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With Derek Barnett off to the NFL, Jonathan Kongbo will be among those tasked with picking up the slack at defensive end for Tennessee in 2017.
There are less than two weeks until national signing day. A lot can happen between now and then, and commits are looking around. These schools will need to fight to hold onto these recruits.
Trey Smith No. 1 overall recruit
A handful of prospects have been in the discussion for the No. 1 overall spot. Ultimately, Tennessee commit Trey Smith (tackle/guard) was able to fend off the competition and remain atop the ESPN 300. ESPN 300 rankings (Insider)
2017 Football Class Rankings
National signing day is rapidly approaching, and the combination of multiple commitments along with the release of the final ESPN 300 player rankings has spurred changes throughout the class rankings. Ranks 1-10 (Insider)
Barnett reps Tennessee in top 10
The lone Volunteer to make the final #CFBrank top 50 for 2016 is junior DE Derek Barnett, who comes in at No. 5. Final #CFBrank
Jonathan Kongbo: future star?
Kongbo didn't "wow" during his regular season with the Vols, but he brought the heat against Nebraska in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: two TFLs, one sack, and two quarterback hurries. 10 bowl breakout stars (Insider)
Florida and Tennessee saw the NFL draft take a huge chunk of underclassmen talent from them, but Georgia managed to keep most of its players.
With signing day three weeks away, the pressure is on Jim McElwain, Butch Jones, Kirby Smart and Kevin Sumlin to deliver elite recruiting classes.
Let's hand out some traditional honors and some more lighthearted awards for the SEC in 2016.
Vols leap into final rankings
Unranked following the regular season, Tennessee climbs to No. 20 in the wake of its Music City Bowl win. That's three straight bowl victories for Butch Jones. Power Rankings
It was a lackluster season for the SEC, and that effort translated to its bowl performance, too. Here are the best and worst of the SEC postseason.
Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation
Former Tennessee coach Phil Fulmer had a reputation as one of the best recruiters in the country, and at Tuesday's American Football Coaches Award he said he would support an early signing period for college football.
Final AP Poll: Volunteers finish No. 22
Tennessee (9-4) closed the season with a convincing 38-24 win over Nebraska in the Music City Bowl. Five SEC teams make the final ranking. Final AP Poll
Alabama ran roughshod over what was a down SEC in 2016 and will be at the top again next season. Which teams will have a shot to knock off the Tide?