July 25, 2006

Are the Vols in the Armando Allen race?

Two years ago, Tennessee went into South Florida and had success signing Demetrice Morley, Gerald Williams, and Vladimir Richard. Last year, Tennessee was not very visible on the recruiting front in the Miami area, but in 2006, the Vols are trying to get back in play in the south Florida region.

And they are trying to be a factor with Armando Allen, Rivals.com's number one ranked all-purpose back in America. Allen was recent at camp at Florida and is also interested in Notre Dame, and Tennessee for sure at this point.

"I am definitely interested in visiting Tennessee," Allen said. "I talked to their coaches back in the spring and they told me the truth. You could tell that they were not sugarcoating anything. Trooper Taylor and I text each other some, but we have not chatted lately because they have been getting ready for the season."

Allen admits that he does not know a lot of specifics about the Vols, but is curious to learn more.

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