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Jauan Jennings listed as a redshirt junior; Appears to have received a medical redshirt

Two more years for Jennings?

NCAA Football: Tennessee at South Carolina Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

The long winding road of Jauan Jennings took another turn this week. After Jeremy Pruitt and AD Phillip Fulmer allowed Jennings to return to the team, just about everyone assumed that Jennings would have just one year of eligibility remain. That doesn’t appear to be the case, according to

They list Jennings as a redshirt junior, meaning Jennings received a medical redshirt for last season. Jennings played in the first quarter against Georgia Tech, but quickly exited due to a wrist injury. He didn’t return during the 2017 season.

Of course, the wheels fell off after that. Jennings wasn’t with the team on the sidelines throughout the rest of the season and his status was very much left up in the air. Just as he was nearing a potential return, interim head coach Brady Hoke announced on Nashville’s 104.5 The Zone that Jennings had been removed from the team.

Jeremy Pruitt left the door open for his return immediately after taking the job. To this point, Jennings appears to have taken the correct steps to stay in good standing with the new staff.

Now he’ll get two more potential years in Knoxville. Maybe that’s enough to rebuild his image and solidify his NFL future.