Commitment Roundup: Taylor, Horn and Flint deliver big performances

VolQuest Staff, VolQuest.com
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Here’s a look at how Tennessee’s commits fared on the field this week, including big performances from wideout Alontae Taylor and cornerback Jaycee Horn.

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 caught five passes for 83 yards and scored three total touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving), as Coffee County Central won its first game of the year with a 28-14 win over Warren County.

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 two interceptions, including one for a pick-six. He also added 10 tackles and a 24-yard receiving touchdown Alpharetta's 42-17 win over Northview.

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 a monster game for Madison Co. in a 21-19 win over North Jackson. Flint had 15 tackles and two pass deflections on defense. He was also stellar on offense with five catches for 132 yards and a 1-yard rushing TD.

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 lost at Campbell County 41-21.

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 two passes for 64 yards and a touchdown in a 33-6 win over Jefferson County.

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

The defending state champs had an open date this Friday.

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 had 84 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns on runs of 24 and 14 yards, but Buford lost 33-27 to South Pointe — ranked No. 8 in the nation by USA TODAY.

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 was idle this week.

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 two touchdowns — on scores of 67 and 20 yards — in a 42-14 win. He also collected 6 tackles on defense.

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

Penix's game was cancelled due to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. He attended Saturday's game at Florida to watch the Vols.

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 was part of a stellar defensive effort that helped push Dutchtown HS to a 10-9 win over Heritage on Friday night.

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 played both ways and recorded double digit tackles, as Catholic slipped past Soddy Daisy 49-48.

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

Nashville Christian blanked Jackson Christian 42-0, as Lawless helped lead the shutout effort with three tackles, one sack and one TFL.

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

The JUCO defensive end led College of Canyons with 11 tackles, 3 TFLs and 1.5 sacks in a 42-28 loss to Fullerton.

Cornerback

3 STARS

Tennessee
Orlando

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'10.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Cross' game was cancelled due to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The corner did attend Saturday's game at Florida to watch the Vols.

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

Antonutti and Ensworth fell 30-28 to McCallie on Friday night.

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 made his only field of the night on Friday and was 3-for-3 on extra points. He also had a punt downed inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

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 had 6 catches for 70 yards in a close loss to Griffin.

*** Not listed due to injury: Quarterback Adrian Martinez (labrum), corner Tanner Ingle (meniscus), defensive tackle D'Andre Litaker (knee) and defensive end Greg Emerson (leg).

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