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As many as 33 scholarships could be available to Vols in 2014

May 4th, 2013 7:40 pm by Evan Woodbery

When Butch Jones was hired by Tennessee last December, just two months before National Signing Day, the Vols had fewer than a dozen verbal commitments who would ultimately sign with the team.

Today, nine months before prospects in the Class of 2014 are allowed to sign, Jones has collected 12 commitments, more than all but one other school in the Football Bowl Subdivision (Texas has 13).

“I think people around the country understand what we have here,” Jones said this spring amid a flurry of good recruiting news. “They’ve been waiting for Tennessee to wake up. And now we’re waking up.” 

Why is the Vols’ class getting so big, so quickly? 

Read the full story on the GoVolsXtra website.

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