Updated - Tennessee Vols Commits React

Philip Fulmer has been Tennessee football for almost two full decades. Off to a terrific start in recruiting, how have Tennessee's Commitments responded to the news?

Edwin Herbert
Brandon Huffman of SuperPrep.com, Nov 4, 2008
City College of San Francisco defensive tackle Edwin Herbert committed to Tennessee this summer, and even with the looming coaching change, he's remaining solid on his commitment to the Vols...   Full Story

Dave Berk of SuperPrep.com, Nov 4, 2008
We get the latest on D.J. Hunter after the announcement of a coaching change at Tennessee.   Full Story
D.J. Hunter

Antonio Foster - Valdostafootball.com
Jonathan Leifheit of GoJackets.com, Nov 4, 2008
GoJackets.com contacted Antonio Foster this afternoon to check on his commitment status with Tennessee.   Full Story

Je'Ron Stokes
Matt Alkire of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Philadelphia, Pa., product Je'Ron Stokes took great pride in the fact that he was Head Coach Philip Fulmer's first high school verbal commitment for the Class of 2009 and now that the coach is gone, Stokes obviously isn't very happy about the situation. We took some time to talk to him tonight and found that his worry was more for Coach Fulmer then himself.   Full Story
Brandon Huffman of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Despite the news that Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer was stepping down at the end of the year, College of the Canyons (Calif.) defensive end Jonathan Hollins said he remains a commit to the Vols...   Full Story
Jon Hollins
Jonathan Hollins

Andrew Bone of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Dominque Allen, three-star defensive end from Paris-Henry County, Tenn., is listed as a soft verbal commitment to the Tennessee Volunteers. The recent news of coach Phillip Fulmer may or may not help the situation.   Full Story

Andrew Bone of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
D.T. Shackelford, Scout.com three-star strongside linebacker from Decatur-Austin, (Ala.), is a Tennessee commitment who heard the news at school of coach Phillip Fulmer.    Full Story

Steve Robertson of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Aubrey Phillips has known for some time that he wanted to be a Tennessee Volunteer. With Coach Phillip Fulmer stepping aside at season's end, the talented offensive lineman is unsure about his future.   Full Story

Burke Hayes of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Nigel Mitchell-Thornton, a big-bodied LB from Stephenson HS (GA), is a coach's dream. He seemingly has it all. So it stands to reason that the Volunteers were thrilled when they received the verbal commitment of such a well-rounded and complete young man. Alas, things don't always go as planned in the world of college football and about the only thing that can be expected is the unexpected.   Full Story
Nigel Mitchell-Thornton
Nigel Mitchell-Thornton

Mike Bakas of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Jarvis Giles is a four-star running back prospect from Tampa (Fla.) Gaither and Scout.com caught up with him after practice today to discuss the latest on the recruiting front after the news of Tennessee's coaching situation broke today.   Full Story

Jarvis Giles

Matt Alkire of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
This week Tennessee grabbed a commitment from a five-star prospect in Tajh Boyd and with Philip Fulmer announcing that he will step down after this season today that obviously created a very odd situation for the Hampton, Va., signal caller. We caught up with him tonight to talk about why he will be staying with Tennessee going forward.   Full Story
Tajh Boyd

Burke Hayes of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Toney Williams, a bruising back out of Milton HS (GA), is having what many would consider a dream season. Well, it appears as though Williams' dream season has hit a bit of a snag, as today there was some news of the not-so-good variety coming out of Knoxville. Scout caught up with the hardworking Williams to get his reaction to the news and to find out his next move.   Full Story
Toney Williams
Toney Williams

Andrew Bone of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Kevin Revis, Scout.com three-star offensive guard from Evansville-Rhea County, (Tenn.), heard the news of Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer. The Volunteer commitment talked about the situation.    Full Story

Bob Lichtenfels of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Scout.com caught up with Hargrave Military Academy head coach Bob Prunty to get the latest on Marlon Walls after Tennessee head coach Philip Fulmer steps down. It is still early and a lot of the Vols commitments are still processing the information.   Full Story
Marlon Walls
Marlon Walls

Matt Alkire of SuperPrep.com, Nov 3, 2008
Four-star running back Damien Thigpen learned about the loss of Tennessee Volunteer Head Coach Philip Fulmer at his school today, however that will not sway the Manassas, Va., product from the verbal commitment he gave earlier this season.   Full Story
Damien Thigpen

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