Granger Visit Set for Jan. 28... Sort of

Scout.com network info that indicated a visit from heralded defensive tackle DeMarcus Granger was imminent proved inaccurate and now the rescheduled Jan. 28 date for Granger to visit UT is indefinite.

After some early schedule juggling — that pushed Granger from a possible official visit to Knoxville today to a date just a few days before national signing day — he appears to have his itinerary finally set. However, the Vols could be odd team out of an eliminate process that's tenatively in place.

Granger has already taken official visits to Oklahoma and LSU and is now scheduled to visit Arizona State this weekend. That leaves the nation's No. 2 rated defensive tackle prospect with two official visits, and he has three slated — to Oklahoma State on Jan, 14, Texas on Jan. 21 and to Tennessee a week later.

Will he have any official visits left by the time he reaches Tennessee?

According to industry sources, Granger may decide to not to visit one of the three remaining schools, which could be bad news for Tennessee. He could also decide not to take an official visit to Texas since he's been there on a number of occasions. Also there are questions as to whether he would visit Oklahoma State the same weekend of the U.S. Army All-America game in San Antonio on Jan. 15. Practices, that Granger would be required to attend, will be conducted that entire week at the Alamo Dome. If he pushed his entire schedule back by a week there won't be enough weekends left to make three official visits.

These aren't the first scheduling snafus associated with the five-star D-lineman. And odds are they won't be the last. Granger has a lot of programs pulling on him as such trench talent is hard to find. Tennessee might benefit from the titanic tug-of-war if it gets the last chance to make the best impression. On the other hand he could grow tired of the process and never make it to the Hill.

Currently, Cedric McGee, a three-star wide receiver/DB prospect from Plantation, Fla., is the only prospect Scout.com is reporting as visiting today. Of course, as we already know that can always change.


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