On the same day his teammate announced his commitment to Tennessee, Antonio Johnson also decided to go ahead and commit to the Vols as well.
Four-star safety Antonio Johnson of East St. Louis, Illinois attended UT’s camp on Friday with his teammate, offensive lineman Javontez Spraggins. At the camp, Spraggins picked up an offer from the Vols and decided to commit then and there. Johnson picked up an offer from Tennessee back in late February, and he joined his teammate in announcing his commitment to UT’s 2020 class.
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On the same day his teammate committed to the Vols, four-star East St. Louis High School safety Antonio Johnson also committed to UT.
Anybody interested in getting together for the Tennessee vs. Georgia game in Knoxville on October 5th? It has been a few years since any of us got together so I thought I would throw it out there. We got 6 and a half months to organize something so if there is interest timing should not be an issue
Tennessee picked up yet another transfer in Oregon’s sophomore guard Victor Bailey Jr. on Friday evening. Other teams that were in the mix were Texas, Texas A&M, and Baylor.
According to 247Spors Composite rankings, Bailey was a former four-star prospect and the No. 86 overall player in the 2017 class. He was ranked as the No. 19 point guard and No. 5 overall player from Texas.
The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder will join the 2019 class. However, he will likely have to sit out next season.
The Tennessee Vols football program has three former players on the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Al Wilson, who played linebacker from 1995 to 1998 and was the leader of the national title team, is among them. Larry Seivers, a two-time All-American wide receiver in 1975 and 1976, is another. Finally, there is Bobby Majors, the younger brother of Johnny Majors who was an All-American in 1971 after setting a school record with 10 interceptions.
Tennessee football suffered a major blow Tuesday. Jeremy Pruitt confirmed Volunteers linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. and tight end James Brown are retiring.
After numerous questions surrounding their status, Tennessee football finally got answers to the futures of Darrin Kirkland Jr. and James Brown Tuesday. And the news wasn’t good for either of them or for the Vols.
Both players are giving up the sport after suffering numerous injuries. Kirkland, who would have been entering his redshirt senior season, notably missed part of 2016 and all of 2017 before dealing with an injury this spring. Brown, who would have been a redshirt sophomore, has had two shoulder surgeries and never played a down on Rocky Top.
Tennessee football: Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr., TE James Brown retiring
Tennessee football suffered a major blow Tuesday. Jeremy Pruitt confirmed Volunteers linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. and tight end James Brown are retiring....