The Knoxville News-Sentinel has updated the ongoing story of Nu'Keese Richardson, Janzen Jackson and Mike Edwards, stemming from an attempted robbery early Thursday morning in the Pilot parking lot on the Cumberland Avenue strip. According to UT spokesperson Tiffany Carpenter, none of the three players are listed on the travel roster for tomorrow's noon kickoff at Ole Miss, for which the Vols will travel to Oxford today.
Janzen Jackson was released yesterday on his own recognizance, and Mike Edwards made bail at $19,500. KNS reports Richardson was still in custody as of today.
Jackson's role in the events remains in question, as does Tennessee's response in terms of suspensions or dismissals, as both Mike Hamilton and Lane Kiffin have stated they will wait until all the facts are clear before dishing out punishment. Charges against Jackson could end up being dropped, but either way the freshman free safety will not be making the trip to Oxford.
Look for Prentiss Wagner or Darren Myles to step in at free safety, and Dennis Rogan to join David Oku in returning kickoffs in place of Nu'Keese. We'll continue to update throughout the day as new information becomes available.