During his weekly Monday press conference, Tennessee head coach Butch Jones seemed certain both Marcus Jackson and Coleman Thomas would be on the practice field come Tuesday.
But when Tuesday rolled around, neither Jackson nor Thomas were in attendance when the media arrived to watch practice.
Jones stated, however, that Jackson did eventually practice for the Volunteers, coming in and out for rehabilitation. Thomas, though, sat out because of his left ankle injury.
"Coleman rehabbed the entire practice," Jones said. "So I think Marcus right now is a little bit ahead of Coleman in terms of availability. We fully anticipate ...