January 28, 2007

Vols land safety

Trinity Junior College safety Nevin McKenzie has filled the Vols biggest remaining need in the 2007 recruiting class as he became the newest commitment this weekend.

"I actually did it on Saturday," McKenzie said. "I called the coaches and told them then. Tennessee is just the best place for me."

The Vols beat out Florida, and Arkansas for McKenzie's services. And how Tennessee recruiting McKenzie and his family had a lot to do with it.

"My family and I felt most comfortable with Tennessee because of the coaches," McKenzie offered. "They told us the truth about how they could use me, the expectations they had for me, and what I needed to do to meet them. They didn't just tell me what I wanted to hear or what I could do for them. They told me how they could help me."

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