Hardball to keep McDowell off the gridiron?

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Cortez McDowell isn't a recruit that figures to waver on his commitment to Tennessee, which has been in place since July.

However, a professional baseball career coming sooner rather than later could hinder the Locust Grove (Ga.) High School standout's arrival time in Knoxville.

See what the Offense-Defense All-American and Scout four-star prospect said about possibly playing linebacker, his career on the diamond and more in the exclusive interview with InsideTennessee below:

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