Junior college wide receiver Andison Coby commits to Tennessee Vols, plans to enroll early
Andison Coby, a wide receiver from Northeast Mississippi Community College, announced his commitment to Tennessee football.
"To blessed to be stressed," Coby wrote on Twitter and tagged assistant coaches Tee Martin and Joe Osovet.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Coby played one season for the junior college in in Booneville and had 24 catches for 422 yards and seven touchdowns in six games. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Coby will be a true freshman at Tennessee and have four seasons of eligibility beginning in 2021.
On Wednesday, Coby tweeted he received an offer from UT. Two days earlier, UT fired coach Jeremy Pruitt for cause.
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Coby told Ryan Callahan of GoVols247 on Friday he would be enrolling in the spring semester.
He also had offers from Arkansas State, Louisiana-Monroe and Western Kentucky.
Coby played at Deerfield Beach (Florida) High School and finished at American Heritage School in Delray Beach, Florida. According to GoVols247, as an academic qualifier Coby was allowed to transfer to a four-year school without having to graduate from a junior college.
“With everything that’s going on, it just felt like the right move to make because of the resources that were offered to me, academically and football-wise,” Coby told GoVols247. “Overall, it’s playing in the SEC and playing against the best competition, playing at a high level every game.”
UT signed 19 players for the 2021 class in December. Coby and Roc Taylor are listed as known commitments with National Signing Day on Feb. 3.