The ending of the NCAA's dead period meant fueling up the jets and rental cars as Butch Jones and the Tennessee coaches hit the road hard in attempt of closing out a top 5 ranking with the 2014 signing class.
After celebrating his 46th birthday with dinner with family and several Vols, Jones got to work with top target Adoree Jackson getting an in-home visit last week. The No. 6 player nationally, according to Scout, would help Tennessee in a variety of ways and would give this staff a feather in the cap showing they can go across country to land a top-shelf talent.
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InsideTennessee publisher Josh Woodward contributed to this report.