Cameron Clear of Memphis Central picks Vols

Cameron Clear, the 6-6, 265-pound football recruit from Memphis Central, announced at a press conference today that he will sign with Tennessee. He said the decision was based on relationships and where he feels most comfortable.

Clear chose the Vols over Alabama, Duke and Memphis.

He is rated as the top prospect in the state by the Knoxville News Sentinel and the No. 2 prospect in the state by rivals.com. Rivals lists him as the nation's No. 18 offensive tackle prospect and a four-star recruit, although he played tight end in high school.

Clear will be able to sign his national letter of intent on Wednesday, the first day of the signing period.

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Orange_Nation_23 writes:

Awesome

baldingalum writes:

This is a huge get! Great momentum rolling into tomorrow. Welcome young man. We are thrilled to have you as a Volunteer!

Hounddog writes:

Great choice young man and welcome to Big Orange Country-The Memphian HOUNDDOG!

ssukonic#254241 writes:

Alright!!!! We're on a roll. Let's keep it going. Good day in Big Orange Country. Who's next?

1bigutfan writes:

Nice

Volunteer-Varmint writes:

"Clear chose the Volunteers over Alabama, Tennessee, Duke and Memphis."

He chose the Volunteers over Tennessee?

Wow, who edits this stuff?

LiveFaith writes:

Woohoo!!!

OrangeAndWhite4Life writes:

Good to see UT get a Tennessean (specifically a Memphian)...keep 'em in state Dooley !!

Volfan51 writes:

Great catch, just hoping all the other UT commits sign their papers tomorrow without changing their minds and going to another school.

tdforvols writes:

Where's that idiot who claimed his mother was Clear's teacher and said he was 100% committed to Bama? lol Guess we won't see him on here for a while.

ghost_of_which_doctor (Inactive) writes:

I love you Cameron!!!!!!!!!

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

DutchOrangeVolsOrange writes:

in response to Volunteer-Varmint:

"Clear chose the Volunteers over Alabama, Tennessee, Duke and Memphis."

He chose the Volunteers over Tennessee?

Wow, who edits this stuff?

Maybe He meant He just bypassed College and went right to the Titans? LOL I just read that Clear had commited to UT in Rivals commitment list. If these Kids sign, it appears to be shaping up to be close to a top 10 list maybe. I know that we should put too much stock in this ranking stuff, but hey, it makes us all feel good in the off season!

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

This just gets better and better!! Keep it rollin',Coach!!

nocleats writes:

I too, am going to commit to the University of Tennessee!

crimsonviper writes:

Congrats Vol fans...He should be a great one.

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

14th in Rivals!!

UTbassdrummer writes:

YES. YES. YES.

This is big!

PeeEllthree writes:

DD is a recruiting badazz, no matter what happens with the other hopefuls. Don't believe me? Ask the recruits, parents and the opposing coaches.

dgcarter43 writes:

Tennessee moved up to 14th in Rivals ranking and I'm not sure they've counted Cameron yet.

VolAtUGA11 writes:

Welcome, young Mr. Clear to Rocky Top! A great decision for the Vols and one you'll never regret. Go Big Orange!

12Hours writes:

in response to tdforvols:

Where's that idiot who claimed his mother was Clear's teacher and said he was 100% committed to Bama? lol Guess we won't see him on here for a while.

Hey TD, I was thinking the same thing.
I love how some of these folks have the inside track on info. NOT!
Great get CDD and staff!

torchbearer writes:

Richardson, Dawson & Jernnigan next.

Saban to the Titans. Richt's "Dream Team" will underproduce as always, Weiss and Muschamp will not gel and Florida will grow impatient and hire Tuberville. Bama will hire the TCU coach. Vols will rebound to be a champ in 2 yrs and tell all doubters and Hamilton haters that they are beyatches.

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

in response to dgcarter43:

Tennessee moved up to 14th in Rivals ranking and I'm not sure they've counted Cameron yet.

I think they have have but not 100% sure.

Einstein writes:

Huge pick up. No pun intended (well may be I did intend it). Big, talented, level-headed young man. Should be a big time contributor.

pj_ladyvolnMI writes:

Woooot!!!! Welcome to Vol Nation, Cameron!!!

StuAberdeeneFan writes:

Our passing attack is getting CRAZY! Great to have the young man on board.

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

Sorry for the typo..Just excited!!

drone#208075 writes:

3 more to go.

10ECDave writes:

Yes!!!! We need to keep all the top instate talent, and away from alabubba, chickens, leg humpers, and the rest of the SEC schools. And that troll from alabubba that said his mom was CC's teacher....WRONG! Let's hope the good news keeps rolling tomorrow! Go Vols!!!!

ez2pleez writes:

Should move up to 11 on Rivals when they count Clear.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog:

I think they have have but not 100% sure.

They haven't added Clear yet. It should move up. Now lets go get Dawson, Tiny, and a DT. I don't care who, just a DT.

shorttail writes:

I'M SOOOOOOO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU ON BOARD

Einstein writes:

in response to FirstAndGoal:

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The eVOLution is creative.

n2thecheckerboards2 writes:

in response to ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog:

I think they have have but not 100% sure.

