Tennessee recruit Greg Emerson‘s left leg buckled during a drill at Nike’s The Opening. He received plenty of social media support after the incident.
Tennessee offensive line coach Walt Wells cannot tweet specifically about any recruits, but this tweet was obviously meant for Emerson.
— Walt Wells (@UTWWells) July 2, 2017
Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Trey Smith, who like Emerson is a native of Jackson, Tenn., took to Twitter as well.
Prayers out to my lil bro! @sneakerhad_greg keep your head up because god has a plan in store for you!! 🙏🏾💯
— Trey Smith (@smithtrey98) July 2, 2017
Another Tennessee native, Jerome Carvin, offered up support. Carvin, another top Vols recruiting target, recently named Tennessee among his top 10 schools.
Prayers up🙏🏾 for @sneakerhad_greg God got u big dawg💯💯💯
— JEROME CARVIN7️⃣4️⃣ (@JeromeCarvin) July 2, 2017
Fellow Volunteer State native and defensive lineman D’Andre Litaker tweeted, too. Litaker committed to the Vols in June.
Prayers for my dawg @sneakerhad_greg speedy recovery god got you 💯🙏🏽
— D'Andre Litaker (@dandrelitaker) July 2, 2017
Here are more tweets of support from recruits, current college players and others from across the country:
Prayers out to @sneakerhad_greg Man. That could've been any of us dawg. Stay up bro we praying for you! SPEEDY RECOVERY
— Xavier Thomas 1️⃣9️⃣ (@atxlete) July 2, 2017
Keep ya head up bro , see it through. God got in all under control . 🙏🏾💯@sneakerhad_greg
— D.Wilkes #14 (@Dantae_Wilkes) July 2, 2017
Please pray for my bro @sneakerhad_greg 🙏🏼🙏🏼
— B.J. Burton (@bjburton6) July 2, 2017
Prayers to Greg Emerson at The Opening, I absolutely hate to see anyone get injured competing and perfecting their craft 🙏🏾🏈
— HUGO BOSS (@HughpDavis) July 2, 2017
Prayers and well wishes up to my guy Greg Emerson for a speedy recovery! God got you and you'll be back better than ever before you know it! pic.twitter.com/r1doGwctav
— Brian Stumpf (@Stumpf_Brian) July 2, 2017
Prayers up to Greg Emerson ! Hope he gets back on track soon.
— Walker Moore (@wmooreedits) July 2, 2017
— JB_32 (@xInSoMnIaAdDiCt) July 2, 2017