KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -Tennessee tailback LaMarcus Coker, the team's leading rusher last season who was indefinitely suspended two weeks ago, will rejoin the team.
Coach Phillip Fulmer said Friday that Coker ``has fulfilled his obligations'' to return to the team starting with practice Saturday. He also said that the decision came ``at the recommendation of (Coker's) medical advisers.''
Though he will be back, Coker will not make the trip to California for the Tennessee's season opener Sept. 1, but could make the home opener the following week.
``I do expect him to return against Southern Miss if he continues on a positive track,'' Fulmer said.
The sophomore led the Volunteers with 696 rushing yards his freshman year, even though he was sidelined for two games by an injured knee. He was competing for time with junior Arian Foster and sophomore Montario Hardesty.
Coker, who had a pair of touchdown runs for more than 80 yards each last season, was suspended for several practices last December for undisclosed reasons.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

CFL Betting News and Notes Week 6 on Fri, Jul 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Wed, Jul 2017 by Blade
Improve your NFL betting skills on Tue, Jul 2017 by JJordan90
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 5 on Mon, Jul 2017 by Blade
Pac-12 Schedule Breakdown on Sun, Jul 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Wisconsin Win-Total Prediction Can the Wisconsin Badgers get back to being among the elite in the Big Ten and national pictures in the 2017 season? Here’s...
Thumbnail Auburn Win-Total Pick Will the Auburn Tigers get back to winning 9 games in the...
Thumbnail Georgia Win-Total Pick Can the Georgia Bulldogs finally piece together the...
Thumbnail 2017 CFB: Five Bold Predictions The 2017 college football season is set to kick off in one month, and before you know it, we’ll be heading to September and getting ready for another NCAAF Playoff,...
Thumbnail Washington Win-Total Prediction After reaching the College Football Playoffs in 2016, will the Washington Huskies have what it takes to make a return trip in...

NCAAF Team Pages