CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Vonn Bell’s list of football scholarship offers grew by one Thursday, and it was the one he had been waiting on for some time.
Less than 24 hours after being given an offer over the phone by Alabama coach Nick Saban, the Ridgeland High School junior safety took another call that included an offer early Thursday afternoon, this time from Tennessee coach Derek Dooley.
“It was very exciting to get to talk to Coach Dooley,” Bell said. “It was kind of a relief to know that they want me to play for them. It’s like what every kid growing up playing football dreams of, to get offers like that.
“Coach Dooley just said that they would love to see me in orange and really want me to come play for them. I kept telling myself while he was talking to just stay calm and wait and see what happens. I’ll take a tour of the campus with my parents and get to know the coaches now and see how we feel after that. I just want to make sure I’m comfortable with everything before I make any commitments to anybody.”
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