ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reported on Thursday that Tennessee will not be extending any contracts for assistant coaches and implemented a hiring freeze on any vacancies as it investigates any recruiting violations that occurred within Jeremy Pruitt’s program.
In the same report, Schlabach mentions that one of the players involved in the inquiry by Tennessee’s compliance department is 5-star Georgia signee Amarius Mims.
Mims is Georgia’s top-ranked signee in the 2021 recruiting class, as he was the No. 1 player in the state of Georgia and the No. 7 overall player in the 2021 recruiting cycle. Mims committed to Georgia back in October and signed in December. He is already on campus for Georgia.
The Cochran, Ga., standout picked the Bulldogs over Tennessee and Alabama. Georgia has the No. 3 ranked recruiting class in the 247Sports Composite rankings. Tennessee’s recruiting class is No. 15 at the current moment.
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