This time of the year, when recruits are making commitments and preparing themselves for National Signing Day in February, rumors are an everyday occurrence.
InsideTennessee.com spoke to Scout.com four-star prospect Matt Milton about his feelings about his position coach, Frank Wilson, leaving for another SEC school.
"Coach Wilson had to do what was best for him and his family. I will be honest. He was a big reason that I chose to take a visit to Tennessee," Milton said. "Once I was there, the school and the coaching staff sold itself to me."
In other words, it appears that Milton will not be affected by the move.
"I'm still very much committed to Tennessee," Milton said. "I'm graduating in the next couple of weeks and I will begin classes at UT on January 13th."
According to Milton, the early start of college is starting to set in for the current high school senior.
"I will be going to college full-time next month while my friends are still in high school," Milton said. "I'm very excited about the opportunity. I can't wait to start working out and getting ready for spring football."
Even after Wilson's departure, Milton has been staying in touch with the UT coaching staff.
"I talk to Coach Chaney a lot," Milton said. "I just got off the phone with Coach (Lane) Kiffin a few minutes ago. He told me that he will have a great wide receiver coach there in the spring for me. I committed to a school, not really an assistant coach."