Chavis also confirmed that true freshman offensive tackle Arron Sears was supposed to practice during Monday's work-out. Sears has been battling an ankle injury for the past few days.
Even though Tennessee practiced, the team gave the practice field a rest on Monday. For the first time since the pre-season, the Vols practiced in Neyland Stadium.
Senior three-way player Mark Jones was named SEC special teams player of the week on Monday. Jones returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown on Saturday against Vanderbilt. In all, Jones had 216 all purpose yards. 120 of those came on 5 punt returns.