Vols Land Memphis Linebacker Tim Hart

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    brickThe Vols returned to the high school that gave them Drew Richmond, one of their biggest commitments in the 2015 class, for another nice addition to the 2016 class.

    Linebacker Tim Hart, a 6-1, 215-pound MUS product chose the Vols over offers from Ole Miss, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri and others on Friday, getting Tennessee back to a dozen commitments in the 2016 class after losing offensive lineman Brodarious Hamm last Sunday.

    Here’s our full RTI recruiting profile for Hart:

    TimHartLinebacker – 2016 Class
    6-1, 215 pounds
    Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis University School)

    Other top offers
    Ole Miss, Mississippi State, LSU, Missouri

    Tennessee commitment (6/26/2015)


    247Sports: ★★★
    Scout.com: ★★★

    RTI average: 3-stars

     How He Fits

    Hart generally lines up right in the middle of the MUS defense, but his size is a bit more indicative of an outside linebacker, so wherever he ends up will need to find the right fit for him. He’s slightly undersized for a major prospect, but he flies around the field, making tackles in the backfield, getting in passing lanes and getting to the quarterback when asked to help in the pass rush.