"I'm just excited about what UT can be and what UT is going to get back to," Hurd told InsideTennessee.
The pair, along with several other of the Tennessee commits, is using social media and opportunities on campus to get into the ear of top players about suiting up with them one day.
"The real question is why not? Everybody sees that Tennessee is on the rise," Kelly said.
See what the future Volunteers had to say about watching a practice under coach Butch Jones, the talent in the state of Tennessee and more in the video below: