It's no secret that Tennessee's defense depends heavily on quality
linebackers, and one the country's best 'backer prospects will be visiting
Knoxville this weekend.
(Wilson High School of Florence, S.C.) is a 6-1,
220-pounder with 4.5 speed. He was all-conference as a junior, registering
95 tackles and four forced fumbles. He also played wide receiver in 2002,
recording 42 catches for 690 yards and 14 touchdowns.
UT's chances of landing Timmons may be a little tougher, though, now that he
is coming off an enjoyable visit to Gainesville last weekend.
''I had a great trip to Florida,'' Timmons told Scott Kennedy of
TheInsiders.com. ''The highlight of my trip was running out on the field and
seeing myself on the jumbo-tron.''
Basically, the competition for Timmons' services has become a three-school
''I'm going to Tennessee this weekend,'' he said. ''I'm probably going to
have a decision sometime next week. I'm still looking at three teams --
Florida State, Florida, and Tennessee."