Bear Down or Go Vols?

The top senior football prospect in the west is on the brink of a public declaration. Sign in to learn more about the impending decision from Scout five-star defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie.

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Will it be Arizona or Tennessee?

On Thursday, Kahlil McKenzie goes from being one of the most highly recruited prospects in the country to a verbal commitment for either the Wildcats or Volunteers.

In the meantime, the No. 1-rated prospect in the west and Scout five-star is matching his size and skill up against some of the best offensive linemen in the nation at The Opening this week.

Hear about the Clayton Valley (Calif.) High standout's time in Oregon, the recruiting process, his message to the fans of his two finalists and more by clicking play on the Scout video interview below:

Danny Parker is currently the Managing Editor, Recruiting Analyst and Staff Photographer for He was previously the sports editor at Shelbyville Times-Gazette. He joined the Scout team July 2011.
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