The big day has arrived. The college football world will usher in a new era of recruiting today through Friday as the early signing period gets underway. Learn about it all here, from a Tennessee point of view.
Keep it posted here throughout the next few days as we track each official LOI as they roll in.
Update: 10 PM (Tuesday)
Tennessee quarterback target JT Shrout decommits from Cal. He is expected to sign on Wednesday, likely with Tennessee.
Update: 7:30 AM
Three star OL Tanner Antonutti is the first to sign.
Our first signing of the 2018 class! #TheNextVolunteer ⬇️— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) December 20, 2017
Tanner Antonutti / @TannerAntonutti
➡️ Offensive Lineman
6-5 / 260
2016 Div. II-AA Mr. Football semifinalist pic.twitter.com/Jxqr2zLbi9
Update: 8:00 AM
Three star Punter Paxton Brooks has sent in his papers.
Update: 9:20 AM
Three star OL Ollie Lane has signed with Tennessee
Update: 9:30 AM
Three star RB Jeremy Banks announced that he will sign with Tennessee.
Update: 9:35 AM
Four star OL Jerome Carvin announced that he will sign with Tennessee.
Update: 10:20 AM
Three star quarterback JT Shrout signs with Tennessee. Here’s our story.
Update: 10:47 AM
New Tennessee commit Kingston Harris just sent his papers in.
Update: 11:10 AM
Tennessee JUCO OL target Badara Traore sticks with LSU.
Update: 11:20 AM
Three star tight end Jacob Warren is in.
Update: 11:30 AM
Carvin’s papers are in. The four star tackle is official.
Update: 11:45 AM
Tennessee RB target Greg Bell signs with Nebraska. The writing was on the wall here after Jeremy Banks committed earlier this morning.
Update: 11:50 AM
Speaking of Banks, he’s now official.
Update: 12:30 PM
Top rated JUCO tight end Dominick Wood-Anderson was set to commit this morning, but he’s now pushed that back to the early evening. Tennessee got in late here. Alabama is thought of as the leader.
Update: 1:30 PM
Four star DT Brant Lawless makes it official, signing with Tennessee.
Update: 2:00 PM
Five Star OT and longtime Tennessee commit Cade Mays signs with the Georgia Bulldogs. Former Tennessee OL coach Sam Pittman is credited with pulling Mays, making this even more of a gut punch for Tennessee fans. Georgia has now added Mays to the mix, along with the No. 1 and No. 2 guards in the country. They’ve also landed Justin Fields, the No. 1 quarterback prospect to go along with the No. 1 and No. 3 running back prospects.
Update: 2:30 PM
Four star defensive end Greg Emerson is now official.
Update: 4:40 PM
Four star JUCO TE Dominick Wood-Anderson has signed with Tennessee. The 6-4, 245 pounder picked Tennessee over Alabama and Texas A&M.
Update: 8:40 PM
JUCO pass rusher Jordan Allen announced that he will be signing with the Vols. There’s some immediate help on the edge for Tennessee.
Update: 9:00 AM Thursday
Jordan Allen makes things official.
Update: 1:00 PM Friday
Alontae Taylor’s papers are in. He’s officially a Vol. Barring a surprise, this will likely be the last of Tennessee’s early signings.