Tennessee offers 2026 offensive tackle Xavier Payne

Tennessee offered a scholarship to 2026 offensive tackle prospect Xavier Payne.

“After a great conversation with Chris Labidou, I am blessed and honored to receive an offer from Tennessee,” Payne said.

The 6-foot-7, 290-pound prospect is from Jones High School in Orlando, Florida.

There are not recruiting rankings currently for Payne from Rivals, 247Sports, On3 or ESPN.

Tennessee is the second Southeastern Conference school to offer Payne after Ole Miss.

Payne has scholarship offers from Tennessee, Penn State, Ole Miss, Tulane, FAU, Liberty, Marshall, Georgia Southern, UMass, Middle Tennessee State, FIU and UCF.

UCF was the first school to offer a scholarship to Payne on Oct. 31, 2023.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire