Recruiting

Your source for Tennessee Volunteers recruiting news, information, and commentary. Gameday on Rocky Top is a community of reasonable fanatics all sharing a passion for Tennessee athletics. News on commits, updated class rankings, and analysis, all often with a touch of humor.

Vols Add Roc Taylor to 2021 Class

Tennessee picked up its third commitment of the COVID Shutdown Period on Good Friday when 3-star ATH Roc Taylor tweeted out his commitment to the Vols.  Taylor is a Jumbo ATH at 6-3/4, and ~215 pounds who profiles as a Dee Beckwith/Kyle Pitts-type TE/WR hybrid.  He was incredibly productive last […]

Vols Staff Doing Work During Shutdown

Having built Tennessee’s roster to the point that some are talking about the Vols as a darkhorse in the SEC East in 2020, it’s clear that Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt has done an outstanding job recruiting since taking over just weeks before the inaugural Early Signing Period in the 2018 […]

The Case for Fabien Lovett

Whether one wants to believe that it was simply due to Coach Mike Leach’s in-poor-taste tweet or not, Mississippi State Defensive Tackle Fabian Lovett decided to enter the NCAA’s Transfer Portal this past weekend.  According to his father, Tennessee has been among the teams to immediately contact Lovett and his […]

Vols Land Commitment from Instate WR Merrill

With today’s commitment of WR Walker Merrill from Brentwood HS in Nashville, Tennessee now has nine public commitments.  Merrill is the second of those from the Volunteer State along with ATH Elijah Howard, and is another elite talent in the Vols’ commitment column.  Our prior column understated both Merrill’s standing […]

Workin’ for the Weekend

This first weekend of March will be the initial opportunity for programs across the country to host prospects on campus.  Following up on last week’s news and notes at the end of February, below are more flushed out expected visitor lists for Tennessee and its chief rivals and where Vol […]