Jenkins firm with decision

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Following in his father Lee's footsteps and able to compete close to home in the Southeastern Conference were only two of the reasons why slot receiver Ryan Jenkins wants to be a Tennessee Volunteer.

On Tennessee's side of things, adding an exception set of hands and route-running ability to its crop of recruits in the Class of 2013 was imperative.

The Butch Jones led coaching staff on Rocky Top saw a future in orange and white for the Marietta, Ga., and extended an offer. The FOX Sports NEXT three-star switched his verbal commitment from Clemson to Tennessee on Jan. 7.

Get more from Jenkins on his thoughts about future teammate Drae Bowles, his last visit to Knoxville and more in the video below:

Danny Parker is currently the Managing Editor, Recruiting Analyst and Staff Photographer for He was previously the sports editor at Shelbyville Times-Gazette. He joined the InsideTennessee team July 2011.

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