Dylan Jackson wanted to end the recruiting process early.
Jackson, only a junior on committed to Tennessee.
So Jackson (6-6, 240) chose the Volunteers over Duke, Vanderbilt and Northwestern.
He is the seventh commitment in the Class of 2015 and the fourth in state commitment offensive lineman Jack Jones (Oakland), offensive lineman Zach Stewart (Coalfield) and Lenoir City wide receiver Jaylond Woods.
"Dylan's a kid that was sold on Coach Jones and felt really comfortable there," Maryville coach George Quarles said. "He's a great team guy and a leader and he wanted to get the process over so he can just play."
Jackson, a Class AAA Mr. Football Finalist made 81 tackles and helped the Rebels won the 6A state title.
Campbell County Field house Vandalized
Matt Price went to get things ready for workouts Monday at Campbell County when he made a discovery.
Price, the defensive coordinator found vandals had broke into the Cougar Field house and according to Campbell County Sheriff's Department done $37,000 dollars damage.
"It's really unfortunate that it happened but it's nothing we can't get fixed or repaired," Campbell County head coach Justin Price said.
The vandals took spray paint and regular paint and painted vulgarities on the carpet.
They also poured paint all over new game jerseys, televisions, a training table and a punching bag.
The Cougars are coming off a 10-2 season in which they won the first playoff game in school history.
Angel Transfers to Cookeville
Gabe Angel, a top Class of 2016 recruit has transferred to Cookeville after playing the 2013 season at Wilson Central.
Angel (6-3, 225) has offers already from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Notre Dame, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
Angel's dad Jeremy has been hired as a teacher and offensive coordinator Chuck Gentry is Angel's cousin.
“He has transferred here,” Cookeville head football coach Jimmy Maynord told the Herald Citizen in Cookeville. He’s a good young man, and we feel like he’s a young man who can help our program. We welcome any outstanding student-athlete, like any coach would, into the program. He’ll have an opportunity to do just like all of our other players, to prove himself. Hopefully he’ll be good enough that he can help our program.”
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