Myles signs with Vols, wants to be part of that 'rebuilding' at UT

Darren Myles Jr. from Atlanta signed with the Vols today.

Photo by Atlanta Journal Constitution

Darren Myles Jr. from Atlanta signed with the Vols today.

Darren Myles signs with UT

Darren Myles Jr. from Atlanta signed with the Vols today.

Photo by Atlanta Journal Constitution

Darren Myles Jr. from Atlanta signed with the Vols today.

Highly touted safety Darren Myles Jr. signed with Tennessee on Wednesday.

Myles, 6-foot-1, 175-pounder from Carver High School in Atlanta, chose the Vols over LSU and Alabama.

"I want to be a part of that rebuilding (at UT)," Myles said during a live interview on ESPNU, after tossing aside an LSU cap and donning a UT one.

Myles, whose father played at Purdue, had some bold words when asked what fans should expect next season.

"Freshman All-American," Myles told ESPN.

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Comments » 49

Youtee1 writes:

1ST............COMITTMENT THAT IS

dbc5361 writes:

old news

Jillelumpkins writes:

that's one "1st" i'll allow.

GO VOLS!!!!

littleorange writes:

A great pick up......thank you Monte....

kevin151 writes:

hells yeah

MemphisVol1485 writes:

A good pick up. Welcome to Knoxville!!!

senracjr writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You sir are an idiot.

bridges#268950 writes:

Got to have somebody to play or we will have to forfiet!

OrangeOrgazm writes:

at least it's not bad news

golfballs03 writes:

Defense wins championships.... haha

gavol74 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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LOL This all coming from a Vince Young fan....Why dont you try out his Shrink it appears you are a head case as well....

letshave1more writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You are a miserable jerk! Go away......

RJ_Vol writes:

BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIG news!!! Darren! Darren! Darren!

RoyaltyVol writes:

Finally, some good news!

winbigvols writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You are in class all by yourself. Idiot!!!! We are just getting warmed up. Its a long day. Go crawl back under a rock.

eleven99ers writes:

Finally a big win

cmoore7 writes:

Next: Nu'Keese

rockytopman writes:

Tana Patrick commits to the Tide.

RUFKM writes:

How are we going to score any points? We need some dudes on O.

Vol fan in Cali, out!

Tenn_Dawg writes:

Dang...this is your first good news of the day and some of you are whinning. Myles is a very good pick up.....this guy can play. He has football in his blood...much like Eric Berry. I would have liked to see him at Georgia.

One thing about Marlon Brown, if he does commit to OSU as spectculated, at least Georgia or UT fans would not have to worry about getting burned by him on fall Saturdays.

VolunteerPassion writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Have you ever thought that some of these recruits look on here some times for reaction of us Tennessee fans. I don't think he would like what your saying.... its better than nothing.

volsfan1076 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You don't know a thing about this kid. Obviously Monte Kiffin thought pretty highly of him because I believe this was the 1st recruit he called. If you are gonna be a jerk and run down a kid that has commited then don't post anything at all.

huntined#565710 writes:

in response to cmoore7:

Next: Nu'Keese

He is FLA all the way

RJ_Vol writes:

Ignore the troll...This is great news!!! Myles is an absolutely huge talent. Berry and Myles in the same secondary ought to be awesome. The safety position is huge, just look at Major Wright's impact at UF. I'm sure that Myles will work well in the Tampa 2. It speaks volumes that Kiffin could get a kid this late in the game.

rockytopman writes:

Henry County athlete Marsalis Teague has signed with Tennessee, a source told the News Sentinel.

volsfan1076 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Since Vince Young is so great what has he done in the NFL? Did he start this year? Oh wait a minute, he asked to be taken out of the 1st game because he got booed! Then he lost his job to Kerry Collins! What was Vince's wonderlific score, wasn't it a 6? Super Bowl rings for Vince Young = 0. Super Bowl rings for Peyton Manning = 1.

gbeejr#1354500 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Young is a true quarterback "bust". No injury to blame for his lack of success either. He's a great athlete and was able to surround himself in college with great players (and "he" didn't beat anyone, his team did)and was able to hide his now obvious defiencies. Have you not watched his pitiful performances with the Titans??? Just face it, Young is a fraud at quarterback. Move him to WR. GO VOLS!

topgun writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Whoa....Easy there!! Exactly what has all this VY garabge got to do with VOL recruiting?? Don't hate the man---But, in truth, VY has not proven himself in the pro ranks. Had a miserable season this past year. Let's see what '09 brings before you spew too much more hateful venom on this site yourself.

