Perkins has interest in UT and WRU

Derek Dooley has plans to return Tennessee to its Glory Days, part of that includes being known as WRU. It appears that one big wideout that is on Tennessee's radar is Mississippi's Adarrius Perkins from Forrest County Ag High School. Go "inside" for the latest on Perkins' recruitment.

Derek Dooley has plans to return Tennessee to its Glory Days, part of that includes being known as WRU.

One of Dooley's first hires was veteran college and NFL wide receiver coach Charlie Baggett. Then Dooley and his staff went out and snagged some of the best wide receivers in the country.

It appears that one big wideout that is on Tennessee's radar is Mississippi's Adarrius Perkins from Forrest County Ag High School.

"I'm getting a lot of letters from Tennessee," Perkins told InsideTennessee.com. "I definitely have a lot of interest in Tennessee."

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound wide out who has 4.5 forty speed, plays both wide receiver and defensive back at the high school level.

"So far Southern Mississippi, Arkansas State and Mississippi State has offered me," Perkins said. "I'm planning on taking several unofficial visits to several schools including Tennessee."

It appears that Perkins is also a special teams expert.

He has over 700 yards in kickoff returns and several more hundred yards in punt returns, including several touchdowns.

While Perkins admits he doesn't know a lot about Tennessee, he is looking forward to learning more about the Volunteers.

"I don't know much," Perkins said. "I have heard a lot of great things about them."

Does Perkins have an early favorite?

"No sir," Perkins said. "Everyone is even right now."

According to Scout.com Director of Scouting Scott Kennedy, Perkins is definitely an athlete that stands out.

"He has adequate top end speed for the receiver position and has solid hands."


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