Driver's license? Nope.
Class schedule for first semester of high school? Negative.
Tried on pads to find the proper fit for first high-school camp workouts? Not even.
Scholarship from Southeastern Conference university? Best believe it.
Every once in awhile putting the cart before the horse makes sense.
At 6-feet-5, 290 pounds he has advanced size for a prep freshman. As the son of former Vol and All-SEC lineman Kevin Mays, he has a base of knowledge to block defenders beyond most other teenagers.
Find out more about Cade Mays by clicking play on the video interview with InsideTennessee below:
Cade Mays video interview
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