Memphis-based offensive lineman commits to Tennessee

On Wednesday, Tennessee added even more beef to its 2019 recruiting class with offensive lineman Melvin McBride. The Memphis native made the announcement on his personal Twitter account…

McBride, who stands at 6-foot-4, 315 pounds, is rated by 247 Sports as the No. 15 offensive guard in America and the No. 17 player from the state of Tennessee.

In addition to the Vols, McBride held offers from Arkansas, Louisville, Memphis, and Indiana. His commitment gives UT the No. 10 overall recruiting class for 2019 and the No. 6 class in the SEC, according to 247 Sports’ composite ranking.