Miami's Jones cuts list to Top Five

Miami Palmetto's Delvin Jones appears to have narrowed his choices to a top five. He spoke to InsideTennessee.com Tuesday morning about his top five favorite schools and what he liked about some of them. Does Tennessee make Jones Top five cut, we have that answer and many more about his feelings toward the Volunteers.

For one of Miami's top athlete there are several questions facing the talented Scout.com four star prospect.

One question is what school will end up picking; the other question is what position will he play at the next level?

Miami Palmetto's Delvin Jones appears to have narrowed his choices to a top five. He spoke to InsideTennessee.com Tuesday morning about his top five favorite schools and what he liked about some of them.

"I have a lot of interest in the University of Tennessee," Jones said. "In fact they are definitely in my top 5."

According to Jones, who grew up a Miami Hurricane fan, the other four favorites consist of Ole Miss, Florida, USC and West Virginia.

"Ole Miss is an up and coming program," Jones explained. "Florida is currently on top of the world, you can't help to want to be a part of that."

Tennessee ace recruiter Eddie Gran, who has made a major in impact in South Florida for the Volunteers, is recruiting Jones.

"I call and talk to Coach Gran a lot," Jones said. "He is a really great guy to talk to."

Jones is rated the No. 33 defensive end in the country by Scout.com. According to Jones, several schools are looking at him to play several different positions.

"Tennessee is recruiting me as an athlete," Jones said. "Some of the schools want me to play tight end or wide receiver, some have mentioned defensive end."

Jones, a 6-foot-6, 223-pound athlete, who runs the forty in 4.6 seconds, is ready to focus on having a great senior season.

"Right now I just want to be the best I can be for my senior season," Jones said. "I want to go out on top."

It appears that Tennessee is sitting in good shape to receive an official visit from Jones.

"I plan on taking an official visit to Tennessee," Jones said. "I want to see what all the energy and excitement is about with their new coaching staff."


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