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Tennessee dismisses Janzen Jackson

Updated: August 24, 2011, 3:29 PM ET
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

Junior safety Janzen Jackson, one of Tennessee's most talented and experienced defenders, has been dismissed from the team.

Coach Derek Dooley announced Jackson's dismissal Wednesday. Dooley declined to divulge specifics, but sources told ESPN.com that Jackson has battled substance-abuse issues during his time at Tennessee and failed multiple drug tests.

"Our program has devoted a tremendous amount of energy, resources, support and care in an effort to help Janzen manage his ...

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