Hampton not committed to anyone

Its official, Victor Hampton is no longer committed to the University of Florida. Hampton told InsideTennessee.com Sunday afternoon that he was currently uncommitted to anyone at this point. Hampton took an unofficial visit to Rocky Top Saturday for the Vol's game with UCLA. Go "Inside" for the latest on Hampton's recruitment.

Its official, Victor Hampton is no longer committed to the University of Florida.

Hampton told InsideTennessee.com Sunday afternoon that he was currently uncommitted to anyone at this point.

"Right now I'm not committed to anyone at this point," Hampton said. "I have been told Florida pulled my scholarship, but they won't tell me that. I have tried to contact them and they won't return my calls. I have felt for a while being committed to them probably wasn't the best situation for me."

Hampton has been impressed with another SEC team; he took his second unofficial visit to Tennessee this past weekend.

"Coach Lane Kiffin is so much easier to talk to than some other coaches," Hampton explained. "The entire coaching staff was excited about me being there. I love the way they recruit and the way they communicate with me, that's important to me."

Hampton, a four star defensive back by Scout.com, was impressed with the game day atmosphere on Rocky Top.

"It was great," Hampton said. "It was a lot of fun; I just wished they could have pulled out the win."

Hampton's mother agreed with his son's assessment of the game.

"It was a great trip, I'm just exhausted," said Mrs. Hampton. "I thought we should have won the ballgame, it was an electric crowd."

How did the Volunteer coaching staff react to his visit?

"They knew I was coming," Hampton said. "They were excited that I was there. They are ready to get me to Knoxville."

Hampton is unsure when he will make a final pledge, something he has learned he doesn't want to rush into.

"I rushed the decision last time," Hampton explained. "I don't want to make that mistake again. The Tennessee coaches have made me feel really wanted and needed."

Hampton was also impressed with the campus.

"It's great," Hampton said. "It's really nice."


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