KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — After 5-star quarterback Hunter Johnson decommitted last December, it took Tennessee exactly a year to finally find its signal caller for the 2017 class.
On Thursday’s podcast, WMNL’s Josh Ward talks with SEC Country’s Jesse Simonton about how the Vols landed Will McBride and what sort of player the 3-star Texas native projects to be.
The also dish on Tennessee’s overall recruiting landscape in its sprint toward National Signing Day, including its needs at cornerback with Keisean Nixon off the board.
Other topics on the docket include potential coaching changes, how Tennessee looks in practice preparing for Nebraska in the Music City Bowl and quick preview of the Vols hoops game against Lipscomb at 7 p.m.
Finally, Steve Palazzolo from ProFootballFocus.com joins the show and discusses Derek Barnett’s draft stock. The junior defensive end was listed at No. 4 overall in PFF’s latest mock draft.
Take a listen.