In a cycle where there aren’t a ton of highly rated quarterbacks, the Tennessee Volunteers and their first-year coaching staff wanted to see several work out before slinging offers. Last week, 3-star signal-caller Brian Maurer of Ocala, Florida, traveled to Knoxville to throw for the staff. Both sides liked what […]
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Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt has fared well recently in picking up several coveted recruiting prospects for the Vols, but he has said time and time again that he trusts his recruiting evaluations over those of analysts. That manifested itself Sunday with an out-of-the-blue pledge from Starkville, Mississippi, defensive end/outside […]
Hey, let’s see how Tennessee is doing on the recruiting trail compared to Alabama and Georgia! They’re two of our biggest rivals and were the two best teams in the nation last year, and that’s where we want to be ASAP! Surely we’re closing the gap… Team Current Rank (247) […]
The SEC recently relaxed its graduate transfer rule for players wishing to switch schools inside the conference after graduation. It didn’t take long for new Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt to capitalize on the rule change. The first-year coach reached into his old stomping grounds and plucked Alabama center transfer Brandon […]
Tennessee landed its second commitment in the past three days with Sunday’s pledge of Heard County (Georgia) High School athlete Aaron Beasley. It could wind up helping fortify the back end of the defense for years to come. Or, it could help the Vols shore up running back recruiting. That’s […]
Vols get a commit from another blue-chip recruit.
After a month of May that predictably yielded a handful of bigtime commitments, Tennessee enters an important month of June with recruiting momentum and a 2019 class 8-deep in commitments and ranked #11 nationally in average stars. At the same time, there are a relatively limited amount of space in […]
Although the prevailing opinion is that the 2019 QB class is relatively weak, Tennessee absolutely has a huge need at the position. The Vols head into the 2018 season with four scholarship QBs, one of which (Keller Chryst) will definitely be gone after this season; at least one of which […]
When it became clear that 4-star athlete Bryce Thompson wasn’t going to be a part of Will Muschamp’s class, Tennessee swept in and tried to get him to come to Knoxville. Even after national signing day, things weren’t clear about his potential future with the Gamecocks, to whom he […]
Things may have gotten off slowly for new Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt in 2019 recruiting, but things certainly have picked up lately. The Vols received a huge pledge on Sunday, getting a commitment from Lakia Henry. #GBO 🔥🍊 pic.twitter.com/Xah1bw94SB — Lakia Henry (@Lakia_henry_4) May 20, 2018 The nation’s […]