With Tennessee’s final home game approaching Saturday, coach Butch Jones took some time out of his weekly Monday news conference to reflect on his seniors.

Well, one a little bit more than the others.

Jones lauded the career of quarterback Joshua Dobbs, an SEC academic honor roll player as well as a three-year starter.

Dobbs has excelled both on and off the field, majoring in aerospace engineering while setting school records. Like Jones mentioned, his quarterback is also involved in the community, like when he visited youth football players in his hometown of Alpharetta, Georgia.

But Jones also touched on his senior class as a whole, saying he “will be forever indebted” to it for helping the Volunteers return to relevance in the SEC East. The team will honor its 11 seniors but not any juniors who may leave early for the NFL draft.

Tennessee (7-3, 3-3) hosts Missouri (3-7, 1-5) at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday.

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