July 21, 2011

Lewis talks Vol decision

When this week began, Tennessee was sitting on just a pair of verbal commitments and some fans were wondering where the momentum was. Fast forward to Thursday however, and things look much different. After defensive end LaTroy Lewis committed to the staff this afternoon, the commitment list had grown to eight, and momentum on the recruiting front didn't seem to be a huge problem.

Lewis (6-foot-4, 230 pounds), from Akron, Ohio, let the staff know of his decision early on Thursday afternoon, hard on the heels of linebacker Otha Peters making his own verbal pledge to the Vols. To say it was a good day of work for the defense on a Thursday in late July would be an understatement.

Rivals.com rates Lewis as a three-star prospect and the No. 23 weakside defensive end in the nation.

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