Vols vs Indiana - Tax Slayer Bowl
Head coach Jeremy Pruitt for the Tennessee volunteers facing Indiana in the 2020 Tax Slayer Bowl.

For the second consecutive day, Tennessee added a transfer as former Sourthern California receiver Velus Jones Jr. announced he'd be joining the Vols.

Jones is a graduate transfer, meaning he will be eligible to play in the 2020 season and will help the Vols replace production from this season's talented receiver room.

Jones also won't be the only transfer in that room next season. Jones joins Georgia transfer Deangelo Gibbs, who spent 2019 sitting out.

Jones best season at USC was his sophomore season where he caught 24 catches for 246 yards and a touchdown. Jones production dropped off in his senior year when some younger receivers passed him on the depth chart.

Jones production decreased last season where he caught just six passes for 35 yards. Jones also returned kicks and punts for the Trojans.

The opportunity for Jones to play will be there from the moment he steps on campus as the Vols will have to replace their two most productive receivers, Jauan Jennings and Marquez Callaway, as well as reserve receiver Tyler Byrd

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