Vols defensive-lineman to miss 2019 season due to injury

Tennessee Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Emmit Gooden will miss the entire 2019 season due to injury.

Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt confirming that the defensive lineman has a torn ACL.

The senior from Brownsville transferred to Tennessee from Independence Community College where he was featured on the Netflix Docu-series Last Chance U.

Gooden playing in all 12 games last season ranking third on the team with 7 tackles for loss.

He is set to have surgery next week, just weeks before the season opener against Georgia State.

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