Commitment Roundup: Penix tosses 5 touchdowns in rout

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Here’s a look at how Tennessee’s commits fared on the field this week, including a standout performance from Sunshine State quarterback Michael Penix Jr.

Pro-style quarterback

4 STARS

Tennessee
Tampa

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'2.0"

Wt: 177.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

The southpaw quarterback tossed five touchdowns on 209 yards in Tampa Bay Tech's 56-3 rout over Lennard.

Wide Receiver

4 STARS

Tennessee
Manchester

RR: 5.9

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 180.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
131
NATIONAL
4
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Taylor had 14 carries for 105 yards and a touchdown in a loss to Oakland.

Offensive tackle

5 STARS

Tennessee
Knoxville

RR: 6.1

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 300.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
14
NATIONAL
1
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Mays recorded an astounding 16 pancakes in Knoxville Catholic's 49-24 win.

Cornerback

4 STARS

Tennessee
Alpharetta

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
174
NATIONAL
19
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Horn had six tackles and two pass deflections in Alpharetta's 35-7 win over North Atlanta.

Outside linebacker

3 STARS

Tennessee
Gurley

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'0.0"

Wt: 205.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Flint had 12 tackles as Madison County fell 35-13 to Guntersville.

Strongside defensive end

3 STARS

Tennessee
Santa Clarita

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 255.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Gerald had two sacks and 3.5 TFls in the College of Canyons’ close 29-28 win.

Tight end

3 STARS

Tennessee
Knoxville

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'6.0"

Wt: 210.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Warren caught one pass for 12 yards and tallied a sack with three tackles for loss as a defensive end in Farragut's 35-27 win over Science Hill.

Offensive center

3 STARS

Tennessee
Corryton

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 270.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Gibbs rolled past Sevier County 42-24, as Lane helped lead the effort on the ground.

Offensive tackle

3 STARS

Tennessee
Nashville

RR: 5.6

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 260.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Playing both ways, Antonutti and Ensworth rolled past Father Ryan 31-12.

Safety

4 STARS

Tennessee
Chattanooga

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'2.0"

Wt: 195.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
199
NATIONAL
6
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Harris had one interception and four tackles in a 26-0 loss to Brentwood Academy.

All-purpose back

3 STARS

Tennessee
Butler

RR: 5.7

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 177.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Taylor County beat Crawford County 49-0 but Dixon was not listed in the box score.

Cornerback

3 STARS

Tennessee
Orlando

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'10.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Jones High School team beat Bishop Moore 37-7.

Defensive tackle

4 STARS

Tennessee
Nashville

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 300.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Lawless had four tackles, including 2.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks, in Nashville Christian's 55-14 win over Rossville Christian.

All-purpose back

3 STARS

Tennessee
Buford

RR: 5.7

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 180.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Grant scored Buford's first touchdown of the night on a 1-yard plunge, as Buford routed Clarke Central 45-7.

Kicker

3 STARS

Tennessee
West Columbia

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Brooks was 8-for-8 on extra points and sent his only punt of the night inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

Safety

4 STARS

Tennessee
Hampton

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'2.0"

Wt: 180.0

Class: 2018

POSITION
180
NATIONAL
20
STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Dean and Dutchtown High school fell 10-7 to Eagles Landing.

Wide Receiver

3 STARS

Tennessee
Milledgeville

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 184.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Harris and the Baldwin Braves were idle this week.

Strongside defensive end

3 STARS

Tennessee
Rome

RR: 5.6

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 266.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

With a forced fumble, Chatman helped spearhead a Rome team that remained undefeated with a 45-24 win over Carrolton.

Athlete

3 STARS

Tennessee
Orlando

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'10.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Ingle and the Dr. Phillips Panthers smoked Oak Ridge 41-6, scoring every point after a scoreless first half. Ingle had six tackles and a forced fumble.

*** Not listed due to injury: Quarterback Adrian Martinez (labrum), defensive tackleD'Andre Litaker (knee) and defensive end Greg Emerson (leg).

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