Adarius Bowman update

If you follow Tennessee football recruiting, you probably remember the name Adarius Bowman.

Bowman was a celebrated 6-foot-4, 215-pound wide receiver from Chattanooga Notre Dame who was the state's Div. II player of the year as a junior and senior. He earned some All-America recognition in 2002 and earned a scholarship offer from UT but ultimately chose the University of North Carolina.

So whatever happened to Adarius Bowman?

He had a productive sophomore year at Chapel Hill in 2004. He played in just six games but averaged better than 18 yards per catch on 18 receptions. Then he left school.

After sitting out the 2005 season as a transfer, Bowman has shown up on the roster at Oklahoma State University. He also has shown up on The popular website ranks him No. 3 on its list of 30 transfers to watch in 2006.

The list, compiled by Richard Cirminiello, can be found in an article entitled "Transfer of Power: The 30 top transfers to watch out for."

Another transfer of interest to Vol fans is BenJarvus Green-Ellis. A bullish power back, he is pegged No. 4 on Cirminiellos list. Green-Ellis rushed for nearly 1,000 yards as a freshman at Indiana University in 2004. Seeking greener pastures, however, he transferred to Ole Miss, sat out the '05 season and will be eligible to play for the Rebels in 2006. After ranking 116th nationally in rushing last fall, Ole Miss can certainly use him.

Green-Ellis is the only one of's impact transfers who will be playing in the SEC this fall. Two guys who originally signed with SEC schools made the list, however.

Former Florida defensive end Tranell Morant, now at Arizona State, is No. 11 on the list.

Former Vanderbilt center Tom Sorenson, a Freshman All-SEC pick in 2003, is ranked No. 26. Sorenson just returned to his native Utah after completing a two-year Mormon mission. He'll play this fall for Brigham Young.

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