Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt out with “freak injury”

Monday September 14th, 2015

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced that redshirt linebacker and defensive end Curt Maggitt will be out for an extended period of time with a hip injury, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Though he didn’t expand on the details of the injury, Jones called it “one of the most freak injuries I've ever been a part of.” Maggitt suffered the injury while playing on punt team.

More details about the timetable for Maggitt’s return will be available later this week.

Maggitt was named a second-team All-SEC linebacker last season and was a first-team preseason All-SEC pick this season. He logged 34 solo tackles last season and led the Volunteers with 11 sacks.

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