VFL Jordan Rodgers selected by Atlanta Braves

Jordan was the first Vol selected in the draft. 

KNOXVILLE, TN - MARCH 28, 2017 - #26 Dom Thornton of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and the Tennessee Volunteers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Amanda Izzi/Tennessee Athletics

SEACAUCUS, N.J. (WATE) – Former Tennessee third baseman Jordan Rodgers was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 2017 MLB Draft.

Rodgers was taken in the sixth round as the 170th pick. Jordan was also the first Vol selected in the draft.

He finished his career at Tennessee as a First Team All-SEC selection for the 2017 season.

Rodgers led the Volunteers in his senior year with a .322 batting average, 35 RBI, 39 runs scored and nine home runs.

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