Update: Complete Vols signing day rundown, includes official UT release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Tennessee had signed 27 players to its 2011 recruiting class as of 1 p.m. Wednesday. Here are their credentials, with players ranked in order of significance to the program, as estimated by the Sports Overtime team.

ANTONIO RICHARDSON
6-6, 325-pound Offensive Lineman
Nashville / Pearl-Cohn High School
Honors: Selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Rivals100 Squad...Earned Division 2-AA All-State First Team honors...Named to The Tennessean's All-Mid State team...Played for the 2011 U.S. Under-19 National Team in the Team USA vs. The World game...Named to The Press-Register's Southeast 120 and ranked 25th.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 49 overall/No. 7 offensive lineman)...Full Name: Antonio James Richardson.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Auburn, Georgia, Alabama

A.J. JOHNSON
6-3, 245-pound Linebacker
Gainesville, Ga. / Gainesville
Honors: Georgia's Class AAA Defensive Player of the Year...Named First Team Class AAA All-State following three consecutive seasons (2008-10)...Member of Under Armour All-America Team...Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 team as a senior in 2010...Selected to ESPNU 150 and Rivals250 teams...The Gainesville Times 2010 Football Player of the Year...Named to Mobile Press-Register's Southeast 120 and ranked 77th.

Stats: Posted 173 tackles, 29 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, seven pass breakups, six sacks and two interceptions in senior campaign...As a junior in 2009, tallied 131 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, eight sacks, six pass breakups, four forced fumbles and an INT...As a sophomore in 2008, tallied 160 tackles, nine tackles-for-loss and four sacks.

Misc.: Helped lead team to state championship game as a junior...Also helped team to three straight region titles...Gainesville went 24-3 over final two seasons...Full Name: Alexander James Johnson...Coach at Gainesville High School: Bruce Miller.

DEANTHONY ARNETT
6-0, 175-pound Wide Receiver
Saginaw, Mich. / Saginaw
Honors: Selected to U.S. Army All-America Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Rivals 100 Team...Earned Division 1-2 All-State honors as a senior and junior.

Stats: As a senior, led Saginaw Valley League with 42 receptions for 782 yards and eight touchdowns while adding six more TDs rushing and returning kicks...Finished season with more than 1,200 all-purpose yards...In junior season, registered 41 receptions for 876 yards and 10 TDs...Overall, racked up more than 1,100 all-purpose yards and 15 total TDs...Defensively, collected 46 tackles, three interceptions and 26 pass breakups.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 24 overall/No. 2 wide receiver)...Three-year starter for the Trojans...Also lettered in basketball and track and field...Full Name: DeAnthony Maurice Arnett...Coach at Saginaw High School: Gary Lee.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Michigan State, USC

CAMERON CLEAR
6-6, 265-pound Tight End
Memphis, TN / Central
Honors: Selected to Offense-Defense All-American Bowl...Rivals250 Squad...Named to Memphis Commercial Appeal All-District 16-AAA First Team... Earned MaxPreps First Team All-District honors...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 89th.

Stats: As a senior, hauled in 18 receptions for 250 yards and and six TDs while playing tight end...Also contributed 60 tackles and eight sacks on defense... Caught 26 passes for 412 yards and a pair of TDs in 2009 as a junior...Defensively, notched 62 tackles and 11 sacks

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 89 overall/No. 10 defensive lineman)...Also played basketball for Central...Full name: Cameron Michael Clear...Coach at Central High School: Rod Gaston.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Georgia, Memphis

MAURICE COUCH
6-2, 305-pound Defensive Tackle
Orlando, Fla. / Garden City CC
Honors: Named Junior College All-America and All-Conference after lone season at Garden City...First Team All-State, All-Orange County and All-Metro selection in 2008 as a senior at Orlando Edgewater HS.

Stats: Posted 45 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, three sacks and one forced fumble at Garden City in 2010...Collected 110 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior at Orlando Edgewater in2008.

Misc.: Redshirted in 2009 and has three years of eligibility...Full name: Maurice Tyrone Couch...Coach at Garden City Community College: Jeff Tatum... Coach at Orlando Edgewater High School: Bill Gierke

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Florida

CURT MAGGITT
6-3, 215-pound Defensive End
West Palm Beach, Fla. / Dwyer
Honors: ESPNU150 Team...Rivals250 Team...Selected to MaxPreps.com 2010 U.S. Air Force All-America squad...Earned First Team All-America honors via MaxPreps.com for senior year efforts...Named the Sun Sentinel’s 2010 Palm Beach County Defensive Player of the Year...Also garnered Defensive Player of the Year and All-Area honors from the Palm Beach Post...As a junior, earned First Team All-State honors in Class 4A...Named First Team All-County by Sun Sentinel...Selected to First Team All-Area by Palm Beach Post...Named to the 2010 Press-Register Southeast 120 and ranked 70th.

Stats: Recorded 65 solo tackles, nine tackles for loss, 28 quarterback pressures, 17 sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior in 2010...Offensively, posted 12 receptions for 109 yards and a pair of touchdowns...As a junior, notched 38 tackles, 14 quarterback pressures, six tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles...Totaled eight receptions for 62 yards and a score on offense.

Misc.: Part of a defense that held opponents to less than a touchdown a game on a team that went 12-2 his senior year...Full name: Curtis Maggitt...Coach at Dwyer High School: Jack Daniels.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Florida, Wisconsin

BYRON MOORE
6-1, 205-pound Safety
Harbor City, Calif. / HARBOR CC
Honors: Named Defensive Player of the Year in the Central Division-Western Conference of the Southern California Football Association...2008 honors as a senior include Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPN 150, Prep Star Dream Team, Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West First Team, Orange County Register Fab 15 First Team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Golden State Preps All-Southern California First Team, All-L.A. City First Team, Los Angeles Times All-Star First Team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay First Team and All-Marine League Offensive MVP.

Stats: At Los Angeles Harbor Community College, totaled 42 tackles and nine interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns...As a senior at Narbonne High School, compiled 83 tackles, four INTs (two TDs), three fumble recoveries (one TD) and a pair of forced fumbles...Offensively, tallied 61 receptions for 963 yards and eight scores...Also notched 820 return yards along with four TDs.

Misc.: Graduated from high school and signed with USC, where he redshirted as a freshman...Was teammate of current UT defensive tackle Malik Jackson at USC...Has three years of eligibility...Competed in track and field in high school...Full name: Byron Terrell Moore...Coach at Los Angeles Harbor Community College: Brett Peabody...Coach at Narbonne High School: Manual Douglas.

PAT MARTIN
6-0, 205-pound Safety
Greenville, S.C. / J.L. Mann
Honors: 2010 Shrine Bowl participant...Earned SCVarsity.com First Team All-State honors in 2010...Named All-Region and All-County in 2010...Named First Team All-State, All-Area and All-Region as a junior in 2009...Named to Mobile Press-Register's Southeast 120 and ranked 115th.

