Tight End/Offensive Tackle, 6-6, 255
Honors: Ranked the No. 2 player in the state of Tennessee, the No. 18 offensive tackle and the No. 169 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com … Named the News Sentinel’s top player in the state … Considered the No. 9 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 1 player in the state of Tennessee, the No. 11 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 94 overall player in the country by 247sports.com … Participated in the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl.
The skinny: Clear gives UT a tight end who is capable of being in the mix right away. If that doesn’t work out, Clear has the prototypical body of a future offensive tackle. His one-day-late signing wasn’t much of a surprise for the Vols, who were the presumptive favorites from the start.