Tennessee adds commitment from speedy 2022 running back
A Louisiana running back has apparently decided that Rocky Top is home after a visit to the Tennessee campus this weekend.
According to Ryan Callahan of 247Sports, Dylan Sampson told GoVols247 that he committed to the Volunteers during his UT visit. Sampson is a native of Geismar, Louisiana and a standout at Dutchtown High School. On the 247Sports Composite, Sampson is listed at 5-10, 180 pounds and rated 3-stars, the No. 30 Louisiana recruit, No. 50 running back and No. 602 prospect overall nationally in the class of 2022.
Sampson has 24 scholarship offers, including Arkansas, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. He visited Purdue last weekend and had scheduled visits to Louisville and Vanderbilt later this month.
Callahan’s article notes that Sampson clocked a 100-meter time of 10.48 seconds earlier this year. Vols fans can check out that speed in Sampson’s junior season highlight tape below, via Hudl: