With 16 official visitors in town this weekend, it's obvious that Tennessee's coaching staff has been burning the midnight oil.
Here's a breakdown of the weekend's guests and what chances the Vols have of securing their signatures on National Signing Day on Feb. 4.:
Jarrett Brown - Because this defensive end from Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas, is a late-rising prospect, UT isn't far behind other schools - Utah, Kansas State, Texas Tech, Michigan, Miami, South Carolina and Clemson - that have recruited him.
The Vols have a real shot but they'll have to overcome Kansas State, which is thought to be Brown's leader.
Michael Edwards - This defensive back from Cleveland, Ohio, has long said UT leads for his services, so it was no surprise when he committed to UT this weekend.
Shane Gordon - A new entry on UT's recruiting board, who knows where the Vols stand with this linebacker from Weston, Fla. Still, UT is one of the most prominent schools on Gordon's list, which includes South Florida, Pittsburgh and Ole Miss; so don't be surprised if the Vols secure Gordon.
James Green - There's no reason to think that this receiver from Tallahassee, Fla., won't sign with UT. Green committed to UT shortly after Lane Kiffin was hired and hasn't visited elsewhere.
Kendrick Hardy - This tailback from Monticello, Miss., has picked Southern Miss over more prominent programs. UT will have to make a strong push to change his mind.
Alshon Jeffrey - This Southern California commitment has expressed too much concern about distance from home for me to believe he'll sign with the Trojans.
I think this one comes down to UT and South Carolina - and I'd give the Vols a slight advantage to land this receiver from Calhoun County (S.C.) High. Still, predicting Jeffrey's intentions is tough; he's playing it close to the vest.
Morgan Moses - Most everyone thought UT was the team to beat for Moses before its coaching change.
Now, one of the elite offensive linemen in the nation is giving UT another look, which should have the Vols encouraged.
Watch out for Virginia with former UT assistant coach Latrell Scott, who has a strong relationship with Moses.
Darren Myles Jr. - I'd be surprised if this defensive back from Carver (Ga.) High ended up at UT. Alabama and LSU seem tough to beat and his father played at Purdue.
Nyshier Oliver - Just getting this defensive back from Jersey City, N.J., to visit UT was a major accomplishment.
Oliver was once a UT commitment before changing his mind and committing to Notre Dame. It's a two-horse race and the Vols are clearly in contention.
Kevin Revis - This committed offensive lineman from Rhea County is as solid to UT as any prospect on the Vols' board.
JerQuari Schofield - This mammoth lineman from South Aiken (S.C.) High reaffirmed his commitment to UT this weekend. He'll sign with UT, although Clemson can't be overlooked considering how well the Tigers have recruited against the Vols lately.
D.T. Shackleford - This linebacker from Decatur, Ala., said he'll likely announce his final decision this week after a good visit to Knoxville. Looks as if he'll stay committed to UT but Auburn and Ole Miss won't give up easily.
Petey Smith - This fireplug linebacker from Seffner, Fla., was down to Auburn and Alabama before he decided to visit UT.
Smith eliminated UT when he felt slighted by the Vols last month. Evidently, UT is still interested and now the Vols have assistant coaches from Auburn and Alabama that have ties to Smith.
The Vols are a strong dark horse in this race, although I'd say Smith still ends up in the Yellowhammer state.
Marsalis Teague - This athlete from Henry County High in Paris, Tenn., declined an interview with the News Sentinel on Sunday. That makes one think he's genuinely conflicted.
Florida is still the team to beat but there's hope for the Vols.
Damien Thigpen - A solid commitment, this speedster from Stonewall Jackson High in Manassas, Va., hasn't even looked at other schools since making his pledge to UT.
Quinton Washington - This offensive lineman from Timberland High in St. Stephen, S.C., is still considering several schools.
UT has a shot, but keep an eye on Washington's in-state schools: South Carolina and Clemson.
Dave Hooker covers recruiting. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.