Former Vols LB Apologizes to Law Enforcement for Viral TMZ Video
Since being removed from the Vols’ program, news about Banks has been fairly slow. However, Banks broke his silence on the situation on Monday via Twitter, apologizing for his mistake saying, “I’m truly sorry for my mistake, and I really appreciate everyone that’s rocking with me.” Banks also tweeted a photo of himself with 3 local officers with the caption, “That night I had forgot to pray moments before, it was counted for though. FOR THE PEOPLE.”
Banks last appearance in a Tennessee uniform was against the Chattanooga Mocs, he finished with 7 tackles and 2 interceptions in a game where he led the Vols’ defense to a 45-0 shutout win. The Sophomore was a part of Jeremy Pruitt’s first recruiting class in Knoxville and was rated as the 13th best player in the State of Tennessee according to 247 Sports.
While Banks’ future both on and off the field remains unknown, you have to appreciate that he apologized for his mistake, even after being released from UT’s squad a month prior.
Luke A. Thomas
Luke was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and grew up with a passion for SEC Football.
His career in journalism started in 2016 when he covered his hometown MTSU Blue Raiders. He would later go on to cover the local Vanderbilt Commodores before he would begin covering the Volunteers. He wrote for SBNation, covering UT Athletics before joining Volunteer Roadshow in May of 2019. At Volunteer Roadshow he covers all things Tennessee, with a focus on UT Football and Basketball.