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Greg Emerson commits to Tennessee

4 star defensive tackle Greg Emerson has committed to Tennessee.

The 6-3, 275 pound Emerson, from Jackson TN (North Side High School), chose the Vols over Alabama, Clemson, Mississippi, Ohio State and others.

Emerson is the No. 5 defensive tackle in the country according to 247Sports composite and is the No. 2 player in the state of Tennessee for 2018.

Emerson plans to start classes at Tennessee in January when he enrolls early.

Emerson has been clocked with a 5.0-second 40-yard dash time at the combine at Peabody High School in June.

Emerson is recovering from a dislocated ankle and fractured fibula. He injured his leg during one-on-one drills at The Opening drills in Beaverton, Ore.

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July 4, 2017