Running back Jalen Hurd, a 5-star player out of Hendersonville, Tenn., has committed to Tennessee.
When five-star running back prospect Jalen Hurd committed to Tennessee Thursday morning, he announced the news the way many prospects do -- with a tweet.
The good news from Hendersonville, Hurd's hometown, quickly filtered through the indoor practice facility in Knoxville, where the Vols were practicing.
The news also reached nearby Nashville, where Vanderbilt and third-year coach James Franklin have made a point of going after high-profile prospects who might previously have never considered being a Commodore.
Given Franklin's penchant for speaking his mind, some fans and media believed Franklin's tweet that said Vandy "isn't the place for you" if "you want to settle in life" was directed at Hurd. But was it?
Read below for the social media timeline.
Jalen Hurd's commitment and the reaction on social media