It was a busy end of the week for the Tennessee Volunteers on the recruiting front. Memphis safety…
Tennessee Recruiting Gains Momentum
Ellix Wilson isn't related to Gibril, but he is the brother of former Vol star and current San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Cedrick Wilson. Elix, 6-0, 210, 4.5, is a senior at Memphis Melrose High School. "I think Tennessee was the favorite all along" said Melrose head coach Kenny Ingram. "That's the place he was most familiar with. It was a no-brainer he would decide to go there. "He's been up there so often and knows so much about it. He knows about Neyland Stadium and the traditions because he experienced so much of that when his brother was there." Unlike Cedrick, Ellix won't have to undergo a position change once he gets on the Hill. "Ellix has started since he was a freshman," said coach Ingram. "He really only plays defense, he plays strong safety and corner also. He could probably play either position at the next level. He's such an aggressive player and a big-time hitter, strong safety is where he might be more valuable." In addition to his athletic prowess, Ellix is...
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