Cross still coming?

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The first Class of 2012 prospect to give a verbal pledge to one day play for the Tennessee Volunteers looks like he will wind up strapping up for someone else.

With the commitment list fast approaching the maximum 25, followers of Tennessee recruiting have wondered in recent weeks how all the targets will fit.

Strike Imani Cross from the commitment list.

The Gainesville, Ga., native doesn't have a leader for his services at this point with National Signing Day two months away.

"I am just weighing in all options now," Cross told "No schools in particular."

Cross had a highly-productive senior season at North Hall High School. Fans that followed his year were looking forward to seeing him in Knoxville. For those people, Cross had this to say: "Thanks. And sorry, things just didn't work out with (Tennessee)."

In his final game for the Trojans, Cross ran for 158 yards with two touchdowns on 25 carries in a loss to Monroe Area.

Cross is a three-star prospect, according to He is ranked the No. 35 running back in his class.

He didn't provide specific numbers, but when asked about his grades and test scores, Cross said: "I'm doing good in both areas."

Whether his previous scholarship offers still stand or not remains to be seen with other schools filling up their classes as well. Previously, Cross had offers from the likes of Georgia Tech, Maryland, South Carolina, UCF, UCLA and Virginia.

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