As a Titans fan, I hope he makes all-pro and leads the Titans to the Super bowl. Now back to important stuff--VOLS recruiting.

cainclifton23 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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haha Vince Young is a joke.

If it wasnt for chris johnson you all would have been 8-8 at best.

cainclifton23 writes:

And Darren Myles is a freak.

just because rivals says he runs a 4.5 doesnt mean thats completley true.

walt23tn writes:

I'm glad we got this kid. Our defense is going to continue to be our bright spot because of guys like this. Anybody in TN referring to Vince Young???? after this year??? doesn't deserve a reply people. He obviously has the a football i.q. the size of VY's football shoes, so why give him the time?

VolHooch42 writes:

You out there TommyJack?
What's your take on everything today so far?

Volunatic writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You sure don't sound like a Vol fan.

Volunatic writes:

Welcome to Knoxville, Mr. Myles! Glad you picked the Vols. We're looking forward to seeing you make a lot of great plays!

BigOrangeVol writes:

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

volsfan1076 writes:

VY10_Titans is about the dumbest person I've ever come across. Arguing with him is like arguing with a tree. Oh and Vince Young's wonderlific score WAS a 6 NOT a 16. If Vince Young is so good why didn't he win the Heisman? He is far from the best college football player ever.

SilasDogooder writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Anyone who would use as their handle the initials and number of the sociopathic loser, Vince Young, cannot be taken seriously. Go cruise the Texas message boards, sport.

volsfan1076 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You are a Titans fan? That is funny because someone with your screen name posted on the Titans page on cbssportsline a couple weeks ago that they are done with the Titans since Vince Young is going to be riding the bench again next year. Do us a favor and go root for the Texans.

PEYTONFORHEISMAN1997 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You sound like an ignorant peice that just goes on this site to raise havoc with vol fans and probably have never played football before. 40 times number 1 are an inaccurate measure to prove a kids ability and usually arn't timed accurately, number 2 you have to believe that with the 200k strengthth coach we hired and monte that these players will get bigger, faster and stronger not to mention they will be coached up by a legend. Get your facts straight and watch the players play before you start saying this is a bad class. And that goes to everyone thats a vols fan. Stars don't mean anything if you don't develop your players. As you can see with the Philip Fulmer Staff

rockytop4ever writes:

Berry and Myles linned up together. Better not throw over 10 yards or its going the other way to the house! "Freshman All-American" I like the sound of that.

pdhuff#552644 writes:

TJ must have taken on some Killians Red or something like that.

Maybe watching Red Raider signings.

panavol writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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Lock yourself in the bathroom, jump in the toilet and flush it!... you negative piece of SSSSS...tttt!

Govols75 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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you are lame, go away

pdhuff#552644 writes:

Out of state signee aware of need to "rebuild".

Nothing is worng. LOL

gbeejr#1354500 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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You are a moron. It was you that first compared Peyton with your cry baby Vince Young, oh.... VY as you like to call him. Anyway, he's a fraud (like you) and everyone who watches the Titans know it and he will NEVER be a successful NFL quarterback. VY should stand for veritable yo-yo, and you two are perfect for each other. GO VOLS!

volmattna writes:

Welcome to BIG ORANGE country!!! GO VOLS!!

givehim6 writes:

in response to VY10_Titans:

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OK, Berry we have 2009 and 2010 if he doesn't go pro early, then what? think of the future man. days not over.

CedarHillVol writes:

in response to volsfan1076:

Since Vince Young is so great what has he done in the NFL? Did he start this year? Oh wait a minute, he asked to be taken out of the 1st game because he got booed! Then he lost his job to Kerry Collins! What was Vince's wonderlific score, wasn't it a 6? Super Bowl rings for Vince Young = 0. Super Bowl rings for Peyton Manning = 1.

good post volsfan...never known peyton or tebow to not want to go back in a game due to the crowd booing them.who would you rather have in the huddle..peyton or young? or tebow for that matter...seems like i remember taking full responsibility for the loss to ole miss. can't see young doing that ever!

TommyJack writes:

in response to pdhuff#552644:

TJ must have taken on some Killians Red or something like that.

Maybe watching Red Raider signings.

No reds yet. Pondering a red & wing raid on Logans.

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