There was no pressing need to make a commitment from either side this weekend as Austin Kendall had numerous scholarship offers and Tennessee had numerous offers out to quarterbacks around the country for the class of 2016.
But, it was the right fit for both parties and Kendall, making his second trip to Knoxville in two weeks, went ahead and pulled the trigger because he knew he wanted to be a Vol. Click the links below and get the full inside scoop on Kendall, his commitment to the Vols and his ability in the Austin Kendall File.
It may yet be some time before Kendall gets to Tennessee but it isn't too early to find out what type of college quarterback the 6-foot-1, 210-pounder projects to be. While not blessed with elite physical tools, he has great arm strength and possesses above average mobility. Analysts or coaches that has spent time with Kendall say the same thing about the junior quarterback, he has the 'it' factor.
National Recruiting Analyst Mike Farrell gives his take on Austin Kendall's commitment.
Rivals.com National Recruiting Analyst Mike Farrell first saw Tennessee's newest commitment this spring at the Rivals Camp Series presented by Under Armour in Charlotte and decided to invite the underclassmen to the Rivals100 5-Star Challenge presented by Under Armour. After seeing Kendall at both events Farrell can give as accurate a breakdown on Kendall and he has plenty to say.
Midwest Recruiting Analyst Josh Hemholdt breaks town the top quarterback performers at the 5-Star Challenge.
Hemholdt kept a close eye on all eight quarterback in attendance at the 5-Star Challenge in Baltimore earlier this month and after seeing how Kendall performed he ranked him as the No. 2 underclassmen quarterback at the event. Find you why inside.
Austin Kendall's sophomore film from Charlotte Christian School.
This is where it all started for Kendall, his sophomore highlight film that excited college coaches across the country and led to numerous college scholarships and eventually a commitment to Tennessee. While Kendall has transferred back to Cuthbertson High School, where he played football as a freshman, his tape from Charlotte Christian was what first caught the attention of everyone.