Vols RB Bryce Brown Flees Tennessee With Text

The crown jewel of Lane Kiffin’s 2009 recruiting class at the Univ. of Tennessee, sophomore running back Bryce Brown, has reportedly told Vols Coach Derek Dooley that he is leaving the team.

Bryce Brown Leaves Tennessee With Text

Knoxville WNML-AM radio host Jimmy Hyams reports that Brown skipped a scheduled meeting today with Dooley that was reportedly to decide his future with the program. Hyams added that Brown later sent Dooley a text saying he won’t return to the Volunteers.

Josh Ward of the KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL reported Tuesday:

Brown’s father was “ballistic” that Bryce wasn’t man enough to tell Dooley to his face that he’s leaving. Brown left town.

John Adams of the KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL also noted Brown’s awkward departure: Read more…