December 26, 2006

Vols pick up defensive tackle

A couple of weeks ago, Lutcher, Louisiana defensive tackle Rolando Melancon said he was all but committed to Tennessee when he discussed his recruiting plans.

"I'm basically looking at my visits as little vacations, I've got Tennessee on top and I'm pretty sure it will stay that way," Melancon said of his interest in other programs.

The 6-foot-2, 260 pound Melancon was supposed to visit Ole Miss last weekend and did not make the trip. According to Melancon's family, the defensive tackle surprised no one on Christmas Day by calling Tennessee coaches and committing to the Vols.

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