Stats: As a senior, notched 70 tackles, two interceptions and returned a forced fumble for a touchdown...Offensively, totaled more than 500 yards rushing ans six TDs, while catching 20 passes for 232 yards and four TDs...Compiled 112 tackles, 12 pass breakups, four forced fumbles and two INTs as a junior in 2009...Returned one of those INTs for a touchdown...Collected 400 yards rushing and three TDs.

Misc.: Full name: Pat Sanchez Martin...Coach at J.L. Mann High School: Mickey Crocker.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: South Carolina, Clemson

BRIAN RANDOLPH
6-0, 190-pound Defensive Back
Marietta, Ga. / Kell
Honors: 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia...Chosen as Georgia 4A Defensive Player of the Year by both AP and Coaches...Three-time All-State honoree...Named to the Georgia Super 11 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution...Earned 2010 Rivalshigh.com All-America Team honors...Named Marietta Daily Journal's Defensive Player of the Year...Earned Parade All-America honors...Selected to the GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: As a senior, totaled 162 tackles (98 solo), nine pass breakups, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries...Also ran for 1,068 yards and 16 touch- downs, while catching 17 passes for 414 yards and a pair of scores...Additionally, returned seven kickoffs for 191 yards and a TD...In junior campaign, tallied 125 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 18 pass breakups, three INTs and a pair of sacks...Offensively, topped 1,300 yards rushing while scoring 12 TDs...Compiled 198 tackles and three INTs as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Helped Longhorns to 12-1 record as a senior, while leading Kell to Georgia’s Class 4A Elite Eight...Full name: Brian Anthony Randolph...Coach at Kell High School: Derek Cook.

JUSTIN WORLEY
6-4, 205-pound Quarterback
Rock Hill, S.C. / Northwestern
Honors: As a senior in 2010, earned Gatorade National Player of the Year accolades, becoming the first ever player from South Carolina to earn the honor in any sport...Finalist for the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award...Earned Parade All-America honors...Garnered ESPN RISE First Team All-America accolades...Earned South Carolina Player of the Year honors...Named to RivalsHigh 2010 All-America Team and selected as RivalsHigh Offensive Player of the Year...SCPrepNation.com Player of the Year...Named All-State as a senior and junior in 2009...Honored as the National Sophomore of the Year in 2008 by MaxPreps.

Stats: Finished career with 13,385 passing yards and 157 touchdowns...As a senior, threw for 5,315 yards and a state-record 64 touchdowns, while also rushing for six TDs...Completed 429-of-590 passes (.727) in final year...Finished 26-of-42 for 263 yards and five TDs in 2010 State Championship victory... Compiled 4,366 passing yards and 42 TDs as a junior...Threw for 3,641 yards and 50 TDs in sophomore campaign.

Misc.: Helped team win Class AAAA Division II State Championship as a senior in 2010 against Greenwood to cap a 15-0 record...Led team to state championship game in 2008 against South Pointe...Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 85 overall/No. 7 quarterback)...Also a standout in basketball and baseball at Northwestern...Full Name: Justin Scott Worley...Coach at Northwestern High School: Jimmy Wallace.

TOM SMITH
5-10, 205-pound Running Back
Apopka, Fla. / Apopka
Honors: As a senior in 2010, honored as First Team All-County and All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel...Named the No. 4 downhill runner by Rivals.com...As a junior in 2009, selected as Third Team Class 6A All-State and First Team All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel.

Stats: As a senior, averaged 7.2 yards-per-carry for 1,253 yards and 17 touchdowns...Also caught 22 passes for 108 yards and a pair of TDs...Notched more than 300 yards on kickoff returns and a pair of scores...As a junior, ran for 1,651 yards and 24 touchdowns...Also tallied five catches for 62 yards and a TD...Averaged 15 yards per kickoff return, while adding a TD during junior season...As a sophomore in 2008, registered 102 carries for 811 yards and nine touchdowns...Also caught 10 passes for more than 200 yards and three touchdowns.

Misc.: Full name: Thomas Franklin Smith...Coach at Apopka High School: Rick Darlington.

MARLIN LANE
6-0, 210-pound Running Back
Daytona Beach, Fla. / Mainland
Honors: Participated in the Team USA vs. The World game for the U.S. Under-19 national football team...Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Earned Third Team All-State (Class 6A) accolades as a junior...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 54th.

Stats: Coming off ACL surgery, played in five games as a senior...Totaled 45 carries for 601 yards and six touchdowns along with six receptions for 82 yards and a TD...Carried the ball 112 times for 1,110 yards (9.9 yards per carry) and 12 TDs as a junior in 2009, while finishing with more than 1,500 yards of total offense...Also returned three punts for TDs...As a sophomore, ran 69 times for 758 yards and 12 TDs, while catching six passes for 123 yards and a score... Topped 1,000 yards of total offense in 2008.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 63 overall/No. 11 running back)...Full name: Marlin Arnett Lane Jr....Coach at Mainland High School: John Maronto.

IZAUEA LANIER
6-1, 190-pound Defensive Back
Gordo, Ala. / East Mississippi CC
Honors: Earned junior college All-America, All-Conference and All-Region honors at East Mississippi in 2009...As a high school senior in 2008, rated as a 3-star prospect by Rivals.com, as well as the 54th best athlete in the nation and 19th best prospect in Alabama...Also as a senior, named West Alabama All-Star and Player of the Year in Class 3A by The Tuscaloosa News...ASWA Honorable Mention All-State.

Stats: As a freshman at East Mississippi, totaled 66 tackles, nine pass breakups and four interceptions...Posted 12 tackles, two pass breakups, an interception and returned a kickoff for touchdown in the 2009 Mississippi Bowl...In high school, tallied 68 tackles, 22 pass breakups, five tackles for loss and seven interceptions as a senior...Offensively, compiled 871 yards rushing and 870 yards receiving...As a junior in 2007, registered 38 tackles, four tackles for loss, 19 pass breakups and five interceptions ...On offense, caught 25 passes for 687 yards and eight touchdowns while adding one punt and one kickoff return for touchdown.

Misc.: Redshirted in 2010 and has three years of eligibility...Full Name: Izauea Lanier...Coach at East Mississippi Community College.: Buddy Stephens... Coach at Gordo High School: David McKinney.

TINO THOMAS
6-0, 200-pound Defensive Back
Memphis / Melrose
Honors: Named to the MIAA Class 5A-6A Team by the Memphis Commercial Appeal...Also earned All-District 16-AAA honors via the Commercial Appeal... Notched FoxMemphis Preseason All-Mid South Team honors.

Stats: Recorded 97 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, four interceptions (one returned for TD), 22 pass breakups and one sack during senior campaign...Also ran for 900 yards and eight touchdowns, while collecting 280 receiving yards and a pair of scores...Gained 800 rushing yards and 110 receiving yards as a junior in 2009 to go with 11 touchdowns...Also returned a pair of kickoffs for TDs...Defensively, totaled 48 tackles, 15 interceptions and five pass breakups.

