Vols' Foster has knee surgery, should be OK for spring practice

Updated: January 25, 2008, 8:36 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee running back Arian Foster underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to be ready for spring practice.

Tennessee athletic trainer Jason McVeigh said Friday that Foster is expected to make a full recovery in four to six weeks. McVeigh did not specify why Foster needed surgery. Spring practice at Tennessee starts March 11.

Foster, the Vols' top rusher, ran for 1,193 yards and 12 touchdowns last season.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.