UPDATE: The one signee in the February National Signing Day for UT is added to the stories feed below.
Here’s where you’ll find the newest members of the Tennessee football team as they become official and sign with the University of Tennessee in the 2022 Class Early Signing Period, Wednesday December 15 through Friday December 17, 2021.
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See pages below for each player with info, star ratings, highlight videos, bios, signee analysis from both Josh ward and Eric Cain, embedded audio of interviews with signees and their high high school coaches, articles and much more!
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2022 Early Signing Period Player Posts
Tennessee football received the National Letter of Intent from defensive lineman Jayson Jenkins of Bordentown, New Jersey, as head coach Josh Heupel ended the first day of the regular signing period with a top 15 recruiting class.MORE
Tennessee needed to add more defensive line help and did so by landing Jenkins. He has great length and size to build on when he develops in Tennessee’s weight room.MORE
Digital billboards celebrating the #eVOLution22 Tennessee football signing class are now on display in cities throughout the Southeast until Dec. 22.MORE
Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel and his staff closed the first day of college football’s early signing period in strong fashion, welcoming 20 new signeesMORE
Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel talked to the media about the 2022 signing class.MORE
Landing Pearce is a win for two reasons: he helps as a pass rusher and it means you don’t have to wait until February to learn his decision.MORE
Jackson is the highest-profile player in the class, both because of his talent and position. Jackson will have a chance to learn in Year One and will compete for the starting quarterback job in 2023.MORE
Tennessee needs as much defensive line help as it can get, and West should provide it. He’s a former Georgia commit and should provide a physical presence on Tennessee’s interior.MORE
Grant is probably a project player but a good prospect with really good length at the tackle position. He’ll work to add weight in college and could develop into a solid starter or rotation player in the future. MORE
Webb has a nice combination of size and speed to add to Tennessee’s group of receivers. He had a big senior season, which helped his profile grow. MORE
Josephs is one of the most important players in Tennessee’s class. The Vols need players who can help rush the passer; Josephs should help in that area. MORE
Nimrod looks like a really good athlete with his background in track. With his size, Nimrod should offer legit playmaking skills in Josh Heupel’s offense.MORE
Herring is a versatile athlete who should immediately add depth on defense. Let’s see how much weight Herring adds in college. MORE
Sampson fits a trend you’ll find with offensive skill players in this class: he has speed. Sampson will have a chance to play immediately.MORE
White’s size won’t stand out, but his speed will. White should be a perfect fit in Josh Heupel’s offense.MORE
Miller had a long list of SEC suitors and decided to stay in state to play for Tennessee. The Vols should be able to use Miller in a number of ways in the offense.MORE
Williams became a high priority for Tennessee late in the recruiting process. The former West Virginia commit visited Knoxville in November and quickly connected with UT’s staff. MORE
Thomas helps fill a position of need at safety. The Vols need to create more competition there, either to find a new starter or add depth that was lacking in 2020. MORE
Can Williams help at cornerback right away? That’s Tennessee hope with more depth needed in the secondary. MORE
Tennessee hopes Perry, who’s worked to add weight at the high school level, can come in and be a physical player at linebacker. MORE
Reddick has a ton of size and strength, which should help Tennessee in the running game. Will Reddick play at tackle or guard?MORE
Harrison is a good athlete who has run track and shown the ability to make plays on the ball. He’ll have a chance to play immediately at corner.MORE
Nichols is a really important player for Tennessee as the Vols try to build depth and add talent to the offensive line. MORE
Clipper will arrive in Knoxville with legit SEC size. A basketball player in high school, Clipper also has good athleticism that should fit in well with Tennessee’s fast-paced offense.MORE
Phillips will have a chance to help Tennessee’s defense right away. He enrolled in December and will be able to go through spring practice.MORE