The toughest stretch of Tennessee's season just got tougher.
The Volunteers face a stretch of four ranked teams in the next five weeks, and they'll have to navigate it without quarterback Tyler Bray, who fractured the thumb on his throwing hand late in Saturday night's loss to Georgia when he hit it on the helmet of Bulldogs linebacker Christian Robinson.
The sophomore's recovery time is an estimated six weeks, according to a UT release.
See Monday's Times Free Press for more on this story.
Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011. A native of Memphis, Brown graduated from UT in May of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Electronic Media and worked at the Knoxville News Sentinel for two years on the sports editorial staff and as a freelance contributor. If it’s the NBA, the NFL or SEC football and basketball, he’s probably reading about it or watching it on TV. Contact him ...