Fact or Fiction

Making sense of the ever-changing recruiting rumor mill

Updated: October 31, 2012, 4:52 PM ET
By Jeremy Crabtree | ESPN RecruitingNation

As we head into the home stretch of the election process, political pundits are dissecting every word of the candidates to determine whether or not they're telling the truth.

The same can be applied to the football recruiting process. So RecruitingNation's Jeremy Crabtree asked fans via Twitter @JeremyCrabtree and Facebook which questions they wanted fact-checked from the recruiting rumor mill.

See which rumors are Fact ... or Fiction.

Want your recruiting questions answered? Be sure to submit yours to Jeremy Crabtree on Twitter @JeremyCrabtree using the hashtag #RecruitingRumors or on Facebook

[+] EnlargeJon Gruden
Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesWhat are the chances Jon Gruden ends up at Tennessee?
Darnisha Allen-Jackson: Is Jon Gruden really being considered for UT-Knoxville?

Jeremy Crabtree: While it's not a recruiting question, directly, Tennessee fans have been lighting up message boards with speculation the past two weeks, so I'll take a crack at it.


To read more about the chances that Jon Gruden lands with Tennessee, and get answers to the rest of the week's hottest recruiting questions, you must be an Insider.

Jeremy Crabtree

RecruitingNation, Reporter