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Vols' Jalen Reeves-Maybin has another shoulder surgery

No. 9 Tennessee won't have Jalen Reeves-Maybin for the rest of the season as the senior linebacker has opted to have another surgery on his ailing shoulder, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

According to 247Sports.com, which first reported the story, Reeves-Maybin was not with the Vols for Saturday's loss to No. 1 Alabama in Knoxville, Tennessee, because he was recovering from a third procedure on his shoulder. He suffered a torn labrum in spring practice.

Reeves-Maybin was ejected from the Vols' season opener for targeting, then aggravated the shoulder against Ohio on Sept. 17. He played sparingly against Florida the following week, then sat out the Georgia win and the Texas A&M double-overtime loss.

According to 247Sports.com, Reeves-Maybin, a team captain, was not with the Vols for Saturday's pregame coin toss, as he had been in previous matchups despite the injury.

Reeves-Maybin led the Volunteers in tackles last season. ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has rated him as the third-best senior outside linebacker for the 2017 draft.

Information from ESPN's Chris Low was used in this report.