Tennessee lost another commitment Sunday when defensive lineman Chidi Okonya from Riverdale High School (Riverdale, Ga.) announced he will de-commit from theVols.
After careful consideration I am de committing myself from the University of Tennessee. I thank the Vol Nation and staff for their support.
— Chidi Okonya (@_itschii) December 7, 2015
The 6-foot-6 ½, 230-pounder’s decision drops Tennessee to 16 commitments for the 2016 class. The 4-star prospect committed to the Vols in May over several scholarship offers, including Georgia, Clemson and Florida, among others
On Sunday. Okonya is the second prospect to announce he is no longer a part of the Vols’ upcoming class. Athlete TaDarryl Marshall said his scholarship was revoked via Twitter on Sunday.
Marshall, a 6-foot, 180-pound prospect from Leeds High School (Leeds, Ala.), chose Tennessee over scholarship offers from several other schools, including Auburn, Alabama and Mississippi State.