Derek Dooley and his new Tennessee coaching staff are making recruiting in state a priority.
One rising junior offensive lineman that recently attended a Tennessee summer camp was Chattanooga's McCallie's Tye Youngblood.
Youngblood, a 6-foot-4, 260-pound offensive guard, left the Knoxville campus impressed with the new Vol coaching staff.
"It was a great camp, I liked it a lot," Youngblood told InsideTennessee.com. "I like Coach Hiestand. He is really cool. I like the way he coaches."
Youngblood was also impressed with the campus and facilities on the Hill.
"The facilities are incredible," Youngblood said. "I loved the campus."
From being raised on the Tennessee-Georgia state line, the standout athlete grew up liking one of those two schools.
"I grew up a Georgia fan," Youngblood admitted. "I want to keep an open mind during the recruiting process."
Youngblood wants to take in the game day atmosphere in Knoxville.
"I definitively want to make it up for a game this fall," Youngblood said. "I plan on taking an unofficial visit to Vanderbilt and UT Chattanooga."