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Tennessee-Ole Miss: Vols set to host massive list of visitors this weekend

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Tennessee plays Ole Miss tomorrow at 7:30 PM, and there seems to be a coordinated effort from the athletic department to capitalize on the moment and squeeze every ounce of value from a sold-out Neyland Stadium and a legitimate big-game atmosphere on campus.

Tony V and the Vols baseball team scrimmaged tonight and both the mens’ and womens’ basketball teams have open practices/scrimmages tomorrow (men at 11 AM, women at 2 PM).

There’s also a TON of prospects scheduled to be in town for visits. Full disclosure: this list is pulled directly from VolNation and isn’t exhaustive. There’s a bunch of “maybes,” so check out VN to see the rest of the names. Several other players who are currently committed to Tennessee football are included there, like 4-star OL Addison Nichols from Norcross, GA., (Jason Croom, Alvin Kamara).

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Players in bold currently committed to Tennessee. Click the player to take you to his recruiting page on 247.

I see a theme here — anybody else see it? Powell’s Walter Nolen, the No. 1 overall recruit in the country, is visiting along with eight other players in the upcoming ‘22 class who are committed to Tennessee.


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Players in bold are prospects from Tennessee.

Looks to be just massive amount of homegrown talent in the ‘23 class. A buncha linemen, too. Gotta love it.

For what it’s worth, VolQuest put out a list, too. It’s not the same as this one, and honestly even this late on Friday it’s still a toss up which kids make it in and which ones don’t. The most notable difference: VQ says 5-star DL LT Overton (No. 2 overall player in the country) and Rivals 4-star DE Trevor Duncan, from Catholic, will also be here on visits.


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Also visiting: Warren Nolen, c/o ‘25 and Waylon Nolen, c/o ‘27


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BJ Edwards in bold is committed to Tennessee.

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  • 3-star F Jarred Hall (No. 2 player in Tennessee in ‘23)

It feels like it’s been quite some time since Tennessee’s had this kind of visitor list for a single weekend. Let’s hope the game lives up to the hype.

Also, It’s late, and it’s been a long day. So forgive me for any errors here.