Vols Add Second Commit Of Day With Wesley Horky


Nov 9, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones before the game against the Auburn Tigers at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Volunteers made sure the next to last Monday before National Signing Day was a big one, locking down two commits.

Long snapper Wesley Horky committed to Tennessee on Monday evening.

Earlier in the day four-star running back Derrell Scott committed to the Vols.

Horky is a 6’2″/190 lb in-state recruit from Brentwood, TN. The specialist is rated by 247Sports as a two-star prospect. Horky won’t be a scholarship player. His only scholarship offer came from Murray State, which isn’t unusual for a long snapper.

247Sports’ composite rankings have Horky as the top long snapper in the nation.

It may not be a glamorous position, but it is an extremely important one.

Butch Jones places a special emphasis on special teams (as anyone who’s ever attended a Tennessee practice can attest) and he’s added two top specialists this year in place kicker Aaron Medley and long snapper Wesley Horky.


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Topics: Football, Recruiting, Tennessee Volunteers

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