfer portal.

According to, Jayson Jenkins is planning not to enter the NCAA transfer portal. According to Ryan Callahan from, “Jenkins never officially submitted paperwork to add his name to the transfer portal before deciding to return to Tennessee.

While it may not seem critical that a player with only four tackles last season decided to stay, maintaining depth on the defensive line is always beneficial. The Volunteers recently lost their leading tackler, linebacker Elijah Herring, who entered the portal last week. With a reduced roster on defense, Tennessee couldn’t afford to lose another player.

Related posts

Leave a Comment