Misc.: Brother is Miami’s (Fla.) fifth all-time leading rusher, Graig Cooper...Also a standout track and field athlete at Melrose...Full name: Harold Tino Thomas Jr....Coach at Melrose High School: Robert Ferrante.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Memphis, Southern Miss

JUSTIN COLEMAN
5-11, 175-pound Defensive Back
Brunswick, Ga. / Brunswick
Honors: Named to the Rivals250 Team by Rivals.com...Two-time Class AAAA All-State and All-Region 2-AAAA honoree...Selected to GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: In senior season, compiled 92 tackles and five interceptions (one returned for touchdown) defensively...On offense, tallied 860 yards rushing with 17 TDs to go with 520 receiving yards and four scores...As a junior in 2009, totaled 83 tackles, six INTs and six pass breakups...Also returned a kickoff for touchdown as a junior ... Tallied 71 tackles, four pass breakups, three sacks and two interceptions as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Helped team to undefeated district season in 2010...As a junior, finished second in Class 4-A at the state championships in the 300-meter hurdles (38.8) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (14.6)...Full Name: Justin Jamal Coleman...Coach at Brunswick High School: Victor Floyd.

VINCENT DALLAS
6-0, 180-pound Wide Receiver
Ellenwood, Ga. / Cedar Grove
Honors: Named All-State as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009...Selected to GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: As a senior in 2010, hauled in 52 receptions for 949 yards and seven touchdowns...Also returned a kickoff 70 yards for a TD...Defensively, collected 28 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions and 12 pass breakups...Caught 37 passes for more than 800 yards as a junior...Also as a junior, compiled 49 tackles, six tackles for loss, 22 pass breakups and five INTs on defense.

Misc.: Also a standout track and field athlete ... As a sophomore in 2009, was a member of the fourth-fastest 4x400 meter relay squad in the nation, that also set the DeKalb County record...Full Name: Vincent Demetrius Dallas...Coach at Cedar Grove High School: Raymond Bonner.

GERALDO ORTA
6-0, 180-pound Defensive Back
Valdosta, Ga. / Lowndes
Honors: Honored as Class 1-AAAAA All-Region by the coaches.

Stats: As a senior, tallied 80 tackles, three tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Recorded 85 tackles, four tackles for loss, 16 pass breakups and six INTs as a junior in 2009.

Misc.: Helped team to a 10-3 record as a senior and led Vikings to the Region Championship...Full name: Geraldo Orlando Orta...Coach at Lowndes High School: Randy McPherson.

MARCUS JACKSON
6-2, 315-pound Offensive Lineman
Vero Beach, Fla. / Vero Beach
Honors: Member of Under Armour All-America Team...ESPNU 150 Team...Named First Team All-State as a senior in 2010...Earned All-Area and All-District honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009...NLS Offensive Player of the Year...Selected as Max Emfinger All-America.

Misc.: Four-year starter...Full Name: Marcus Jamaal Jackson...Coach at Vero Beach High School: Gary Coggin.

ALAN POSEY
6-6, 305-pound Offensive Lineman
Athens, Ga. / Clarke Central
Honors: Selected to NUC All-World Gridiron Classic...Class AAAA First Team All-State selection as a junior and senior...Earned All-Region 8 Class AAAA honors...Named Athens Banner-Herald First Team All-Area.

Misc.: Helped team to Class AAAA state championship game as a junior but fell to Sandy Creek HS, which was led by current UT tailback Rajion Neal... Clarke Central went undefeated during senior regular season...Full name: Alan Michael Posey...Coach at Clarke Central High School: Leroy Ryals.

DEVRIN YOUNG
5-8, 165-pound Athlete
Knoxville / Bearden
Honors: Named Class AAA Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year...Garnered All-State honors in 2008, 2009 and 2010...Earned ESPN RISE Third Team All-America accolades...2010 District 4-AAA Player of the Year...Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra Offensive Player of the Year in 2010...2009 District 4-AAA Offensive Back of the Year...2009 Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) Offensive Player of the Year...Earned First Team PrepXtra honors in 2009...2008 MaxPreps Second Team Sophomore All-America...2008 TFCA and TSWA All-State...2008 PrepXtra Sophomore of the Year and First Team All-KIL...Also earned First Team All-Region honors on offense and defense as a sophomore...2008 All-KIL Offense by News Sentinel.

Stats: Totaled 7,433 all-purpose yards and 83 touchdowns in decorated prep career, while intercepting four passes and compiling 43 tackles on defense... Averaged 7.7 yards per carry throughout career...In senior campaign, rushed for 2,271 yards and 32 TDs on 228 carries, while catching 13 passes for 201 yards and four TDs...As a junior in 2009, rushed for 1,455 yards with 19 touchdowns in 10 games...Also hauled in 19 receptions for 189 yards and a score... Ran for 1,366 yards and 17 touchdowns while also catching eight passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008...Factored in special teams, returning 31 punts for 518 yards and two TDs and returning 39 kickoffs for 1,173 yards and six TDs in three years.

Misc.: 2010 Football Captain at Bearden...Finished second in the 100-meter dash at the 2010 Class AAA Tennessee state track and field meet...Full name: Devrin Dominique Young...Coach at Bearden High School: Brad Taylor.

CHOSE VOLS OVER: Stanford

KYLER KERBYSON
6-5, 315-pound Offensive Lineman
Knoxville / Catholic
Honors: Named Tennessee Mr. Football AAA Lineman of the Year in 2010...Earned TSWA All-State honors...Garnered Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra All- Knoxville Football League defensive player of the year and first team honors...Member of The Tennessean's Dream Team...Selected to Toyota East vs. West All-Star Classic...Named to Mobile Press-Register's Southeast 120 and ranked 110th.

Stats: As a senior, allowed zero sacks in 252 pass attempts and graded out at 92 percent...Helped offense average 29 points per game in 2010...Also led defense with 86 tackles and posted 27 tackles-for-loss, five sacks and three forced fumbles.

Misc.: Full name: Kyler Kerbyson...Coach at Knoxville Catholic High School: Scott Meadows.

CHRISTIAN HARRIS
6-2, 235-pound Linebacker
Woodstock, Ga. / Etowah
Honors: Played in the 2010 GACA North-South All-Star Football Classic and returned a fumble 37 yards...Named to UGASports.com's Second Team.

Stats: Recorded a team-high 127 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, eight pass breakups, four forced fumbles, four sacks and a pair of interceptions as a senior... During junior season in 2009, compiled 108 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, three sacks, two forced fumbles and an INT.

Misc.: Helped Etowah to the region championship and an 8-1 regular-season record...Full name: Christian Thomas Harris...Coach at Etowah High School: Bill Stewart.

TREVARRIS SAULSBERRY
6-5, 280-pound Defensive Tackle
Gainesville, Fla. / Gainesville
Honors: Two-time All-Area selection as a junior and senior...Named Second Team All-State and First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Sun as a junior in 2009...Member of the 2010 Gainesville Sun's Super 11...Selected to the Gainesville Sun's 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team defense.

