Tennessee is in need of a big time offensive play maker.
The Volunteers have several attractive factors that could help land some of the nation's top offensive weapons.
Lane Kiffin's experience as a NFL head coach, a veteran tutor of wide receivers and quarterbacks could help land some big time wide outs and quarterbacks. Kiffin's pro style offense and his success as the offensive coordinator at Southern California also help his recruiting cause.
One of the nations top pass catchers Kyle Prater recently received an official offer from the University of Tennessee last week.
"I'm very impressed with Coach Kiffin and what he brings to the table offensively," Prater told InsideTennessee.com "I like his confidence. I like the way he isn't scared of the veteran coaches of the SEC."
Prater, currently ranked as the No. 1 wide receiver in the country and is rated a five star prospect, has over 30 offers on the table.
"I was excited to pick up the offer from Tennessee last week, USC, Alabama and Missouri also offered, those are three good programs," Prater said. "I hope to be able to take a visit there sometime this summer. Tennessee is definitely a program I have a lot of interest in."
Prater is listed as 6-foot-5, 205-pounds and runs a 4.48 forty, he caught over 940 last fall.
The star receiver plans on narrowing his list to a top 10 in the near future.
Does Tennessee have a good chance of making his first cut?
"Yes sir they definitely do," Prater said. "They have a very good chance of making the cut."