Tennessee Vols' Jacques Smith breaks thumb

Tennessee Vols' Jacques Smith breaks thumb

August 7th, 2013 by Patrick Brown in Local - Breaking News

Jacques Smith of the University Tennessee football team poses for a photograph during media day at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville.

Photo by Staff File Photo/Times Free Press.

Tennessee senior defensive end Jacques Smith from Ooltewah will be out the rest of preseason practice after fracturing his thumb.

UT coach Butch Jones said Smith was injured at the end of Tuesday's night practice and is expected to miss four to six weeks recovering.

Jones said that he hasn't ruled Smith out for the Vols' season opener Aug. 31 again Austin Peay.

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