A Look at the Vols’ Full 2019 Early Signing Class

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    After in-state running back Eric Gray announced his decision to sign with Tennessee on Thursday afternoon and with the addition of four-star athlete Quavaris Crouch on Friday, the Vols now have 19 signees in their 2019 early signing class. Gray gave the Vols their fourth in-state player to sign in this class, and Crouch and Gray give UT eight players rated as a four-star or higher to sign with the Vols according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

    With early signing period wrapped up now, we take a look at all 19 of the Vols’ signees in their early signing class.

    The Vols added 10 players who project to play on the offensive side of the ball and nine players who project to play on defense in their 2019 early signing class. Eight of Tennessee’s 19 signees project to play on either the offensive or defensive line in college.

    According to the 247Sports Composite rankings, the Vols signed seven players ranked inside the top 250 overall prospects and 11 players inside the top 500 overall players coming out of high school. Tennessee also signed the top junior college defensive tackle in the 2019 class.

    Here’s a look at all 19 of Tennessee’s signees in the 2019 early signing period.

    All rankings are via the 247Sports Composite rankings 

    Wanya Morris, OT
    Overall: 13th
    Position: 3rd
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-6, 312 pounds

    Quavaris Crouch, ATH
    Overall: 39th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 230 pounds

    Ramel Keyton, WR
    Overall: 107th
    Position: 18th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 185 pounds

    Jaylen McCollough, S
    Overall: 162nd
    Position: 14th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot, 194 pounds

    Eric Gray, RB
    Overall: 171st
    Position: 4th (all-purpose)
    Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 193 pounds

    Tyus Fields, CB
    Overall: 230th
    Position: 15th
    Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 190 pounds

    Jackson Lampley, OG
    Overall: 247th
    Position: 15th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 300 pounds

    Jackson Lowe, TE
    Overall: 345th
    Position: 12th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-5, 235 pounds

    Roman Harrison, DE
    Overall: 455th
    Position: 31st (weak-side)
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 235 pounds

    Savion Williams, JUCO DT
    Overall: 19th (JUCO)
    Position: 1st (JUCO)
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 300 pounds

    Melvin McBride, OG
    Overall: 466th
    Position: 25th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 312 pounds

    Brian Maurer, QB
    Overall: 473rd
    Position: 17th (pro-style)
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 199 pounds

    Aaron Beasley, ATH
    Overall: 510th
    Position: 27th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-1, 210 pounds

    Warren Burrell, CB
    Overall: 512th
    Position: 52nd
    Height/Weight: 6-foot, 170 pounds

    Darel Middleton, JUCO DT
    Overall: 41st (JUCO)
    Position: 5th (JUCO)
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-7, 290 pounds

    Sean Brown, TE
    Overall: 781st
    Position: 35th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-5, 250 pounds

    Elijah Simmons, DT
    Overall: 787th
    Position: 51st
    Height/Weight: 6-foot, 350 pounds

    Chris Akporoghene, OT
    Overall: 836th
    Position: 68th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 294 pounds

    Jerrod Means, WR
    Overall: 1,845th
    Position: 216th
    Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 212 pounds