Vols Offer 2016 VA ATH

Nov 10, 2012; Knoxville, TN, USA; A general view of the Tennessee Volunteers logo on the field prior to the game against the Missouri Tigers at Neyland Stadium. Missouri defeated Tennessee 51-48 in quadruple overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee coaching staff is using a nearly full 2014 class to their advantage this week, by focusing on some 2015 and 2016 guys.

Levonta Taylor, a 2016 ATH, was the recipient of some of that extra attention on Tuesday, receiving an offer from the Vols.

Taylor hasn’t been rated yet by 247Sports, but he’s considered to be a “stud DB” by the Rivals staff.

Taylor is a 5’10″/170 lb recruit from Ocean Lakes, VA (Ocean Lakes). According to 247Sports, he runs the 40 yard dash in 4.40 seconds.

In addition to Taylor’s offer from Tennessee, he also has offers from: Hawaii, Michigan State, NC State, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin.

Taylor attends the same school as 2015 Vol target Jaason Lewis. This isn’t the Vols’ first foray into Ocean Lakes High School, as former UT wide receiver Justin Hunter also attended school there.


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  • tad_stone

    Butch Jones is just about all we could ask for in a coach and I just think we’ll see some results for his hard work in the next couple years. Our Vols are coming back and while bragging on the head coach I might as well put in a good word in for his coaching staff! Just hoping he can keep them all together for a couple of years while they rebuild. I’m sure someone will take notice how valuable good recruiters are and pay them accordingly.