November 28, 2007

Vols Take Commit From Louisiana Linebacker

Tennessee has plenty to worry about on the field this week as the Vols prepare to face the LSU Tigers in Atlanta, off the field, the news was good today with speedy linebacker Herman Lathers, from Baton Rouge, La. telling us that he's committed to the Vols.

Lathers (6-foot-0, 192 pounds) made his first and only official visit to this point to Tennessee the weekend of the South Carolina game.

He came away mightily impressed by the trip, and claims that he told the Vols he was headed that to Knoxville shortly thereafter.

"I actually called coach Chavis later that week after I got back and told him that I was committing," Lathers said.

The catch for Tennessee here is that Lathers indicates to us that he has no intention of shutting down the recruiting process.

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