UT lands highly rated recruiting class on Signing Day

UT lands highly rated recruiting class on Signing Day

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - University of Tennessee Head Football Coach Butch Jones landed Wednesday a highly rated recruiting class that some are calling one of the school's best ever.

The Vols added 19 signees Wednesday to the 14 who enrolled early.

The new class includes twins Elliott Berry and Evan Berry, the younger brothers of former Vol and All-American Eric Berry and the sons of former Vol James Berry.

In-state recruits included Knoxville native Todd Kelly, Jr., son of former Vol Todd Kelly; Brighton lineman Charles Mosley; Marshall County kicker Aaron Medley; Ensworth DL Michael Sawyers; Brentwood defensive end Derek Barnett; and Montgomery Bell's Jashon Robertson.

This will be Butch Jones' second season at the helm of the Vols football team. His first season ended with a 5-7 record, a fourth straight losing season.

Photos courtesy UTSports.com

New Commitments (Feb. 5, 2014)

Elliott Berry

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-0/206

Hometown (School): Fairburn, Ga. (Creekside HS)

Evan Berry

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 5-11/196

Hometown (School): Fairburn, Ga. (Creekside HS)

Bryson Durden

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 5-10/170

Hometown (School): McDonough, Ga. (Eagles Landing Christian Academy)

Joe Henderson

Pos.: DE

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/222

Hometown (School): Shaker Heights, Oh. (Shaker Heights HS)

Cortez McDowell

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 6-1/201

Hometown (School): Locust Grove, Ca. (Locust Grove HS)

Chris Weatherd

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-4/225

Hometown (School): Carrollton, Tx. (Creekview HS, Trinity Valley CC)

Michael Sawyers

Pos.: DL

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/300

Hometown (School): Antioch, Tenn. (Ensworth HS)

Derek Barnett

Pos.: DE

Ht./Wt.: 6-2/284

Hometown (School): Nashville, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy)

Charles Mosley

Pos.: DL

Ht./Wt.: 6-5/362

Hometown (School): Brighton, Tenn. (Brighton HS)

Jashon Robertson

Pos.: DL/OL

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/306

Hometown (School): Nashville, Tenn. (Montgomery Bell Academy)

Dewayne Hendrix

Pos.: DE

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/252

Hometown (School): O'Fallon, Ill. (O'Fallon Township HS)

Treyvon Paulk

Pos.: RB

Ht./Wt.: 5-8/195

Hometown (School): Alpharetta, Ga. (Milton HS)

Gavin Bryant

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-0/233

Hometown (School): Jackson, Ala. (Jackson HS)

Aaron Medley

Pos.: Kicker

Ht./Wt.: 6-2/173

Hometown (School): Lewisburg, Tenn. (Marshall County HS)

Derrell Scott

Pos.: RB

Ht./Wt.: 5-11/179

Hometown (School): Havelock, N.C. (Havelock HS)

Rashaan Gauden

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 6-1/178

Hometown (School): Spring Hill, Tenn. (Independence HS)

Vic Wharton

Pos.: WR

Ht./Wt.: 5-11/192

Hometown (School): Spring Hill, Tenn. (Independence HS)

Dillon Bates

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/213

Hometown (School): Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Ponte Vedra HS)

Todd Kelly, Jr.

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 6-0/195

Hometown (School): Knoxville, Tenn. (Webb School)

Signed and Currently Enrolled (Jan. 2013)

Chris Beck

Pos.: RB

Ht./Wt.: 6-0/200

Hometown (School): Austell, Ga. (South Cobb HS/Dean College)

Dontavius Blair

Pos.: OL

Ht./Wt.: 6-8/300

Hometown (School): Anniston, Ala. (Anniston HS/Garden City CC)

Neiko Creamer

Pos.: WR

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/223

Hometown (School): Wilmington, Del. (Eastern Christian Academy)

Daniel Helm

Pos.: TE

Ht./Wt.: 6-4/225

Hometown (School): Chatham, Ill. (Glenwood HS)

Jalen Hurd

Pos.: RB

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/227

Hometown (School): Hendersonville, Tenn. (Beech Senior HS)

Jakob Johnson

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-4/240

Hometown (School): Stuttgart, Germany (Jean Ribault HS)

Colton Jumper

Pos.: LB

Ht./Wt.: 6-2/220

Hometown (School): Lookout Mountain, Tenn. (Baylor School/The Hun School)

Josh Malone

Pos.: WR

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/194

Hometown (School): Gallatin, Tenn. (Station Camp HS)

Dimarya Mixon

Pos.: DE

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/263

Hometown (School): Compton, Calif. (West Mesquite HS)

Emmanuel-Moseley

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 5-11/165

Hometown (School): Greensboro, N.C. (Dudley HS)

D'Andre Payne

Pos.: DB

Ht./Wt.: 5-9/176

Hometown (School): Washington, D.C. (Woodson HS)

Von Pearson

Pos.: WR

Ht./Wt.: 6-3/185

Hometown (School): Newport News, Va. (Denbeigh HS/Feather River College)

Ray Raulerson

Pos.: OL

Ht./Wt.: 6-5/275

Hometown (School): Tampa, Fla. (Plant Senior HS)

Coleman Thomas

Pos.: OL

Ht./Wt.: 6-6/299

Hometown (School): Max Meadows, Va. (Fort Chiswell HS)

Owen Williams

Pos.: DL

Ht./Wt.: 6-2/285

Hometown (School): Macon, Ga. (Westside HS/Butler CC)

Ethan Wolf

Pos.: TE

Ht./Wt.: 6-5/243

Hometown (School): Minster, Ohio (Minster HS)


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