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Tennessee cornerback commit Terrell Bailey added a big offer Wednesday, tweeting that Notre Dame had extended a scholarship.
Blessed to receive an offer from Notre Dame! #GoIrish
— TerrellBailey.. (@_tbaileyyy) January 11, 2017
The John Ehret (La.) standout continues to hear from a number of other programs, but he told SEC Country that he’s solid to the Vols.
Bailey committed to Tennessee over Texas A&M, Houston, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and others in September.
He’ll take his official visit to Knoxville this weekend, with the Vols hoping to lockdown the 6-foot, 175-pound corner.
After the recent offer, Bailey plans to visit Notre Dame at the end of January, per 247Sports Tom Loy.
The Louisiana native is a coveted commit for Tennessee. The Vols were among the first schools to offer the 3-star prospect. Bailey plays a position a position of need and eyes a chance to make an instant impact in 2017.
“It’s a good fit for me,” Bailey previously told SEC Country.
“I have a chance to play early there.”
Vols extend offers to Top 2018 prospects
With NSD exactly three weeks away, schools are also juggling next year’s board, too.
The Vols continue to aggressively target a number of junior and sophomore prospects, extending scholarships to two 4-star receivers Tuesday.
Kearis Jackson of Peach County (Ga.) High tweeted about his offer. The 6-foot, 195-pound junior holds scholarships from Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Ole Miss and Miami, among others. He’s ranked No. 215 overall, per the 247Sports Composite.
— Kamryn Babb5⃣ (@kamm_o) January 11, 2017
The Vols also offered Top-100 wideout Kamryn Babb. The U.S. Army All-American holds more than 20 scholarships, with schools like Ohio State, Notre Dame, LSU and Auburn already in the mix. He’s ranked No. 86 overall and No. 13 at his position. The St. Louis native stands 6-foot-1, 190-pounds.
Blessed to receive my 16th offer from the University of Tennessee. # GoVols ?⚪️ pic.twitter.com/3jBY4eeDgE
— ~ⓚⓔⓐⓡⓘⓢ~® (@king_kearis) January 10, 2017
In a video released Wednesday, Tennessee officially welcomed its five mid-year enrollees.
Trey Smith, Riley Locklear, Deandre Johnson, Shanon Reid and Will McBride all moved into the new Stokely Hall on Sunday, starting classes today. Meet the five early enrollees.
The Vols football account posted a short video documenting the players’ arrival.
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