|Vols linebacker Reeves-Maybin shot in arm|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 12 May 2014 13:56|
Clarksville police say they were responding to reports of shots being fired at a party on Sunday at 2:45 a.m. when Reeves-Maybin said he was standing in the street and ''someone started shooting and he then felt a sharp pain in his arm.'' Reeves-Maybin told police he didn't see who fired the shots. Reeves-Maybin, who is 19 years old, was treated and released from Gateway Medical Center.
Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton said Reeves-Maybin didn't require stitches and was attending class in Knoxville on Monday. Stanton said Reeves-Maybin ''was grazed by a stray bullet.''
''He's a great individual, great character young man, so we're just very fortunate, very blessed that he's doing fine right now,'' Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Monday night during a Big Orange Caravan stop in Memphis.
Reeves-Maybin led Tennessee with 11 special-teams tackles as a freshman last fall. He had 14 tackles overall while alternating between linebacker and defensive back. He is expected to compete for a starting role at linebacker this season.