August 1, 2006

Vols courting Texas athlete

There is no question that Lennon Creer is the biggest name in Texas that the Vols are recruiting, but that is not the only prospect that Tennessee has their eye on in the Lone Star State. Houston, Texas (St. Pius High School) safety/wide receiver Tarence Farmer also has an offer from the Vols.


And Farmer certainly seems interested.


"Right now, I like Tennessee and Ohio State the best," Farmer said. "I am still learning about Tennessee, but I know they are number one in attendance every year and it looks like I might be able to play early there. I like coach Roper who is recruiting me a lot. We text message each other quite a bit."


As for the Buckeyes, 6-foot-1, 185 pound Farmer is certainly impressed with the way they have recruited him.


"I really liked the way their coaching staff approached me and talked to me about the opportunities at Ohio State," Farmer said. "From what they have told me, there would be a chance that I could get on the field early there too."

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