Former Vol commits to Deion Sanders, Colorado
Former Tennessee defensive lineman Amari McNeill has committed to Colorado, according to Hayes Fawcett of On3.
McNeill entered the NCAA transfer portal on April 21.
The 6-foot-4, 285-pound McNeill played for the Vols from 2021-22. He appeared in seven games, totaling three tackles and one pass deflection.
He came to Tennessee from Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Georgia.
Deion Sanders was hired as Colorado’s head coach in Dec. 2022.
Sanders, a two-time Super Bowl champion and Pro and College Football Hall of Famer, served as Jackson State’s head coach from 2020-22. He compiled a 27-6 record, while winning the SWAC championship in 2021 and 2022.
Sanders served as offensive coordinator during the early part of the 2020 high school season at Trinity Christian in Cedar Hill, Texas.
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BREAKING: Former Tennessee DL Amari McNeill tells me he has Committed to Colorado!
The 6’4 285 DL will have 3 years of eligibility remaining.
“Y’all go ahead and up the Skooooo!” #SkoBuffs https://t.co/eDsTgJBpc7 pic.twitter.com/FyHTgfi2q1
— Hayes Fawcett (@Hayesfawcett3) April 27, 2023