Josh Heupel and Tennessee football are hot on the recruiting trail. The Vols most recently picked up a commitment from five-star edge rusher Jordan Ross.
Here’s a look at where the Vols’ recruiting class ranks on the major recruiting databases. Player rankings for 247Sports and On3 are out of 100, while Rivals gives an average star rating for each class.
Tennessee ranks No. 6 on 247Sports. The average player rating for the Vols’ class is 91.67. The class is made up one five-star, 14 four-stars and five three-stars.
Around the SEC, Texas A&M ranks No. 7. Georgia sits at No. 1 with Florida and Alabama at No. 3 and No. 4 respectively. LSU at No. 9 rounds out the SEC schools in the top 10. Future SEC members Oklahoma and Texas rank No. 11 and No. 18.
The Vols also rank No. 6 on On3. The Vols class is made up of one five-star, 13 four-stars and six three-stars. The average class rating is 90.74.
Texas A&M and LSU come in at No. 7 and No. 8. No. 1 Georgia sits atop the rankings, with No. 3 Florida and No. 4 Alabama rounding out the top five. Future SEC members Oklahoma and Texas No. 14 and No. 18 respectively.
Tennessee’s class ranks No. 7 on Rivals. The average class rating is 3.85 with one five-star, 15 four-stars and four three-stars.
Texas A&M comes in at No. 6. Georgia sits at No. 1 while Florida comes in at No. 3. Future members Oklahoma and Texas come in No. 10 and No. 20 respectively.
Tennessee’s class is headlined by Ross as well as five-star wide receiver Mike Matthews. Four-star offensive tackle Bennett Warren rounds out the prospects in the top-100 of 247Sports’ ranking that have committed to Tennessee.
Other names to know thus far in the 2024 class is quarterback Jake Merklinger and runningback Peyton Lewis. Both were four-stars and high-value Tennessee targets. In-state prospect Kaleb Beasley and Braylon Staley round out the top half of the Vols’ class.