Jalen Hurd transferring
Jan 1, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Jalen Hurd (1) is presented the MVP trophy with head coach Butch Jones as they beat the Northwestern Wildcats in the 2016 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 45-6. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Vols head coach Butch Jones addressed the media, Monday, and had more to address than a typical beginning of the week press conference. Reports are that star running back Jalen Hurd is leaving the football program with four games left in his junior season.

Jones answered questions about the status of Hurd.

Hurd has already been removed from the football roster on the official team website.

Where did it go wrong?

Drama has filled the junior running back’s season. It all began when Hurd fumbled at the goal-line against Georgia when he thought he could coast in for a score but was blindsided by a big hit. Hurd didn’t play most of the second half, then missed the game against Texas A&M with an “upper body” injury. Hurd returned to play against Alabama. After the bye week, Hurd was perceived to be ready to roll for the rest of the season. However, something happened in the game against South Carolina when Hurd only got eight carries for just 16 yards. Sophomore John Kelly got most of the carries. Carlin Fils-Aime saw his first action of the season, as Hurd stood on the sidelines.

Here are three reasons why Hurd is leaving Tennessee.