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The Vol Signing Class of 1999
 
 
Name Position HT/WT/40 Hometown Remarks
Albert Haynesworth DL 6-6  300  4.8 Hartsville, SC NRA #1 DT in US
Greg Barnum OL 6-1  295  4.9 Killeen, TX NRA #1 C in Nation
Constantin Ritzmann DL 6-4  245  4.6 Tallahassee, FL NRA's #2 Rush End
Troy Fleming RB 6-2  205  4.5 Franklin, TN #2 Rusher in HS History
Anthony Herrera OL 6-4  295  5.0 Naples, FL Class 6A All-State
Terriea Smalls DL 6-3  295  4.9 Pineville, SC NRA #5 NT in US
Sterling Kazee DB 6-2  180  4.5 Irving, TX USA Today All-American
Onterrio Smith RB 5-11  185  4.4 Sacramento, CA NRA #8 RB in Nation
Devon Davis LB 6-3  225  4.6 Austin, TX #1 LB in Texas
A.J. Suggs  QB 6-4  205  4.7 Powder Spngs, GA SuperPrep Dream Team
Anthony Sessions S/LB 6-1  210  4.5 Wrnr-Robbns, GA JUCO All-American 
Eddie Moore RB/LB 6-1  210  4.5 So. Pittsburg, TN 43 TDs as a Senior
Chavis Smith OL/DL 6-3  290  4.8 Forest City, NC #6 Prospect in NC
Kevin Young DL 6-4  250  4.7 Duncanville, TX Area Def Player of Year 
Scott Wells OL/DL 6-2  280  5.0 Spring Hill, TN PrepStar All-American
Steven Lee PK 5-11  165 Citronelle, AL 2-Time 5A All-State
Charles Roberson DL 6-3  235  4.5 Fairburn, GA PARADE All-American
 
Signee Bios
(Courtesy, University of Tennessee)
                 Greg Barnum
                 Lineman, 6-1, 295
                 Killeen, Texas (Ellison)
                 Rated as the No. 9 offensive lineman and the No. 68 player in the
                 nation in ESPNís Top 100...Listed as the No. 1 center by the
                 National Recruiting Advisor...Was a finalist for Texas Football
                 magazineís Class 5A Player of the Year...Named all-state,
                 all-district and all-BenTex... Anchored line that produced 377 yards
                 per game and recorded 30 pancake blocks...Team finished 9-2
                 making the state playoffs...As a junior, he had 10 pancake blocks
                 and anchored an offense that produced a 2500-yard running
                 back...Ellison HS coach: Robert Walker...Full Name: Gregory
                 Patrick Barnum...Born: March 7, 1981.

                 Devon Davis
                 Back, 6-3, 223
                 Austin, Texas (McCallum)
                 Earned all-state and all-district honors twice...Selected as the
                 Central Texas Defensive Player of the Year in 1997 and
                 1998...Ranked among the Top 15 strong side linebackers in the
                 country by the National Recruiting Advisor...Played middle
                 linebacker and led his Class 4A team with 114 tackles (98 solo),
                 eight sacks and two interceptions as a senior...Posted 19 tackles
                 against Reagan HS in top performance...As a junior, recorded 128
                 tackles with six caused fumbles, eight sacks, one interception and
                 30 tackles for loss...Squad made the playoffs for the first time in 30
                 years his junior season...Was a three-year starter at linebacker and
                 started for two seasons at fullback his freshman and sophomore
                 years...Holds school records in the discus (165-5) and the shot put
                 (53- 6)...McCallum HS coach: Pat Honeycutt...Full Name: Devon
                 Dennard Davis...Born: Jan. 4, 1981.

                 Troy Fleming
                 Back, 6-2, 210
                 Franklin (Battle Ground Academy)
                 SuperPrep All-America who was rated as the No. 2 running back in
                 Tennessee...Named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel Top 25...A
                 three-time first- team all-state and all-area selection who was twice
                 named the Division II Class A Mr. Football (1997-1998)...A two-way
                 player at Battle Ground Academy as a running back and free
                 safety...Helped lead team to three Division Class A state titles in
                 1995, 1997 and 1998...Finished as the No. 2 all-time national
                 rushing leader with 9,487 yards...Set Tennessee high school rushing
                 mark for a single season with 3,008 yards and 37 touchdowns as a
                 senior...Also set state rushing record as a sophomore with 2,817
                 yards...He followed with 2,775 yards and 39 touchdowns as a
                 junior...Ran for 322 yards and three scores against Tyner...Rushed
                 for 258 yards and three touchdowns against Trousdale County in
                 1998...Led team in interceptions as a freshman with seven...Teams
                 compiled a three-year record of 34-6...Competes in basketball with
                 a 12.0 points per game average...Excellent track athlete, competing
                 in the 100m (10.9), long jump (22- 0), high jump (6-2)...Won state
                 triple jump title as a junior...Also competes on the 4x100 and 4x200
                 relay teams...Battle Ground Academy Coach: Peter Thurmond...Full
                 Name: Troy Majors Fleming...Born: Oct. 1, 1980.

