No cleats, no problem

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With one rather odd exception, Tennessee commit Charles Mosley says his performance in the Offense-Defense Bowl in Florida served as a sneak peek for what the Vols will be adding to their roster once he arrives this summer.

In his own words, the Vols are welcoming an "unblockable" defensive tackle.

"Man, no one can block me. That quarterback was trying to scramble around and all that. I made the quarterback hurry his throws," the Scout four-star told InsideTennessee. "I did good. I be balling out. I'm ready to go to Tennessee and do the exact same thing – just win, baby. Can't block me. I'm gonna be playing the same way up at Tennessee. Exact same. Well, almost."

The exception?

Mosley will be wearing cleats when prepping for the 2014 season and trudging through summer camp.

The Brighton (Tenn.) High School standout didn't pack cleats, thinking they'd be provided for him at the O-D Bowl.

They weren't.

So, the nation's No. 27 defensive tackle tested his talents against some of the best in the country in gym shoes.

In his always colorful ways, the 6-foot-5, 350-pounder said he was more than happy with his performance despite not having spikes.

"I ain't got cleats. No problem. I'm a baller," Mosley told IT. "I do what I do. I'm out there with no socks on and I'm still going to go hard every play. Man, they couldn't block me in shoes. No one could. Poor kids."

Other than a strong, big-bodied defensive lineman, the Vols are also adding quite the comedian to their roster once Mosley sets foot on campus.

When asked about his offseason workout plans, Mosley flashes a smirk.

"Workout? Nah. I'm gonna take a break. Can't work too hard," he said. "They lift weights over there at Tennessee?"

In reality, Mosley plans to play basketball during the spring and is hoping to get his hands on Tennessee's offseason workout packet soon to hit the weight room.

Mosley said he's not sure what weight Tennessee coaches would like him to report at, but his goal at the moment is to stay at 350 pounds.

"350 is the goal. I can play anything at any weight," Mosley said. "But if I lose enough weight, you got to put me at tight end. I hope they let me stay at 350. All the girls like it. That's why I'm so good at D-line. I have to fight those girls off all the time."

This season, Mosley recorded 20 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He was named to the All-District team for the second consecutive year.

InsideTennessee's Danny Parker contributed to this report


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