Stats: As a senior in 2010, tallied 68 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight quarterback pressures and 4 1/2 sacks (fourth best in District 5 4A)...Offensively, tallied 12 receptions for more than 120 yards, while adding three touchdown receptions...Notched 55 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and 12 QB hurries as a junior in 2009...Also registered five receptions for 62 yards and a TD.

Misc.: Helped team to 11-2 record as a senior...Full name: Trevarris Rashaad Saulsberry...Coach at Gainesville High School: Ryan Smith.

JORDAN WILLIAMS
6-5, 250-pound Defensive Lineman
Gainesville, Fla. / Gainesville
Honors: Named to the Gainesville Sun's Super 11 team...Selected to the Gainesville Sun's 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team.

Stats: Averaged six tackles a game while finishing third in District 5 A-AA with six sacks as a senior...Totaled 72 tackles, eight tackles for loss and 10 quarterback pressures in 2010...Also tallied three receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown...Registered more than 80 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, five sacks, 12 QB hurries and five pass breakups during junior campaign in 2009.

Misc.: Father, Keith, played on Florida's defensive line in the mid-1980s...Sister, Janine, played volleyball at Florida...Full name: Jordan Cornell Williams... Coach at Gainesville High School: Ryan Smith.

MACK CROWDER
6-4, 270-pound Offensive Lineman
Bristol / Tennessee
Honors: Earned All-State, All-Northeast Tennessee, All-Conference and All-Region honors as a senior in 2010...Also named to the PrepStar Dream Team as a senior...As a junior in 2009, named All-Northeast Tennessee, All-Conference and All-Region...Earned recognition with a selection to the East-West All- Star Team in the state of Tennessee...Rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Tennessee by the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Stats: Helped team rush for 180 yards per game as a senior...Recorded 57 pancake blocks as a senior...Registered 42 pancake blocks during junior campaign in 2009.

Misc.: Two brothers also play or played football at the collegiate level...Michael was an offensive lineman at Princeton while Matt is currently a defensive end at Cornell...2010 team captain and part of 2009 conference championship...Active member of FCA and Beta Club...2010 Homecoming King at Tennessee High School...Full Name: Mackenzie James Crowder...Coach at Tennessee High School: Greg Stubbs.

BRENDAN DOWNS
6-6, 235-pound Tight End
Bristol / Tennessee
Honors: Earned All-Region honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009...Named All-Conference as a senior.

Stats: As a senior, had team-high 34 receptions for 470 yards and two touchdowns...As a junior, tallied eight receptions for 204 yards.

Misc.: 2010 Team Captain and part of 2009 Conference Championship...Set Viking football power clean record...Also a standout track and field and basketball athlete, earning All-Conference honors in both as a junior...Averaged 6.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as a junior for the Vikings basketball team...Full Name: Clyde Brendan Downs...Coach at Tennessee High School: Greg Stubbs.

ALLAN CARSON
6-2, 327-pound Defensive Tackle
Oxford, Ala. / Oxford
Honors: Named to Team Alabama by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association...Competed in the 24th annual Alabama- Mississippi All-Star Classic...Named First Team 6A All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.

Stats: As a senior, finished with more than 75 tackles, 36 tackles for loss, 20 quarterback pressures and 12 sacks...Tallied more than 60 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 12 quarterback hurries and nine sacks as a junior in 2009...Recorded 52 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight QB pressures and five sacks as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Full Name: Allan Jamal Carson...Coach at Oxford High School: John Grass.

VOLS ANNOUNCE FOOTBALL CLASS OF 2011

The Tennessee football program announced the signing of 27 student-athletes, including six that enrolled at UT in January. UT’s 2011 signing class features players from seven different states, seven from both Tennessee and Georgia.

2011 Initial Enrollees

Name Position Height Weight Hometown (High School/Previous School)

Justin Coleman DB 5-11 180 Brunswick, Ga. (Brunswick HS)

Mack Crowder OL 6-2 275 Bristol (Tennessee HS)

Vincent Dallas WR 6-0 180 Ellenwood, Ga. (Cedar Grove HS)

Brendan Downs TE 6-6 235 Bristol (Tennessee HS)

Marcus Jackson OL 6-3 325 Vero Beach, Fla. (Vero Beach HS)

Justin Worley QB 6-5 205 Rock Hill, S.C. (Northwestern HS)

2011 National Signing Day Signees

Name Position Height Weight Hometown (High School/Previous School)

DeAnthony Arnett WR 6-0 175 Saginaw, Mich. (Saginaw HS)

Allan Carson DT 6-2 325 Oxford, Ala. (Oxford HS)

Cameron Clear TE 6-6 265 Memphis (Central HS)

Maurice Couch DT 6-2 305 Orlando, Fla. (Garden City CC)

Christian Harris LB 6-2 235 Woodstock, Ga. (Etowah HS)

A.J. Johnson LB 6-3 245 Gainesville, Ga. (Gainesville HS)

Kyler Kerbyson OL 6-5 315 Knoxville (Knoxville Catholic HS)

Marlin Lane RB 6-0 210 Daytona Beach, Fla. (Mainland HS)

Izauea Lanier DB 6-1 190 Gordo, Ala. (East Mississippi CC)

Curt Maggitt DE 6-3 215 West Palm Beach, Fla. (Dwyer HS)

Pat Martin DB 6-0 205 Greenville, S.C. (J.L. Mann HS)

Byron Moore DB 6-1 205 Harbor City, Calif (Los Angeles Harbor CC)

Geraldo Orta DB 6-0 180 Valdosta, Ga. (Lowndes HS)

Alan Posey OL 6-6 305 Athens, Ga. (Clarke Central HS)

Brian Randolph DB 6-0 190 Marietta, Ga. (Kell HS)

Antonio Richardson OL 6-6 325 Nashville (Pearl-Cohn HS)

Trevarris Saulsberry DL 6-5 280 Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville HS)

Tom Smith RB 5-11 205 Apopka, Fla. (Apopka HS)

Tino Thomas DB 6-0 200 Memphis (Melrose HS)

Jordan Williams DL 6-5 250 Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville HS)

Devrin Young ATH 5-8 165 Knoxville (Bearden HS)

VOLS FOOTBALL CLASS OF 2011 BIOS

DeAnthony Arnett

Wide Receiver, 6-0, 175

Saginaw, Mich. (Saginaw HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 84 overall prospect nationally, No. 12 overall wide receiver, No. 2 overall prospect in Michigan)

Scout: 4-star (No. 8 overall wide receiver)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 57 overall nationally, No. 9 wide receiver)

Honors: Selected to U.S. Army All-America Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Rivals100 Team...Earned Division 1-2 All-State honors as a senior and junior.

