He figures to start the first game of his second season as a Volunteer — at linebacker.
The Clarksville native and former Scout four-star prospect wasted no time showcasing his nose for the football and playmaking ability, leading Tennessee with 11 special-teams tackles. He also blocked a punt against Georgia in October.
The Northeast (Tenn.) High School product arrived on campus in January 2013 with a torn labrum and the subsequent surgery impeded his progress in terms of physical development. Now healed and at a position that suits his skills, the sky is the limit.
InsideTennessee went one-on-one with Reeves-Maybin after Tuesday's practice. See what the mid-state product said about his surgically repaired shoulder, adapting to ‘backer, learning under assistant coach Tommy Thigpen and more:
See what else Reeves-Maybin had to say on record after a practice earlier this month in the video below:
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