November 1, 2009

Junior-College WR Picks Vols

The 'Lane Train' as some fans affectionately refer to the Tennessee football program, kept rolling on Sunday night, picking up a commitment from junior-college wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins of El Camino Community College in Torrance, Ca.

Thompkins (6-foot-3, 190 pounds) joins an impressive group of receiving talent already in the fold, and ostensibly replaces what the Vols lost earlier this week when Demarco Cobbs de-committed and picked Texas.

In Thompkins the Vols get a physically mature receiver with 'plus' downfield speed, and a player who appears to have the tools to compete for immediate playing time.

He picked Tennessee without having even set foot on the Knoxville campus.

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