KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — While injuries continue to pile up for Tennessee, the bug has struck a Volunteers commit, too.
Albany (La.) athlete Cheyenne Labruzza, a future cornerback at Tennessee, injured his knee in a 27-14 win on Friday.
Labruzza told me he thinks he torn his meniscus again — an injury he previously played with for two seasons before opting for surgery last year.
The 3-star prospect, who committed to the Vols over home-state LSU in April, was scheduled to attend the Tennessee-Alabama game on Saturday, but couldn’t after the injury.
“I will shake back,” Labruzza told me.
“It’s all in God’s plan.”
Labruzza is one of Tennessee’s most underrated commits. The nation’s No. 45 cornerback holds more than a dozen offers, with schools like LSU, Texas A&M, Florida and Mississippi State still trying to lure Labruzza away from Tennessee.
The 6-foot, 183-pound prospect hopes to potentially play again this fall. He said he’s going to see how his knee responds this week, and then make a decision about the rest of the year.
So far, Labruzza has had a monster senior season, showcasing his playmaking skills at running back, receiver and cornerback for the Hornets.