Vols' early enrollees on campus for spring semester

(WBIR - Knoxville) The first additions to the roster for Butch Jones made their first official appearance on UT's campus Wednesday, enrolling for spring semester classes.

14 early enrollees moved to Knoxville, including 3 junior college players and 11 graduated high school seniors. That includes two 5-star players, five 4-star players and six 3-star players, according to Rivals.com.

Two of those players, RB Jalen Hurd and WR Josh Malone, hail from the Volunteer State. Hurd, the 5th-ranked RB in the country, is from Hendersonville and Malone is also a 5-star player, who hails from Gallatin.

Meanwhile, two players each come from Ohio, Florida and Virginia. Alabama, Illinois, California, North Carolina, Washington D.C., and Georgia are also represented in the early enrollees.

By position, the enrollees breakdown as:

  • one running back
  • two tight ends
  • two wide receivers
  • three offensive linemen
  • three defensive linemen
  • two linebackers
  • two defensive backs

Here's a full list of the 2014 early signees for the Vols football team including name, height, weight, Rivals.com ranking and their previous school:

  • Dontavius Blair OL 6-8 300 Jr. 4-star Anniston, Ala./Garden City (Kansas) C.C.
  • Daniel Helm TE 6-4 225 Fr. 4-star Chatham, Ill./Glenwood
  • Joe Henderson DE 6-3 222 Fr. 4-star Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights
  • Jalen Hurd RB 6-3 227 Fr. 5-star Hendersonville, Tenn./Beech Senior
  • Jakob Johnson LB 6-4 240 Fr. 3-star Jacksonville, Fla./Jean Ribault
  • Josh Malone WR 6-3 195 Fr. 5-star Gallatin, Tenn./Station Camp
  • Dimarya Mixon DE 6-3 263 Fr. -- Compton, Calif./West Mesquite (Texas)
  • Emmanuel Moseley DB 5-11 165 Fr. 3-star Greensboro, N.C./Dudley
  • D'Andre Payne DB 5-9 176 Fr. 4-star Washington, D.C./H.D. Woodson
  • Von Pearson WR 6-3 185 R-Jr. 4-star Newport News, Va./Feather River (Calif.) College
  • Ray Raulerson OL 6-5 275 Fr. 3-star Tampa, Fla./Plant Senior
  • Coleman Thomas OL 6-6 299 Fr. 3-star Max Meadows, Va./Fort Chiswell
  • Owen Williams DL 6-2 285 R-Jr. 3-star Macon, Ga./Westside/Butler (Kansas) C.C.
  • Ethan Wolf TE 6-5 243 Fr. 3-star Minster, Ohio/Minster


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