Stats: As a senior, led Saginaw Valley League with 42 receptions for 782 yards and eight touchdowns while adding six more TDs rushing and returning kicks...Finished season with more than 1,200 all-purpose yards...In junior season, registered 41 receptions for 876 yards and 10 TDs...Overall, racked up more than 1,100 all-purpose yards and 15 total TDs...Defensively, collected 46 tackles, three interceptions and 26 pass breakups.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 24 overall/No. 2 wide receiver)...Three-year starter for the Trojans...Also lettered in basketball and track and field…Full Name: DeAnthony Maurice Arnett…Coach at Saginaw High School: Gary Lee.

Allan Carson

Defensive Tackle, 6-2, 325

Oxford, Ala. (Oxford HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 2-star

Scout: 3-star

ESPN: 2-star

Honors: Named to Team Alabama by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association...Competed in the 24th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic...Named First Team 6A All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.

Stats: As a senior, finished with more than 75 tackles, 36 tackles for loss, 20 quarterback pressures and 12 sacks...Tallied more than 60 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 12 quarterback hurries and nine sacks as a junior in 2009...Recorded 52 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight QB pressures and five sacks as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Full Name: Allan Jamal Carson...Coach at Oxford High School: John Grass.

Cameron Clear

Tight End, 6-6, 265

Memphis, Tenn. (Central HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 169 overall prospect nationally, No. 18 overall offensive tackle, No. 2 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 4-star (No. 9 overall offensive tackle)

ESPN: 4-star

Honors: Selected to Offense-Defense All-American Bowl...Rivals250 Squad...Named to Memphis Commercial Appeal All-District 16-AAA First Team...Earned MaxPreps First Team All-District honors...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 89th.

Stats: As a senior, hauled in 18 receptions for 250 yards and and six TDs while playing tight end...Also contributed 60 tackles and eight sacks on defense...Caught 26 passes for 412 yards and a pair of TDs in 2009 as a junior...Defensively, notched 62 tackles and 11 sacks.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 89 overall/No. 10 defensive lineman)...Also played basketball for Central...Full name: Cameron Michael Clear...Coach at Central High School: Rod Gaston.

Justin Coleman

Defensive Back, 5-11, 180

Brunswick, Ga. (Brunswick HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 17 overall cornerback, No. 16 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 45 overall cornerback)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 30 overall safety)

Honors: Named to the Rivals250 Team by Rivals.com…Two-time Class AAAA All-State and All-Region 2-AAAA honoree...Selected to GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: In senior season, compiled 92 tackles and five interceptions (one returned for touchdown) defensively...On offense, tallied 860 yards rushing with 17 TDs to go with 520 receiving yards and four scores...As a junior in 2009, totaled 83 tackles, six INTs and six pass breakups…Also returned a kickoff for touchdown as a junior … Tallied 71 tackles, four pass breakups, three sacks and two interceptions as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Helped team to undefeated district season in 2010…As a junior, finished second in Class 4-A at the state championships in the 300-meter hurdles (38.8) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (14.6)…Full Name: Justin Jamal Coleman…Coach at Brunswick High School: Victor Floyd.

Maurice Couch

Defensive Tackle, 6-2, 305

Orlando, Fla. (Garden City C.C.)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 9 overall junior college prospect)

Scout: 4-star

ESPN: N/A

Honors: Named Junior College All-America and All-Conference after lone season at Garden City...First Team All-State, All-Orange County and All-Metro selection in 2008 as a senior at Orlando Edgewater HS.

Stats: Posted 45 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three sacks and one forced fumble at Garden City in 2010...Collected 110 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior at Orlando Edgewater in 2008.

Misc.: Redshirted in 2009 and has three years of eligibility...Full name: Maurice Tyrone Couch...Coach at Garden City Community College: Jeff Tatum...Coach at Orlando Edgewater High School: Bill Gierke.

Mack Crowder

Offensive Lineman, 6-2, 275

Bristol, Tenn. (Tennessee HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 14 overall center, No. 8 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 3-star (No. 9 overall center)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 7 overall center)

Honors: Earned All-State, All-Northeast Tennessee, All-Conference and All-Region honors as a senior in 2010…Also named to the PrepStar Dream Team as a senior…As a junior in 2009, named All-Northeast Tennessee, All-Conference and All-Region…Earned recognition with a selection to the East-West All-Star Team in the state of Tennessee…Rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Tennessee by the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Stats: Helped team rush for 180 yards per game as a senior...Recorded 57 pancake blocks as a senior...Registered 42 pancake blocks during junior campaign in 2009.

Misc.: Two brothers also play or played football at the collegiate level...Michael was an offensive lineman at Princeton while Matt is currently a defensive end at Cornell…2010 team captain and part of 2009 conference championship…Active member of FCA and Beta Club…2010 Homecoming King at Tennessee High School…Full Name: Mackenzie James Crowder…Coach at Tennessee High School: Greg Stubbs.

Vincent Dallas

Athlete, 6-0, 180

Ellenwood, Ga. (Cedar Grove HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 52 overall athlete, No. 36 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 70 overall wide receiver)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 42 overall athlete)

Honors: Named All-State as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009…Member of the All-County and All-Region teams as a senior...Selected to GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: As a senior in 2010, hauled in 52 receptions for 949 yards and seven touchdowns...Also returned a kickoff 70 yards for a TD...Defensively, collected 28 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions and 12 pass breakups...Caught 37 passes for more than 800 yards as a junior…Also as a junior, compiled 49 tackles, six tackles for loss, 22 pass breakups and five INTs on defense.

Misc.: Also a standout track and field athlete … As a sophomore in 2009, was a member of the fourth-fastest 4x400 meter relay squad in the nation, that also set the DeKalb County record…Full Name: Vincent Demetrius Dallas…Coach at Cedar Grove High School: Raymond Bonner.

Brendan Downs

Tight End, 6-6, 230

Bristol, Tenn. (Tennessee HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 28 overall tight end, No. 7 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 3-star (No. 26 overall tight end)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 32 overall tight end)

Honors: Earned All-Region honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009…Named All-Conference as a senior.

Stats: As a senior, had team-high 34 receptions for 470 yards and two touchdowns...As a junior, tallied eight receptions for 204 yards.

Misc.: 2010 Team Captain and part of 2009 Conference Championship…Set Viking football power clean record…Also a standout track and field and basketball athlete, earning All-Conference honors in both as a junior…Averaged 6.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as a junior for the Vikings basketball team…Full Name: Clyde Brendan Downs…Coach at Tennessee High School: Greg Stubbs.

Christian Harris

Linebacker, 6-2, 235

Woodstock, Ga. (Etowah HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 90 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 90 overall outside linebacker)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 54 overall outside linebacker)

Honors: Named to Georgia’s 2010 Class AAAAA All-State team...Selected Second Team All-State by the Associated Press as a senior...Named Cherokee Tribune Defensive Player of the Year...Played in the 2010 GACA North/South All-Star Football Classic and returned a fumble 37 yards...Named to UGASports.com’s Second Team.

