Tennessee Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt announced on Tuesday that running back Carlin Fils-aime will be out until at least July after undergoing a procedure for a leg injury.

The Florida native moved to cornerback prior to the 2018 season, but he was moved back to running back for the Vols’ final five games last year.

Fils-aime has rushed for 309 yards and five touchdowns so far during his career in Knoxville. His best season came as a sophomore in 2017 when he rushed for 215 yards on 31 attempts.

Tennessee is actually in pretty good shape at running back heading into the 2019 season. Ty Chandler will once again be the Vols’ primary back. Newcomer Eric Gray, along with veterans Tim Jordan and Jeremy Banks, will provide Tennessee with plenty of depth at the position.

Fils-aime, however, should be good to go for the start of the 2019 season, though it’s possible he could miss some of fall practice.

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