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Vols Pursue Pontiff of Pancakes

Cody Pope

Does Tennessee need offensive line prospects in its 2006 recruiting class? Is the Pope Catholic? The affirmative also applies to O-lineman Cody Pope of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, Calif., who is a pontiff of pancakes.

The 6-foot-5, 275-pound lineman popped up on the Vols radar screen in mid December after receiving a qualifying SAT score, and now they will get a Jan. 13 visit from the four-star prospect. A standout on both sides of the ball for 8-3 Cathedral Catholic, Cody Pope recorded 78 tackles, nine sacks, four caused fumbles and two recoveries on defense while notching 75 pancake blocks on offense as a...

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