2012 Tennessee Athlete Will Redmond

It's no secret that Derek Dooley wants to increase the speed on his Vol Football Team. It appears that there is a lot of speed in the state of Tennessee in the 2012 recruiting class. One Memphis East athlete Will Redmond has interest in the Vol's Football program. Go "Inside" for the latest on his recruitment.

Memphis East High School already possesses one of the fast athletes in the state for 2012, add another speedy transfer to the roster and the future at East is getting a lot brighter.

Former Manassas star athlete Will Redmond recently transferred to East High School, he will join speedster Brian Kimbrow in the backfield, making East a team to be reckoned with.

Redmond attended the Devinner Foundation Combine in December and also put up impressive numbers.

"I ran a 4.42 and was pretty pleased with my performance," Redmond told InsideTennessee.com in a recent interview. "With Brian and I in the same backfield, opposing defenses will have a hard time stopping us."

According to Redmond he is looking forward to college recruiters to learn his new address.

"A lot of coaches probably don't realize I have changed schools," Redmond said. "There were a lot of coaches interested last year."

Redmond, a 6-foot-1, 175 pound athlete, expects to play quarterback and cornerback at East next year.

"Most schools are recruiting me as an athlete," Redmond said. "I'm excited about the recruiting process."

Redmond admits he is wide open to alot of schools, but one that has peaked his interest is the University of Tennessee.

"I like what the new coaching staff is doing there," Redmond admits. "I think they have the program headed in the right direction. I hope to get up there this spring to get to know them a little better."

Redmond has impressed Byron Devinner of the Devinner Foundation.

"Will is a great athlete with great speed," Devinner said. "He is one of the top juniors in the state for sure."


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