I don’t know if it’s chain-link, picket or invisible, but Butch Jones is making good on his vow to build a fence around the state of Tennessee when it comes to recruiting.
The pledge of UT allegiance by Station Camp High wide receiver Josh Malone was the latest brick in the Vol. Seven of UT’s 33 commitments — a class that is ranked No. 2 in the nation by Rivals.com — are Tennessee residents. If offensive lineman Charles Mosley of Bruceton commits to the Vols as expected, it will be the most in-state players headed to UT since the 11-player collection in 2007.
The Vols didn’t get everybody. Vanderbilt landed Michael Sawyers of Ensworth, Jashon Robertson of MBA and Emmanuel Smith of Oakland. Alex Bars of MBA is bound for Notre Dame.
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