Stats: Recorded a team-high 127 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, eight pass breakups, four forced fumbles, four sacks and a pair of interceptions as a senior...During junior season in 2009, compiled 108 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, three sacks, two forced fumbles and an INT.

Misc.: Helped Etowah to the Region 5 championship and an 8-1 regular-season record...Full name: Christian Thomas Harris...Coach at Etowah High School: Bill Stewart.

Marcus Jackson

Offensive Lineman, 6-3, 325

Vero Beach, Fla. (Vero Beach HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 13 overall guard, No. 51 overall prospect in Florida)

Scout: 3-star (No. 15 overall guard)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 6 overall guard, No. 87 overall prospect in nation)

Honors: Member of Under Armour All-America Team…ESPNU 150 Team…Named First Team All-State as a senior in 2010...Earned All-Area and All-District honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009...NLS Offensive Player of the Year...Selected as Max Emfinger All-America.

Misc.: Four-year starter...Full Name: Marcus Jamaal Jackson…Coach at Vero Beach High School: Gary Coggin.

A.J. Johnson

Linebacker, 6-3, 245

Gainesville, Ga. (Gainesville HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 136 overall prospect nationally, No. 8 overall inside linebacker, No. 12 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 4-star (No. 16 overall middle linebacker)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 118 overall prospect nationally, No. 5 overall inside linebacker)

Honors: Georgia’s Class AAA Defensive Player of the Year...Named First Team Class AAA All-State following three consecutive seasons (2008-10)...Member of Under Armour All-America Team...Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 team as a senior in 2010...Selected to ESPNU 150 and Rivals250 teams...The Gainesville Times 2010 Football Player of the Year...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 77th.

Stats: Posted 173 tackles, 29 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, seven pass breakups, six sacks and two interceptions in senior campaign...As a junior in 2009, tallied 131 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, eight sacks, six pass breakups, four forced fumbles and an INT...As a sophomore in 2008, tallied 160 tackles, nine tackles-for-loss and four sacks.

Misc.: Helped lead team to state championship game as a junior...Also helped team to three straight region titles...Gainesville went 24-3 over final two seasons...Full Name: Alexander James Johnson...Coach at Gainesville High School: Bruce Miller.

Kyler Kerbyson

Offensive LIneman, 6-5, 315

Knoxville, Tenn. (Knoxville Catholic HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 34 overall offensive tackle, No. 4 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 4-star (No. 24 overall offensive tackle)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 24 overall offensive tackle)

Honors: Named Tennessee Mr. Football AAA Lineman of the Year in 2010...Earned TSWA All-State honors...Garnered Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra All-Knoxville Football League defensive player of the year and first team honors...Member of The Tennessean’s Dream Team...Selected to Toyota East vs. West All-Star Classic...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 110th.

Stats: As a senior, allowed zero sacks in 252 pass attempts and graded out at 92 percent...Also contributed 52 pancake blocks and helped offense average 29 points per game in 2010...Led defense with 86 tackles and posted 27 tackles-for-loss, five sacks and three forced fumbles...Collected 47 pancake blocks as a junior.

Misc.: Full name: Kyler Kerbyson...Coach at Knoxville Catholic High School: Scott Meadows.

Marlin Lane

Running Back, 6-0, 210

Daytona Beach, Fla. (Mainland HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 23 overall running back, No. 38 overall prospect in Florida)

Scout: 4-star (No. 23 overall running back)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 134 overall prospect nationally, No. 11 overall running back)

Honors: Participated in the Team USA vs. The World game for the U.S. Under-19 national football team...Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Earned Third Team All-State (Class 6A) accolades as a junior...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 54th.

Stats: Coming off ACL surgery and played in five games as a senior, yet rushed for 601 yards and six touchdowns on 45 carries (13.4 yards per carry)…Recorded 683 yards of total offense as he also caught six passes for 82 yards and a TD…Carried the ball 112 times for 1,110 yards (9.9 yards per carry) and 12 TDs as a junior in 2009, while finishing with more than 1,500 yards of total offense...Also returned three punts for TDs...As a sophomore, ran 69 times for 758 yards and 12 TDs, while catching six passes for 123 yards and a score.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 63 overall/No. 11 running back)...Full name: Marlin Arnett Lane Jr....Coach at Mainland High School: John Maronto.

Izauea Lanier

Defensive Back, 6-1, 190

Gordo, Ala. (East Mississippi C.C.)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 16 overall junior college prospect)

Scout: 3-star

ESPN: N/A

Honors: Earned junior college All-America, All-Conference and All-Region honors at East Mississippi in 2009...As a high school senior in 2008, rated as a 3-star prospect by Rivals.com, as well as the 54th best athlete in the nation and 19th best prospect in Alabama…Also as a senior, named West Alabama All-Star and Player of the Year in Class 3A by The Tuscaloosa News…Alabama Sports Writers Association Honorable Mention All-State...Tabbed as a West Alabama All-Star in 2008.

Stats: As a freshman at East Mississippi, totaled 66 tackles, nine pass breakups and four interceptions (returned for 104 yards)...Posted 12 tackles, two pass breakups, an interception and returned a kickoff for touchdown in the 2009 Mississippi Bowl...In high school, tallied 68 tackles, 22 pass breakups, five tackles for loss and seven interceptions as a senior...Offensively, compiled 871 yards rushing and 870 yards receiving…As a junior in 2007, registered 38 tackles, four tackles for loss, 19 pass breakups and five interceptions ...On offense, caught 25 passes for 687 yards and eight touchdowns while adding one punt and one kickoff return for touchdown.

Misc.: Redshirted in 2010 and has three years of eligibility...Full Name: Izauea Lanier...Coach at East Mississippi Community College: Buddy Stephens...Coach at Gordo High School: David McKinney.

Curt Maggitt

Defensive End, 6-3, 215

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Dwyer HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 198 overall prospect nationally, No. 12 overall outside linebacker, No. 31 overall prospect in Florida)

Scout: 4-star (No. 19 overall outside linebacker)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 63 overall prospect nationally, No. 3 overall outside linebacker)

Honors: ESPNU 150 Team...Rivals250 Team...Selected to MaxPreps.com 2010 U.S. Air Force All-America squad...Earned First Team All-America honors via MaxPreps.com for senior year efforts...Named the Sun Sentinel’s 2010 Palm Beach County Defensive Player of the Year...Also garnered Defensive Player of the Year and All-Area honors from the Palm Beach Post...As a junior, earned First Team All-State honors in Class 4A...Named First Team All-County by Sun Sentinel...Selected to First Team All-Area by Palm Beach Post...Named to the 2010 Press-Register Southeast 120 and ranked 70th.

Stats: Recorded 65 solo tackles, nine tackles for loss, 28 quarterback pressures, 17 sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior in 2010...Offensively, posted 12 receptions for 109 yards and a pair of touchdowns...As a junior, notched 38 tackles, 14 quarterback pressures, six tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles...Totaled eight receptions for 62 yards and a score on offense.

