Following the explosive allegation that Tennessee coach Butch Jones told one of his former players, Drae Bowles, that he “betrayed the team” after helping a woman who claimed she was the victim of a rape carried out by two other Vols football players, Jones has issued an official statement, via Michael Spencer, Sports Director at WATE in Knoxville.

Jones clearly denies the allegations made by Bowles.

The University of Tennessee also released an official statement Wednesday night, and that can be read here.