Ben Cleveland, who shared playing time at right guard with Mays in 2019, assumes the starting role heading into 2020. Become a subscriber today. It’s just awesome.”In addition to making his dreams of playing SEC football with his brother by his side, Mays has also brought a plethora of SEC playing experience to Tennessee’s offensive line.

Offensive line coach Sam Pittman left Georgia after the 2019 regular season to take over as head coach at Arkansas. Court documents obtained by Knox News state that Kevin Mays' finger "shot across the floor" after it was severed before it was retrieved by an assistant coach and put on ice. Mays verbally committed to Tennessee as a high school student. He will have an impact on the field, and he will also have a positive effect on our team and in the offensive line room with his leadership ability.”. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA notified No. This was especially true for Tennessee offensive lineman Cade Mays.While other players got a glimmer of hope in August after the SEC, along with the Big 12 and ACC decided to play football this season, Mays was part of a handful of transfers that still wondered if they would have a season at all.Mays, a Knoxville native, spent the previous two seasons playing at Georgia, but opted to spend his final two seasons of eligibility at the school where his father, Kevin Mays was an All-SEC offensive lineman in the 1990s, and where his brother Cooper, was playing.“I had a good experience at Georgia,” Mays told reporters over Zoom this week. (Photo courtesy of Tennessee Athletics Communications), For players across the college football landscape, the 2020 offseason was full of uncertainty. “The timing of the news stories about Mr. Mays’ lawsuit makes clear that UGA leaked this story to sports writers today after Cade delivered a letter to (coach) Kirby Smart late yesterday explaining the reason he’s leaving Kirby’s program.”, Added Mars: “I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that UGA is continuing to take the low road about the lawsuit, but directing sports writers to Mr. Mays’ lawsuit set a new record low for UGA athletics.”.

Pittman is now the head coach at Arkansas. Kevin Mays is also a former Tennessee football player and Cade Mays' brother Cooper joined the Volunteers in the 2020 recruiting class. He backed off that commitment in the fall of 2017, when Tennessee was in the midst of a 4-8 season that resulted in the firing of coach Butch Jones. Preliminary investigation shows another vehicle and the school ... (click for more), Several School Board members on Monday expressed caution about continuing consolidation of county schools. The 5-9 running back carried 13 times for 60 yards in the 23-16 title-clincher over Florida State in the Fiesta Bowl. Mays’ decision to join the Vols sparked excitement among Tennessee faithful. (4) Georgia

Court documents obtained by Knox News state that Kevin Mays ' … Jones had six receptions for 35 yards in 2019 after catching 24 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown in 2018. The lawsuit was filed on Dec. 5 in the State Court of Clarke County in Georgia. We bring you our weekly score predictions from the Dawgs Daily staff. Mays went back and forth from offense to defense before becoming an all-conference performer on the offensive line. One of our dreams was to play high school football together. Current subscribers can click here to join Blake's FREE text group offering updates and analysis on Vols football. Stephens started for the Vols in one other season, filling in for an injured Jamal Lewis for four games en route to the 1998 National Championship. More AP college football: and, FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Georgia offensive lineman Cade Mays (77) runs a drill during an NCAA football practice in Athens, Ga. Georgia sophomore Cade Mays' attorney says the versatile offensive lineman plans to transfer and will have a strong case to be granted immediate eligibility in 2020.

We are just both ecstatic that we both get to go out on the same field at an SEC level and compete. The elder Mays lost part of his pinky finger in a folding chair while on a recruiting trip to Athens. © 2020 2020 SEC Standings – East Noah is the former sports editor of the Daily Beacon and is a 2020 Journalism & Electronic Media graduate from the University of Tennessee. We got to do a lot of things growing up together. He grew up duck hunting, fishing, and going to Volunteer games with his dad.