KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Today’s daily Tennessee football podcast previews another busy recruiting weekend for the Vols, as well as Tennessee’s upcoming hoops game against Mississippi State.
WMNL’s Josh Ward opens Friday’s Rocky Talk podcast with an update on Tennessee’s search for an athletic director. The school recently released a statement saying the official search hasn’t technically begun yet.
Later, he’s joined by SEC Country’s Jesse Simonton for chat about Tennessee football in-home visits, official visitors and the possibility of an early signing day in the future.
The Vols will host 12 prospects over the weekend, including nine commits.
The other visitors are defensive end Aaron Sterling (Tucker, Ga.), tailback Tim Jordan (Bartow, Ga.) and a surprise name: Auburn tailback commit Devan Barrett.
SEC Country sources confirmed late Thursday evening that Barrett would take a trip to Tennessee this weekend. However, the 4-star tailback from Tampa Catholic remains solid to the Tigers, hosting a pair of assistant coaches in-home Thursday and then scheduled to see Gus Malzahn early next week.
***Note: The podcast was recorded before 4-star safety commit Maleik Gray (LaVergne) told reporters that he would not visit Florida State this weekend.
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