Butch Jones began his Monday press conference following a difficult defeat to top-ranked Alabama on Saturday with some tough news.
Jones said offensive lineman Jack Jones (66) is done playing football due to a reoccurring neck injury.
Jones says Jack Jones’ career in football is over. Says Jack Jones has dealt with a recurring neck injury.
— Rocky Top Insider (@rockytopinsider) October 23, 2017
Butch on Jack Jones, says he is giving up the game of football because of chronic neck injuries. Decision made after consultation with doctors.
— Rob Lewis (@Volquest_Rob) October 23, 2017
Butch: Jack Jones will no longer play football on the recommendation of a doctor but he will still be a part of the team.
— O&W Report (@OandWReport) October 23, 2017
Butch Jones said he feels for Jack Jones and “his great family”. Jack Jones was a 4-star recruit in the 2015 class from Oakland High School (Murfreesboro, TN).
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