Misc.: Part of a defense that held opponents to less than a touchdown a game on a team that went 12-2 his senior year...Brother, Roosevelt, plays defensive end at Iowa State...Full name: Curtis Maggitt...Coach at Dwyer High School: Jack Daniels.

Pat Martin

Defensive Back, 6-0, 205

Greenville, S.C. (J.L. Mann HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 22 overall safety, No. 6 overall prospect in South Carolina)

Scout: 3-star (No. 34 overall safety)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 15 overall safety)

Honors: 2010 Shrine Bowl participant...Earned SCVarsity.com First Team All-State honors in 2010...Named All-Region and All-County in 2010...Named First Team All-State, All-Area and All-Region as a junior in 2009...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 115th.

Stats: As a senior, notched 70 tackles, two interceptions and returned a forced fumble for a touchdown...Offensively, totaled more than 500 yards rushing ans six TDs, while catching 20 passes for 232 yards and four TDs...Compiled 112 tackles, 12 pass breakups, four forced fumbles and two INTs as a junior in 2009...Returned one of those INTs for a touchdown...Collected 400 yards rushing and three TDs.

Misc.: Full name: Pat Sanchez Martin...Coach at J.L. Mann High School: Mickey Crocker.

Byron Moore

Defensive Back, 6-1, 205

Harbor City, Calif. (Los Angeles Harbor C.C.)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 5 overall junior college prospect)

Scout: 4-star

ESPN: N/A

Honors: Named Defensive Player of the Year in the Central Division-Western Conference of the Southern California Football Association...2008 honors as a senior include Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPNU 150, Prep Star Dream Team, Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West First Team, Orange County Register Fab 15 First Team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Golden State Preps All-Southern California First Team, All-L.A. City First Team, Los Angeles Times All-Star First Team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay First Team and All-Marine League Offensive MVP.

Stats: At Los Angeles Harbor Community College, totaled 42 tackles and nine interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns...As a senior at Narbonne High School, compiled 83 tackles, four INTs (two TDs), three fumble recoveries (one TD) and a pair of forced fumbles...Offensively, tallied 61 receptions for 963 yards and eight scores...Also notched 820 return yards along with four TDs.

Misc.: Graduated from high school and signed with USC, where he redshirted as a freshman...Was teammate of current UT defensive tackle Malik Jackson at USC...Has three years of eligibility...Competed in track and field in high school...As a senior in 2009, was rated as the No. 98 overall prospect nationally, No. 6 overall safety and No. 11 player in the state of California by Rivals...Full name: Byron Terrell Moore...Coach at Los Angeles Harbor Community College: Brett Peabody...Coach at Narbonne High School: Manual Douglas.

Geraldo Orta

Defensive Back, 6-0, 180

Valdosta, Ga. (Lowndes HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 57 overall safety, No. 72 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 64 overall safety)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 17 overall safety)

Honors: Honored as Class 1-AAAAA All-Region by the coaches.

Stats: As a senior, tallied 80 tackles, three tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Recorded 85 tackles, four tackles for loss, 16 pass breakups and six INTs as a junior in 2009.

Misc.: Helped team to a 10-3 record as a senior and led Vikings to the Region Championship...Full name: Geraldo Orlando Orta...Coach at Lowndes High School: Randy McPherson.

Alan Posey

Offensive Lineman, 6-6, 305

Athens, Ga. (Clarke Central HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 46 overall offensive tackle, No. 42 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 48 overall offensive guard)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 15 overall offensive tackle)

Honors: Selected to NUC All-World Gridiron Classic...Class AAAA First Team All-State selection as a junior and senior...Earned All-Region 8 Class AAAA honors...Named Athens Banner-Herald First Team All-Area.

Stats: Part of an offensive line that allowed just one sack during senior season, while contributing 50 pancake blocks individually...As a junior in 2009, helped team allow just two sacks...Also recorded 45 pancake blocks.

Misc.: Helped team to Class AAAA state championship game as a junior but fell to Sandy Creek HS, which was led by current UT tailback Rajion Neal...Clarke Central went undefeated during senior regular season...Full name: Alan Michael Posey...Coach at Clarke Central High School: Leroy Ryals.

Brian Randolph

Defensive Back, 6-0, 190

Marietta, Ga. (Kell HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 32 overall safety, No. 29 overall prospect in Georgia)

Scout: 3-star (No. 42 overall safety)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 32 overall safety)

Honors: 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia...Chosen as Georgia 4A Defensive Player of the Year by both AP and Coaches...Earned Parade All-America honors...Three-time All-State honoree...Named to the Georgia Super 11 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution...Earned 2010 Rivalshigh.com All-America Team honors...Named Marietta Daily Journal’s Defensive Player of the Year...Selected to the GACA North/South All-Star Game.

Stats: As a senior, totaled 162 tackles (98 solo), nine pass breakups, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries...Also ran for 1,068 yards and 16 touchdowns, while catching 17 passes for 414 yards and a pair of scores...Additionally, returned seven kickoffs for 191 yards and a TD...In junior campaign, tallied 125 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 18 pass breakups, three INTs and a pair of sacks...Offensively, topped 1,300 yards rushing while scoring 12 TDs...Compiled 198 tackles and three INTs as a sophomore in 2008.

Misc.: Helped Longhorns to 12-1 record as a senior, while leading Kell to Georgia’s Class 4A Elite Eight...Full name: Brian Anthony Randolph...Coach at Kell High School: Derek Cook.

Antonio Richardson

Offensive Lineman, 6-6, 325

Nashville, Tenn. (Pearl-Cohn HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 4-star (No. 74 overall prospect nationally, No. 7 overall offensive tackle, No. 1 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 4-star (No. 18 overall offensive tackle)

ESPN: 4-star (No. 105 overall nationally, No. 8 offensive tackle)

Honors: Selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl...ESPNU 150 Team...Rivals100 Squad...Earned Division 2-AA All-State First Team honors...Named to The Tennessean’s All-Mid State team...Played for the 2011 U.S. Under-19 National Team in the Team USA vs. The World game...Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 25th.

Stats: Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks during junior campaign...Added 60 pancake blocks.

Misc.: Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 49 overall/No. 7 offensive lineman)...Full Name: Antonio James Richardson.

Trevarris Saulsberry

Defensive Lineman, 6-5, 280

Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 56 overall defensive tackle)

Scout: 3-star (No. 74 overall defensive end)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 75 overall defensive end)

Honors: Two-time All-Area selection as a junior and senior...Named Second Team All-State and First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Sun as a junior in 2009...Member of the 2010 Gainesville Sun’s Super 11...Selected to the Gainesville Sun’s 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team defense.

Stats: As a senior in 2010, tallied 68 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight quarterback pressures and 4 1/2 sacks (fourth best in District 5 4A)...Offensively, tallied 12 receptions for more than 120 yards, while adding three touchdown receptions...Notched 55 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and 12 QB hurries as a junior in 2009...Also registered five receptions for 62 yards and a TD.

