Tennessee RB Marlin Lane rejoins team
Tennessee Volunteer running back Marlin Lane has rejoined the team after missing four spring practices including the Orange and White game for disciplinary reasons.
According to the Associated Press, Lane has officially rejoined the team and is currently participating in summer workouts.
It was speculated that Lane would be making a return soon after Head Coach Butch Jones hinted at the SEC spring teleconference that the sophomore was on the right path to being reinstated. Jones confirmed the news of Lane’s return in a statement posted on Go Vols Extra.com June 7 saying, “He’s back working out with the team.”
Lane was the second leading rusher for the Volunteers last season earning 658 yards on 120 carries and two touchdowns just behind the leader Rajion Neal who ran for 708 yards on 156 carries and five touchdowns.
The duo is expected to make a major impact this seasons as the Volunteers are seeking their first SEC title since 1997 when Peyton Manning led Tennessee to a victory over Auburn 30-29.