Tennessee Makes Top 10 For Blue-Chip Cornerback

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    Class of 2024 cornerback Omillio Agard released his top 10 on Monday afternoon. The four-star recruit included Tennessee in his top group.

    Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, South Carolina and Texas A&M joined the Vols in Agard’s top group.

    Agard is one of the top defensive back prospects in the 2024 recruiting cycle, ranking as the 138th best player and 13th best cornerback in the nation according to the 247sports composite rankings.

    The 6-foot corner is a Philadelphia native where he ranks as the third best player in the state of Pennsylvania in the 2024 cycle.

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    Tennessee doesn’t typically recruit Pennsylvania heavily but Agard is a top prospect drawing attention from the nation’s top programs.

    Agard has a handful of midwest program in his top 10 — including home state Penn State — but the cornerback’s top group in riddled with southern football powers including five from the SEC and two from the ACC.

    The blue-chip recruit visited Tennessee back in June and has also taken trips to Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State, Alabama and Clemson.

    Tennessee currently holds two commits in its 2024 recruiting cycle including five-star athlete Jonathan Echols and three-star defensive lineman Carson Gentle.

    One of the Vols’ top instate targets in the 2024 recruiting class in Lipscomb Academy defensive back Kaleb Beasley.

    Ryan Schumpert is a senior at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since the moment he stepped on campus. He just completed a three-year stint with the Daily Beacon, the last two of which as the Sports Editor. Ryan also spent last three years at Volquest providing strong Tennessee baseball coverage of Tony Vitello's resurgent program. While the bulk of Ryan's responsibilities involved beat coverage and writing, he also recorded podcasts for both the Beacon and Volquest. Did we leave out the part about Ryan interning for the Smokies? Ryan's work ethic, versatility, and strong writing skills are but three of the reasons why Vol Nation will be hearing from Ryan for years to come.

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