Memphis LB King signs with Vols

Greg King

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Greg King

Melrose High School linebacker Greg King (center) signed with the University of Tennessee on Wednesday, Feb. 4. He is pictured with his family.

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Melrose High School linebacker Greg King (center) signed with the University of Tennessee on Wednesday, Feb. 4. He is pictured with his family.

Greg King

Photo by Rivals

Greg King

Memphis Melrose High School linebacker Greg King signed Wednesday morning with Tennessee.

King, the nation's No. 30 strongside linebacker prospect according to Scout.com, had also considered Auburn and Texas Tech.

The 6-3, 200-pound King registered 130 tackles and four sacks as a senior.

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Comments » 28

letshave1more writes:

YES!!!!

volsfan1076 writes:

This kid is gonna be a stud!

RUFKM writes:

Anybody want to play offense for the Vols in 09?

TxFatBoy writes:

Here's some good news! Maybe some of the quitters will shut up now!

UTandETSUfan writes:

glad to see some good news in the wake of oku decommitting.

Jillelumpkins writes:

WELCOME TO TENNESSEE!!!

GO VOLS!!!

TANA WHO?

dcvoller writes:

Great get! Glad to have him as a VOL!

RoyaltyVol writes:

Oh yea, UT lands a 3 star recruit, what great news! Its bad when you get excited over signing a 3 star recruit! However we will take what we can get!

AllVol2008#1353998 writes:

Some good news coming in. Excellent!! A possible top 15 class?

golfballs03 writes:

Our Defense has some allure. King is raw. I think we can shape him into a player

RoyaltyVol writes:

in response to kdt0725#208656:

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Do you know if there is any word on the street about a QB? *LOL*

sdorangetrio writes:

Nick this was a great pickup

RJ_Vol writes:

Hop on board! The Big Orange Train is startin' to roll!!! Greeeeeeeeeeeeg King, all-a-aboard!

ETSU_Vol writes:

in the words of quagmire "giggidy giggidy allriiiiiiiiiight"

sdorangetrio writes:

hop on the lane train

ctownvol writes:

in response to ETSU_Vol:

in the words of quagmire "giggidy giggidy allriiiiiiiiiight"

Good one ETSU!
Contrary to popular belief the sky is indeed NOT falling.

MemphisVol1485 writes:

I have seen this kid play. He is a beast. He can get from sideline to sideline as fast as anyone in the SEC.

smashmouth98 writes:

oh yea, we got the ball rolling now. Let's keep it up Orange Swarm!!

allvol9 writes:

Welcome Mr. King...you'll look great in Orange!

gavol74 writes:

in response to RoyaltyVol:

Oh yea, UT lands a 3 star recruit, what great news! Its bad when you get excited over signing a 3 star recruit! However we will take what we can get!

King will be a stud for sure,But I belive the biggest surprise may be this afternoon we are doing well in W Tn,I dont have any inside info But my gut tells me despite all the hoop la about GA and OSU we may have a real shot at Marlon Brown after doing so well in W Tn with the recruits we have already signed......JMO

BigOrangeVol writes:

He's the great Linebacker we wanted anyway.
He fits Kiffy's system.
He isn't afraid of the competition at UT.

cjraney writes:

I love this guy. Welcome to UT Greg. I know you'll rep the M-town with pride. Listen to Monte & Co. and you'll accomplish some great things. Go Vols!

cbbcvol writes:

we got a 2010 commitment in jacques smith a 5 star on scout

smokey90 writes:

Does anyone know his grades and ACT score?

Volunatic writes:

Glad you picked UT, Greg! GO VOLS!

givehim6 writes:

in response to TxFatBoy:

Here's some good news! Maybe some of the quitters will shut up now!

Amean, what all the doom and gloom people do not think is the day is not over yet. The only commitmentment i'v went dang about was Graves going to TT, let's see what Brown does.

RoyaltyVol writes:

in response to gavol74:

King will be a stud for sure,But I belive the biggest surprise may be this afternoon we are doing well in W Tn,I dont have any inside info But my gut tells me despite all the hoop la about GA and OSU we may have a real shot at Marlon Brown after doing so well in W Tn with the recruits we have already signed......JMO

If we do sign Brown, then I don't think anyone could argue that coach LK and staff didn't do a great job these past 2 months. I feel like this 09 class will be better than expected!

johnlg00 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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We are all devastated that you won't be caring this season. All I have seen from you was negativity anyway. Please "not care" enough to stop posting on here! The real Vol fans will keep supporting our team.

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