The offensive tackle from Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell has garnered offers from across the nation. While he has shown strong interest in northern schools such as Penn State and Michigan where his older brothers play college football, Tennessee has made a big push recently.
The defensive tackle from Elizabethton (Ky.) John Hardin has scholarship offers from some heavy hitters, a la Alabama. However, Elam has said he'd like to stay closer to home. Knoxville seems close enough if the Vols can overcome Kentucky and Louisivlle. Both schools have made Elam a high priority.
The safety from Nashville (Tenn.) Independence is teammates with Tennessee athlete commitment Vic Wharton III. Gaulden has shown strong interest in the Volunteers. Tennessee seems to be in good shape with him.
The ESPN Watch List safety from Knoxville (Tenn.) Webb has turned into one of Tennessee's best recruiters since committing earlier this month. He continues to be an advocate for first-year coach Butch Jones when talking to other prospects.
From Hendersonville (Tenn.) Beech, the ESPN Watch List prospect shocked Tennessee fans when he suddenly committed on Thursday. Hurd is projected to be the type of power tailback Tennessee has missed in recent seasons.
With approximately 30 scholarship offers, Malone's recruitment has steadily grown for months. With in-state momentum and an up-tempo offense that prospects often deem exciting, Tennessee should be in the hunt for Malone throughout his recruitment.
Just a rising junior, McGraw already has a healthy amount of scholarship offers. Alabama was the first to extend an official invite when it did so last summer following McGraw's performance at a Crimson Tide camp. Clearly, this 2015 prospect will be one of the top defensive backs in his class.