Commitment Roundup: Taylor, Lawless and Flint have big games

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, defensive tackle Brant Lawless and linebacker Matthew Flint.

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 four carries for 94 yards and a touchdown reception in a 42-8 win for Baylor over Chattanooga Christian School. He had six tackles on defense.

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

Tennessee's linebacker commit continued a stellar senior season on Friday night, once again putting up big numbers on both sides of the ball. Flint had 12 tackles on defense and was huge on offense, hauling in six receptions for 150 yards two touchdowns. Flint accounted for both of Madison Co.’s TDs in a hard-fought 17-14 loss to Randolph.

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 17 carries for 109 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to Cookeville. He also threw for 149 yards and a touchdown, accounting for all three scores in a 45-21 loss.

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

Dixon rushed for 90 yards on 24 carries and had two catches for 22 yards in a 27-22 loss to Macon County.

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

Buford was idle this weekend.

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 completed 10-of-22 passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns in Tampa Bay Tech's 26-14 win over Hillsborough High.

Cornerback

3 STARS

Tennessee
Orlando

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'10.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Five tackles and an interception in a 56-0 win over Agape Christian Academy.

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

Baldwin fell 45-2 to Evans on homecoming. Harris' stats were not available, but the Braves completed as many passes as interceptions (four).

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 had eight tackles on defense and played offensive tackle in a 50-14 loss to Brentwood Academy.

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

Anonutti and Ensworth rolled Trezvant HS 42-6 on Friday, as Antonutti recorded six tackles to go along with a sack. He also played offensive tackle.

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

Rome walloped Pealing County High 62-0, as Chatman and Tennessee target Adam Anderson helped engineer the shutout effort.

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 a big game in Nashville Christian's 25-22 win over Franklin Road Academy. The 4-star defensive tackle had eight tackles, 3.5 TFLs and 2 sacks in the win.

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 2-of-2 on field goals this week, connecting from 37 and 40 yards out. He put each of his five kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks and had one punt downed inside the 20.

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

A week after recording a team-high 11 tackles and 3 TFLs, Gerald did not play in the College of Canyons 52-42 win over Long Beach.

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 and Alpharetta had a bye this weekend.

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 returned from his meniscus injury and had four tackles in a 20-0 win over Mainland.

Athlete

3 STARS

Tennessee
Fort Myers

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'0.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2018

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

verbal

Tennessee

Dunbar was blanked 48-0 by Venice.

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 beat Morristown East 42-28.

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 was held without a catch in Farragut's 14-9 win over Knox West.

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

Dutchtown HS was off last week. Dean attended Saturday's win over UMass, his first game at Neyland Stadium.

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

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