Why Tennessee Is the Most Surprising Recruiting Class in the Country

Full RideB/R VideoJanuary 9, 2014

Tennessee's 2014 recruiting class is currently ranked No. 6 in the country, according to 247 Sports. How can a team that finished sixth in the SEC East bring in so much talent? 

For starters, the Volunteers landed Jalen Hurd, the No. 4-ranked athlete in the country. He is expected to put in time at running back and fill the shoes of senior RB Rajion Neal. What other strengths does the Tennessee recruiting class possess? 

Watch Adam Kramer, Barrett Sallee and Michael Felder break down the most surprising recruiting class in the country. 


Highlights courtesy of XOS Digital