Nation’s Top Uncommitted Recruit, Darnell Wright, Announces Commitment

first_imgA detail of a Nike official NCAA size football as it sits in the end zone while the West Virginia Mountaineers stretchon the field prior to playing against the Clemson Tigers during the Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)On Wednesday afternoon, the nation’s top uncommitted recruit revealed where he plans to play his college football.Five-star recruit Darnell Wright took to the ESPN airwaves to announce he’s headed to the SEC. Wright was reportedly between Tennessee and Alabama before making his announcement on Wednesday afternoon.So, where is the five-star offensive tackle recruit taking his talents?He’s signing with the Tennessee Volunteers.BREAKING: 5-star OT Darnell Wright commits to Tennessee over Alabama and Weat Virginia. Wright is a top 10 prospect in the country and the Vols second 5-star OT. BOOM!! pic.twitter.com/lemVnZu2KS— Cole McCormick (@Cole_McCormick) February 6, 2019It’s a huge addition to the class for Jeremy Pruitt and company who owned the No. 13 class in the 2019 recruiting cycle, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.Wright becomes the second five-star recruit for the Vols this year, joining fellow offensive lineman recruit Wanya Morris who is already enrolled at the school.The five-star recruit was the No. 2 offensive tackle recruit in the country, the No. 10 overall recruit in the nation and the No. 1 player from the state of West Virginia.Tennessee brought in the No. 21 recruiting class during the 2018 cycle and have already improved tremendously in one year of recruiting under Jeremy Pruitt.The Volunteers also landed a commitment from four-star linebacker recruit Henry To’oto’o over the Crimson Tide earlier today.It’s a big day for Volunteers fans everywhere who are ready to see their program back in the national spotlight.last_img