Jalin Hyatt opens up on Tennessee's season, why team shares such a close bond
Jalin Hyatt and Tennessee are in the midst of a dream season. And the stakes are even higher on Saturday as the No. 2 Volunteers visit No. 1 Georgia at Sanford Stadium, where the atmosphere is set to be fever pitch.
Hyatt has been one of the most important figures for the Vols in 2022. Thanks to Hendon Hooker, he has not only a team-high 907 yards, but also 14 receiving touchdowns this season, a program record, along with the single-game record of 5 set earlier in the year.
Hyatt, following the Vols’ win over Kentucky, took a reflective stance on the season, with everyone in the program sharing a bond of “adversity” they’ve had to overcome to get to this moment.
“I think why we’re so close as a team is because I feel like a lot of people have adversity stories here, and it just brings us closer together because everybody understands when you’re at your lowest and what you can do. Just blessed to be a part of this team,” he said.
The Vols’ next step now is conquering the top-ranked Bulldogs, with a win being the program’s 1st over a No. 1 since 1985.