Pig Howard sitting out spring practice at Tennessee

Tennessee basketball adds another graduate transfer (Image 1)
Tennessee basketball adds another graduate transfer (Image 1)

The Tennessee Volunteers open spring practice Friday in Knoxville, but they will do it without wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard.

Howard is still enrolled at Tennessee, but is taking a leave of absence from the team to deal with personal issues according to head coach Butch Jones.

Howard caught 44 passes last season for 388 yards and 3 Touchdowns.

The Vols spring game is scheduled for April 12.

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