Brendon Harris is a four-star safety according to 247Sports and recently took an unofficial visit to Florida last weekend. However, it’s not the Gators but another team that seems to be making a surge for his services as of late. He took a visit for Junior Day at Tennessee on Saturday and he’s been assured that he’s a top target for the Vols in the 2018 recruiting cycle.
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Harris said he enjoyed “just being able to talk to the coaches in person” during Saturday’s visit, and Tennessee coach Butch Jones’ staff made it clear he’s a high priority for the Vols.
“They kept saying I’m their number-one prospect on the defensive side right now,” Harris said. “I like to hear that.”
It also didn’t hurt that he was told he would have a legitimate shot at playing early and the short commute — he”s from Chattanooga — would be perfect for his family to come see him play.
“If I was to come, I might have a chance of playing early. I’ll be in-state, so my family could come. And you really have a special thing here at Tennessee.”
He also said he’s “really impressed with Tennessee” following his visit Saturday for the Vols’ first junior day of the year.
While the 6’0.5″, 205-pound safety might not be a five-star recruit most people would build a class around, he must have a five-star heart for coach Butch Jones to be taking a look at him as those are the kind of guys he wants in his class. Harris is ranked as the No. 11 safety in the class and No. 4 recruit in the state of Tennessee.
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