UT BLOG: Jones, Jackson on "Wednesdays with Wes"

KNOXVILLE - I keep intending to interview just one University of Tennessee football player for this weekly "Wednesday's with Wes" web special, but this week provided another can't-miss opportunity to interview two Volunteers.

Today's guests are senior wide receiver Gerald Jones and sophomore safety Janzen Jackson.

Jones returned to practice this week after breaking his hand in UT's 50-0, season-opening win over UT-Martin on Sept. 4.

Jackson had been committed to LSU for nearly a full year until the day after national signing day in 2009, when the five-star prospect stunned many by choosing the Vols.

I spoke with both players this week and asked several questions about two of the most hotly-debated topics heading into Saturday's game at 12th-ranked LSU - Jones' health, and Jackson's return to his native Louisiana.


Q: Guess who has two thumbs and returned to practice today? You did.