California DL becomes No. 6 for UT

The University of Tennessee picked up its sixth commitment and second in two days from a California athlete. Chabot Junior College Defensive lineman Patrick Harris confirmed with Scout.com that he is indeed a Volunteer. Harris turned in a tremendous performance last week and is expected to be one of the top junior college defensive linemen. Go inside to see why he picked UT.

The University of Tennessee picked up its sixth commitment and second in two days from a California athlete.

Chabot Junior College Defensive lineman Patrick Harris confirmed with Scout.com that he is indeed a Volunteer. Harris turned in a tremendous performance last week and is expected to be one of the top junior college defensive linemen.

"My mind has been telling me Tennessee for a while," Harris told InsideTennessee Friday afternoon. "I just wanted to make sure it was the right option. I'm excited about playing for Lane Kiffin. I have been a Raider fan for a long time."

Harris impressed Junior College experts in a recent combine.

"Patrick is a monster," said Kevin Lustgarten of JCFootball.com. "He has great speed, great explosion and will be a great player at the next level."

Defensive line coach Ed Orgeron was at Harris practice today.

"I'm very excited about playing for Coach Orgeron," Harris said. "Coach O is one of the best defensive line coach in the country, I want to get to the next level and I'm confident he can do that. Tennessee offered me about a month a go; they were the first to offer."


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