Misc.: Helped team to 11-2 record as a senior...High school teammate of fellow UT signee Jordan Williams...Full name: Trevarris Rashaad Saulsberry...Coach at Gainesville High School: Ryan Smith.

Tom Smith

Running Back, 5-11, 205

Apopka, Fla. (Apopka HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 29 overall running back, No. 58 overall prospect in Florida)

Scout: 3-star (No. 47 overall running back)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 74 overall running back)

Honors: As a senior in 2010, honored as First Team All-County and All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel…Named the No. 4 downhill runner by Rivals.com…As a junior in 2009, selected as Third Team Class 6A All-State and First Team All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel.

Stats: As a senior, averaged 7.2 yards-per-carry for 1,253 yards and 17 touchdowns…Also caught 22 passes for 108 yards and a pair of TDs...Notched more than 300 yards on kickoff returns and a pair of scores...As a junior, ran for 1,651 yards and 24 touchdowns...Also tallied five catches for 62 yards and a TD...Averaged 15 yards per kickoff return, while adding a TD during junior season...As a sophomore in 2008, registered 102 carries for 811 yards and nine touchdowns…Also caught 10 passes for more than 200 yards and three touchdowns.

Misc.: Full name: Thomas Franklin Smith...Coach at Apopka High School: Rick Darlington.

Tino Thomas

Defensive Back, 6-0, 200

Memphis, Tenn. (Melrose HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 56 overall athlete, No. 11 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 3-star (No. 93 overall wide receiver)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 138 overall athlete)

Honors: Named to the MIAA Class 5A-6A Team by the Memphis Commercial Appeal...Also earned All-District 16-AAA honors via the Commercial Appeal...Notched FoxMemphis Preseason All-Mid South Team honors.

Stats: Recorded 97 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, four interceptions (one returned for TD), 22 pass breakups and one sack during senior campaign...Also ran for 900 yards and eight touchdowns, while collecting 280 receiving yards and a pair of scores...Gained 800 rushing yards and 110 receiving yards as a junior in 2009 to go with 11 touchdowns...Also returned a pair of kickoffs for TDs...Defensively, totaled 48 tackles, 15 interceptions and five pass breakups.

Misc.: Brother is Miami’s (Fla.) fifth all-time leading rusher, Graig Cooper...Also a standout track and field athlete at Melrose...Full name: Harold Tino Thomas Jr....Coach at Melrose High School: Robert Ferrante.

Jordan Williams

Defensive Lineman, 6-5, 250

Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 42 overall strongside defensive end, No. 80 overall prospect in Florida)

Scout: 3-star (No. 45 overall defensive end)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 61 overall defensive end)

Honors: Named to the Gainesville Sun’s Super 11 team...Selected to the Gainesville Sun’s 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team.

Stats: Finished third in District 5 A-AA with six sacks as a senior...Totaled 72 tackles, eight tackles for loss and 10 quarterback pressures in 2010...Also tallied three receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown...Registered more than 80 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, five sacks, 12 QB hurries and five pass breakups during junior campaign in 2009.

Misc.: Helped team to 11-2 record as a senior...High school teammate of fellow UT signee Trevarris Saulsberry...Father, Keith, played on Florida’s defensive line in the mid-1980s...Sister, Janine, played volleyball at Florida...Full name: Jordan Cornell Williams...Coach at Gainesville High School: Ryan Smith..

Justin Worley

Quarterback, 6-5, 200

Rock Hill, S.C. (Northwestern HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 30 overall pro-style quarterback, No. 19 overall prospect in South Carolina)

Scout: 3-star (No. 37 overall quarterback)

ESPN: 3-star (No. 18 overall quarterback)

Honors: As a senior in 2010, earned Gatorade National Player of the Year accolades, becoming the first ever player from South Carolina to earn the honor in any sport…Finalist for the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award…Earned Parade All-America honors...Garnered ESPN RISE First Team All-America accolades...Earned South Carolina Player of the Year honors…Named to RivalsHigh 2010 All-America Team and selected as RivalsHigh Offensive Player of the Year...SCPrepNation.com Player of the Year…Named All-State as a senior and junior in 2009…Honored as the National Sophomore of the Year in 2008 by MaxPreps.

Stats: Finished career with 13,385 passing yards and 157 touchdowns…As a senior, threw for 5,315 yards and a state-record 64 touchdowns, while also rushing for six TDs…Completed 429-of-590 passes (.727) in final year…Finished 26-of-42 for 263 yards and five TDs in 2010 State Championship victory…Compiled 4,366 passing yards and 42 TDs as a junior…Threw for 3,641 yards and 50 TDs in sophomore campaign.

Misc.: Helped team win Class AAAA Division II State Championship as a senior in 2010 against Greenwood to cap a 15-0 record…Led team to state championship game in 2008 against South Pointe...Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 85 overall/No. 7 quarterback)...Also a standout in basketball and baseball at Northwestern…Full Name: Justin Scott Worley…Coach at Northwestern High School: Jimmy Wallace.

Devrin Young

Athlete, 5-8, 165

Knoxville, Tenn. (Bearden HS)

Prospect Rankings

Rivals: 3-star (No. 25 overall prospect in Tennessee)

Scout: 3-star (No. 118 overall running back)

ESPN: 2-star (No. 134 overall running back)

Honors: Named Class AAA Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year...Garnered All-State honors in 2008, 2009 and 2010...Earned ESPN RISE Third Team All-America accolades...2010 District 4-AAA Player of the Year...Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra Offensive Player of the Year in 2010...2009 District 4-AAA Offensive Back of the Year...2009 Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) Offensive Player of the Year...Earned First Team PrepXtra honors in 2009...2008 MaxPreps Second Team Sophomore All-America...2008 TFCA and TSWA All-State...2008 PrepXtra Sophomore of the Year and First Team All-KIL...Also earned First Team All-Region honors on offense and defense as a sophomore...2008 All-KIL Offense by News Sentinel.

Stats: Totaled 7,433 all-purpose yards and 83 touchdowns in decorated prep career, while intercepting four passes and compiling 43 tackles on defense...Averaged 7.7 yards per carry throughout career...In senior campaign, rushed for 2,271 yards and 32 TDs on 228 carries, while catching 13 passes for 201 yards and four TDs...As a junior in 2009, rushed for 1,455 yards with 19 touchdowns in 10 games…Also hauled in 19 receptions for 189 yards and a score...Ran for 1,366 yards and 17 touchdowns while also catching eight passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008...Factored in special teams, returning 31 punts for 518 yards and two TDs and returning 39 kickoffs for 1,173 yards and six TDs in three years.

Misc.: 2010 Football Captain at Bearden...Finished second in the 100-meter dash at the 2010 Class AAA Tennessee state track and field meet...Full name: Devrin Dominique Young...Coach at Bearden High School: Brad Taylor.


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