KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — After meeting with coach Butch Jones and several Tennessee assistants earlier in the day, 3-star receiver Joshua Palmer committed to the Vols on Tuesday.
| Committed ‼️| Thankful for the help and support put into this decision.
It's all crumbs from here on out ?? pic.twitter.com/6JkFFIchFl
— Palmer (@Joshua5Palmer) January 24, 2017
The St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) standout is teammates with Vols defensive tackle commit Kivon Bennett. Palmer is the 28th pledge in Tennessee’s 2017 recruiting class.
The former longtime Syracuse commit reopened his recruitment shortly before taking an official visit to Tennessee on Jan. 13. He tripped to UCLA over the weekend.
A Canadian native, Palmer stands 6-foot-2, 200-pounds. Palmer holds more than a dozen offers and is the nation’s No. 119 receiver, per 247Sports Composite.
He had 32 receptions for 506 yards and 8 touchdowns as a senior on a state championship team.
— Zach Azzanni COACH Z (@UTCoachZA) January 24, 2017
The Vols now have four receivers in their 2017 class, with Palmer joining 3-stars Jordan Murphy (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Princeton Fant (LaVergne, Tenn.) and Jacquez Jones (Clearwater, Fla.).
Jones took his official visit to Tennessee over the weekend and reaffirmed his commitment with the Vols. Both Murphy, who has some work to do in the classroom, and Fant are solid to Tennessee.
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