Tennessee offers 4-star defensive lineman Benedict Umeh

Tennessee offered a scholarship to four-star defensive lineman Benedict Umeh on Tuesday.

“After a great call with Coach (Evan) Crabtree, I’m honored to announce I have an offer from the University of Tennessee,” Umeh announced on social media.

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive lineman is from Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut. Umeh is originally from Toronto, Canada and played his first two seasons at Toronto Prep School.

Umeh is the No. 24 player in the class of 2024. He ranks as the No. 4 defensive lineman and No. 1 player in the state of Connecticut, according to On3 Sports.

He was ranked the No. 1 player from Canada before his transfer.

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