Randolph excited about being a Volunteer

High school prospects want to see what Derek Dooley is all about on the football field. Several local and area prospects are taking unofficial visits to see Dooley coach his Tennessee Vols. Go "Inside" to see what commitment Brian Randolph had to say about the Volunteers.

One Tennessee commitment wanted to take in the Rocky Top "Experience" under the direction of the Vols new coach Derek Dooley.

Georgia's Brian Randolph took in a couple of games last year, but wanted to come up for the Florida game to watch the new coaching staff in action.

"It was a great atmosphere," Randolph said. "It's going to be a fun place to play at."

Randolph and his Kell High School team have had a lot of success lately, and they are currently undefeated at 4-0.

"I have had a lot of tackles, a lot of rushing yards and a lot of touchdowns," Randolph noted. "It's been a great season so far."

The talented athlete got the chance to visit with Dooley and the entire Tennessee coaching staff.

"They were excited about me being there," Randolph said. "They were glad to see me. They joked with me before the ball game that I need to go ahead and put on the uniform and play for them today. That they needed me."

Randolph gave his thoughts about the football game - a contest that he thought his Vols had a chance of winning.

"We played with a lot of heart," Randolph said. "I liked watching the staff coach. They seem to really know what they are doing."

Randolph also got the opportunity to visit with new Vol commitment A.J. Johnson.

"He was really happy about his commitment to UT," Randolph said. "He seems very fired up about coming to Tennessee."

Speaking of which, how committed is Randolph to the Vols?

"I'm very solid on my commitment," Randolph noted. "I'm 100 percent Tennessee."

According to Randolph, he will enroll at Tennessee next May and will not be an early enrollee.


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