Tennessee Prep Super 44 Announced

The 2016 football recruiting class for the state of Tennessee is a deep group of prospects ranging across the state. A lot of scouting and research has been put into this, so below are the top 44 players from the state of Tennessee and this ranking is strictly based off one person’s opinion.

1. (LB) Daniel Bituli (photo above) - 6’4 235 - Nashville Christian *Committed to Tennessee*

2. (CB) JoeJuan Williams - 6’2 195 - Hendersonville HS
Considering: Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and others.

3. (CB) Donte Vaughn - 6’3 192 - Whitehaven HS
Considering: Auburn, LSU, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and others.

4. (OT) Bryce Mathews - 6’6 280 - Brentwood Academy *Committed to Ole Miss*

5. (WR) Dillon Mitchell - 6’1 190 - White Station HS *Committed to Oregon*

6. (WR) Rontavius Groves - 5’11 180 - Pearl Cohn HS
Considering: Ole Miss, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and others.

7. (OT) Ryan Johnson - 6’6 280 - Brentwood Academy *Committed to Tennessee*

8. (CB) Nygel Edmonds - 5’11 183 - McCallie School *Committed to Stanford*

9. (LB) Tyrel Dodson - 6’2 235 - Centennial HS *Committed to Texas A&M*

10. (QB) Deuce Wallace - 6’2 200 - Sevier County HS *Committed to Vanderbilt*

11. (DL) Emmit Gooden - 6’3 275 - Haywood HS
Considering: Alabama, LSU, Ole Miss, Miss State, Texas A&M and Tennessee

12. (TE) Gabe Angel - 6’3 215 - Cookeville HS *Committed to Ole Miss*

13. (S) Ikenna Okeke - 6’2 200 - Smyrna HS
Considering: Notre Dame, Penn State, Stanford, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and others

14. (LB) Tim Hart - 6’1 220 - Memphis University School *Committed to Tennessee*

15. (DE) Tariqious Tisdale - 6’5 250 - Lexington HS *Committed to Ole Miss*

16. (TE) Darel Middleton - 6’6 250 - Oak Ridge HS *Committed to Arizona State*

17. (QB) Tylin Oden 6’5 180 - Spring Hill HS *Committed to Louisville*

18. (TE) Jordan Wilson - 6’5 220 - Montgomery Bell Academy *Committed to UCLA*

19. (DT) Brandon Adams - 6’1 322 - Brentwood Academy *Committed to Vanderbilt*

20. (WR) Nate Johnson - 5’11 174 - Independence HS *Committed to Purdue*

21. (DT) Jeremy Darvin - 6’2 282 - Father Ryan
Considering: Cincinnati, Louisville, Memphis, MTSU, Tennessee, Western Kentucky and others

22. (Ath) Devin Harper - 6’1 210 - Karns HS *Committed to Oklahoma State*

23. (TE) Austin Pope - 6’5 220 - Christian Academy of Knoxville *Committed to Tennessee*

24. (DE) Sadarius Hutcherson - 6’6 245 - Huntington HS
Considering: Louisville, Memphis, MTSU, Miss State, NC State and others

25. (WR) Joseph Richard - 6’2 189 - Christ Presbyterian Academy
Considering: Virginia, Navy, Memphis, Missouri, MTSU, Northwestern, Purdue and others

26. (S) Thomas Pickens - 6’1 200 - Memphis University School *Committed to Memphis*

27. (Ath) Dorian Banks - 5’9 170 - Sevier County HS *Committed to Tennessee*

28. (QB) Andrew Bunch - 6’1 193 - Independence HS
Considering: Austin Peay, Charleston Southern, Eastern Michigan, Jacksonville St, Illinois, MTSU, Purdue, Richmond, Western Kentucky

29. (OL) Jonathan Timmons - 6’5 315 - Southwind HS
Considering: App State, Cincinnati, Georgia State, Indiana, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Troy and others

30. (S) DeVarius Cortner - 6’2 185 - East Nashville HS *Committed to Navy*

31. (DT) Michael Perry - 6’1 325 - Whitehaven HS
Considering: App State, Arkansas State, Indiana, Memphis, Missouri, MTSU, Ole Miss, Tennessee

32. (RB) Darius Morehead - 5’8 175 - Ensworth
Considering: Army, Furman, Navy and others

33. (OT) Bailey Byrum - 6’7 300 - Sweetwater HS
Considering: Chattanooga, Cornell, Davidson, Jacksonville State, UT Martin, UAB and others

34. (OT) Treyton Peters - 6’7 290 - Harriman HS *Committed to MTSU*

35. (QB) Zack Weatherly - 6’2 182 - Christ Presbyterian Academy
Considering: App State, San Diego State, MTSU, Northwestern, UT Martin, Western Kentucky and others

36. (QB) Jimmy Ferrell - 6’2 200 - Pearl Cohn HS
Considering: Eastern Kentucky, New Mexico State, Memphis, MTSU, Purdue and others

37. (DE) Matthew McClurg - 6’5 232 - Alcoa HS *Committed Appalachian State*

38. (TE) Chris Myers - 6’5 235 - LaVergne HS *Committed to MTSU*

39. (CB) Kylan Stribling - 5’11 180 - Independence HS *Committed to MTSU

40. (QB) JaVaughn Craig - 6’2 180 - McCallie School
Considering: Austin Peay, Air Force, Army, Chattanooga, ETSU, Illinois State, Mercer, Navy, Northern Iowa, Western Carolina, Wofford and others

41. (S) Calvin Smith - 6’1 190 - Morristown West HS
Considering: Air Force, Army, Austin Peay, Bucknell, Coastal Carolina, Cornell, Eastern Michigan, Mercer, Southern Illinois, Tenn Tech, Wofford, MTSU, Purdue and others

42. (S) Malique Fleming - 5’11 190 - Hillsboro HS *Committed to Mercer*

43. (CB) Teddrick McGhee - 6’0 180 - East HS
Considering: App State, Arkansas State, Memphis, MTSU, Western Kentucky and others

44. (DE) Jonathan Decker - 6’4 260 - Alcoa HS
Considering: Army, Austin Peay, Ball State, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Eastern Michigan, Furman, Liberty, Mercer, Murray State, Southern Illinois, Tenn Tech and others

Just Missed the Cut

- (DT) Rakavian Poydras - 6’2 275 - Clarksville HS *Committed to Memphis*

- (DT) Ty Nix - 6’0 275 - Oakland HS

- (CB) Rodney Saulsberry - 5’9 172 - Whitehaven HS

- (CB) Mareio McGraw - 6’0 175 - Nashville Christian School

- (OL) Devin Salter - 6’4 272 - Whitehaven HS

- (Ath) Andrew Goldsmith - 5’11 202 - Trinity Christian HS

- (Ath) Cynterius Lyons - 5’11 180 - Stewarts Creek HS *Committed to Austin Peay*

- (DE) Cole Strange - 6’4 253 - Farragut HS *Committed to Chattanooga*

- (DT) Corey McDonald - 6’3 270 - McCallie School

- (CB) Marquis Cantrell - 6’1 182 - Riverdale HS

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