With Tennessee losing four of their top Defensive Linemen from a unit that struggled with depth and, frankly, talent, adding a large group of talented DL in the class of 2019 is an absolute necessity. And although Tennessee has six commitments from a high-quality group of Defensive Linemen/Pass-Rushers, there is […]
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Well, the 2018 season is over after a disappointing final two weeks. Every Vol fan has known that the talent deficit was real, but in the last two games against Missouri and Vanderbilt – not exactly two powerhouses and frankly programs Tennessee should be better than just about every season […]
Coming out of the Missouri game, Tennessee is 5-5 and has a win or go home matchup against fellow .500 squad Vanderbilt in Neyland West, aka Memorial Stadium in Nashville. Coach Jeremy Pruitt currently has the #2 recruiting class in the SEC East and 15th nationally, with needs addressed across […]
The biggest recruiting trend so far in the Jeremy Pruitt era at Tennessee is the Vols getting bigger and stronger across the board at every position. If there’s another trend that is continuing on Rocky Top, it’s some old names popping up and popping for the Vols. It happened when […]
Coming into the Kentucky game, a Tennessee program that was 4-5 in Coach Jeremy Pruitt’s inaugural season had the #2 recruiting class in the SEC East and 15th nationally, with ample room to move up and needs addressed at multiple positions. At the same time, national pundits were talking about […]
With spots filling up quickly and some big-name targets remaining on the board, Tennessee can afford to be selective with the last few players it takes in this year’s recruiting class. That alone should tell you what the coaching staff thinks of Melvin McBride, a 6’4″, 315-pound projected offensive guard […]
With the 2018 season kicking off in just two weeks, it is apparent that new Coach Jeremy Pruitt has made great strides in attempting to rebuild his roster. He’s done it via numerous avenues: 1) Blue-chip instant impact JUCO prospects like TE Dominick Wood-Anderson and DL Emmitt Gooden; 2) Grad […]
Right now, Tennessee may not be beating Alabama and Georgia on the field or when it comes to comparing commitments. But star units aren’t necessarily made on the recruiting trail; they’re made in development. Jeremy Pruitt is recruiting the type of players he wants to run his scheme, and he […]
Tennessee moves to No. 11 nationally with today’s commitment from 4-star safety Jaylen McCollough.
On the heels of landing two blue-chip defensive backs, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt filled another major need with a major pickup on Tuesday. Top-ranked JUCO defensive tackle Savion Williams committed to the Vols two days after leaving Knoxville after the weekend recruiting cookout. This isn’t a 4 year decision.:..this is […]