Wednesday September 16th, 2015

Tennessee linebacker and defensive end Curt Maggitt will be out for upwards of eight weeks, reports Barrett Sallee of Bleacher Report. 

The redshirt senior suffered a hip injury while playing on punt coverage, head coach Butch Jones revealed Monday. 

Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt out with “freak injury”

Maggitt serves as Tennessee's go-to pass rusher on defense. He led the Volunteers with 11 sacks last season.

He was chosen first-team preseason All-SEC after earning second-team All-SEC honors last season.

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