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A Heater

What else can be said about the week that Tennessee has had on the recruiting trail?  Statistical analysis shows that there is no such thing as momentum in sports.  Well, since Sunday, when 5-star LB Dylan Brooks decided on the Vols, he’s been joined by the following: 4-star DB Kamar […]

Hugh Laughlin an OL on the Rise

Offensive Lineman Hugh Laughlin from Athens Academy in Athens, GA received an offer from Tennessee last week, capping off a month in which he added double-digit offers from the likes of Florida State and Ole Miss among others. We had a chance to catch up with him and get a […]

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 […]