Not yet. Still showing 9 - 4star recruits and Cam makes 10

marnel1958 writes:

I respect the other teams in the SEC, particularly the ones with YEARS of WINNING TRADITION! Alabama certainly falls into that category, the only team in the SEC with a better winning record, and NC's, than us. With that said, can we have a cease and desist order against the idiots that keep saying CDD will never be able to recruit against Saban, Miles, Richt, and whoever is at Gay-ter land? Most of our commits had offers from some or all of those schools. I know, I know, the trolls will tell us that their school " really didn't want them, anyway ". As a matter of fact, here comes the trolls in 3....2....1....

n2thecheckerboards2 writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

They haven't added Clear yet. It should move up. Now lets go get Dawson, Tiny, and a DT. I don't care who, just a DT.

We're very much in it with Wright(4star) and Jernigan(5 star). Hell, ill take both.

volinky writes:

in response to torchbearer:

Richardson, Dawson & Jernnigan next.

Saban to the Titans. Richt's "Dream Team" will underproduce as always, Weiss and Muschamp will not gel and Florida will grow impatient and hire Tuberville. Bama will hire the TCU coach. Vols will rebound to be a champ in 2 yrs and tell all doubters and Hamilton haters that they are beyatches.

Folks here in KY are very confident Dawson to UK...hope they are wrong, but I heard it at the barber-shop...so got to be true!

mdvol writes:

That makes 25. Great news but what is the limit we have this year??? Seems like we have 4 others strongly considering the Vols.

tree_em_smokey writes:

I am sooooooo happy he chose TN! He will make an immediate impact IMO!!!! GBO!

Einstein writes:

in response to torchbearer:

Richardson, Dawson & Jernnigan next.

Saban to the Titans. Richt's "Dream Team" will underproduce as always, Weiss and Muschamp will not gel and Florida will grow impatient and hire Tuberville. Bama will hire the TCU coach. Vols will rebound to be a champ in 2 yrs and tell all doubters and Hamilton haters that they are beyatches.

Saban may be true. He has been at Bama about as long as he stays anywhere.

Bama will not hire the TCU coach. Gary Patterson is not going anywhere. TCU goes to the Big East in 2012 and will be dominant. Fort Worth is now not only "Where the West Begins," but also where the "East Ends." The last TCU coach to go to Bama was a disaster.

Tennessee grad living in the area slightly north of TCU.

TNVol71 writes:

Totally A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!! Welcome aboard, Mr. Clear. It's great to have you as part of the Vol family. You will help us get back to the top. Congratulations for committing to sign with one of the best universities in the country!! You will enjoy playing in front of a 100,000 of your closest Big Orange fans. Great job, coaches. Keep 'em coming!! GBO!!

tree_em_smokey writes:

My mama's sister's cousin's brother's aunt's who is friends with her boss's friend's boyfriend's ex said he was going to BAMA. OOOOOKK GEORGE!!!

oskie_score writes:

NICE!

JSamson7 writes:

Where is that wade guy who said his mom was Clear's teacher and he was picking Bama?? That dude was so full of ####... Way to go Cameron! Always a good day when in-state guys choose the Big Orange!!!

everydayisorange writes:

Glad to hear about this! Great news! More on the way! For info just log on to govolz 24/7! JUST KIDDIN!!! GBO!!!

8ball writes:

tiny who?

dgcarter43 writes:

Tn will be loaded at tight end if that's where they use him and I believe he will get his chance. If you haven't checked out Brendan Downs yet, go to volnation and go to the link that says "recruit videos". He is 6'6"-225 and runs the 40 in 4.7 and has good hands and can run with the ball.

rockytop#413695 writes:

in response to mdvol:

That makes 25. Great news but what is the limit we have this year??? Seems like we have 4 others strongly considering the Vols.

We can actually sign 28 on NSD and the early entries don't count in that number. However, we can only give scholarships to 26 (back counting 1) in August. Word is Dooley won't turn down anyone left on the board and will let things work out. A couple may not qualify and will have to go to JC. Think we will end up signing at least 28 if things fall into place. That's the number some of my fellow Vols on Volquest are saying.

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

They haven't added Clear yet. It should move up. Now lets go get Dawson, Tiny, and a DT. I don't care who, just a DT.

Dawson or Maggitt would suit me..what about you, RIch?

ellerbee123 writes:

in response to torchbearer:

Richardson, Dawson & Jernnigan next.

Saban to the Titans. Richt's "Dream Team" will underproduce as always, Weiss and Muschamp will not gel and Florida will grow impatient and hire Tuberville. Bama will hire the TCU coach. Vols will rebound to be a champ in 2 yrs and tell all doubters and Hamilton haters that they are beyatches.

I keep hearing about Saban going to Titans. Is this just a rumor? I hope he does as I also like the Titans, but am all VOL first... The Weis, Muschamp deal at FL will be fun to watch as it plays out.. A ticking time bomb down there. The first time Muschamp tries to tell Weis how to do something, the you know what will hit the fan...

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