                 Albert Haynesworth
                 Lineman, 6-6, 300
                 Hartsville, S.C. (Hartsville)
                 SuperPrep All-America...Rated as the No. 4 defensive lineman and
                 the No. 14 player in the nation in ESPNís Top 100...Listed as the
                 No. 1 defensive tackle by the National Recruiting Advisor...Rated
                 No. 3 by SuperPrep in South Carolina...Rivalnet
                 All-America...Helped lead team to state championship as a junior in
                 Class 4-A...Finished with 110 tackles, 51 quarterback pressures
                 and six sacks as a senior...Named to the All-Star team for the North
                 Carolina/South Carolina Shrine Bowl...As a junior he accounted for
                 150 tackles, six sacks, 56 tackles for loss and six fumble
                 recoveries...Participates in track, throwing the shot...Hartsville HS
                 coach: Lewis Lineberger...Full Name: Albert Haynesworth III...Born:
                 June 17, 1981.

                 Anthony Herrera
                 Lineman, 6-4, 310
                 Naples, Fla. (Barron Collier)
                 Named first-team all-state in Class 6A as a senior in the largest
                 classification...Two-year starter at left offensive tackle and one-year
                 starter on defense...Named the 22nd-best senior in the state and
                 was a National Recruiting Service All-America...Ft. Myers
                 News-Press Offensive Player of the Year and district offensive
                 MVP...Teams went 23-12 over his career...Named team MVP and
                 team captain...Participates in track in the shot put (45-10) and
                 discus (135-0)...Moved to Naples from Trinidad-Tobago, where he
                 was born...Is the second Vol athlete from Trinidad-Tobago, joining
                 former Olympian and All-America Trevor James who lettered in
                 track from 1971-74...Barron Collier HS coach: David Tanner...Full
                 Name: Anthony Junior Herrera...Born: June 14, 1980.

                 Sterling Kazee
                 Back, 6-2, 180
                 Irving, Texas (MacArthur)
                 An all-state, all-area and all-district selection as a senior...Named
                 the 1998 District 5A Defensive Player of the Year...As a senior,
                 recorded 74 tackles with five interceptions, seven tackles for loss,
                 two fumble recoveries and two caused fumbles...He returned seven
                 punts for 131 yards (18.7 avg.) and one touchdown...He returned
                 four kickoffs for 153 yards (38.3 avg.)...He also saw spot duty at
                 tailback, rushing for 150 yards on two carries with one
                 touchdown...In 1997 as a junior, he recorded 57 tackles, 10 fumble
                 recoveries, 12 caused fumbles, seven interceptions with three
                 touchdowns and three blocked kicks...As a return man, he averaged
                 29.0 on kickoffs, 13.6 on punts and returned two for touchdowns...A
                 three-year starter at safety and split times between tailback and
                 wide receiver...Starting guard on basketball team, averaging 21.0
                 points per game...MacArthur HS coach: David Visentine...Full
                 Name: Sterling Keith Kazee...Born: Sept. 15, 1979.

                 Steven Lee
                 Placekicker/Punter, 5-11, 165
                 Citronelle, Ala. (Citronelle)
                 A two-time 5A all-state, all-area and all-region honors...As a senior,
                 he booted 29 of his 32 kickoffs in the endzone and converted on
                 29-of-30 extra-point tries...He also kicked three field goals of 50 or
                 more yards, the long being a 57-yarder against Davidson...He was
                 6-of-12 as a senior, with 11 attempts from 45 yards or longer...Also
                 punted for a 40.8-yard average...Connected on 10-of-17 field goals
                 as a junior with a long of 48 yards...Kicked game-winning field goal
                 as a sophomore against Robertsdale...Teams reached the playoffs
                 all three years...Is the younger brother of former Ole Miss kicker
                 Brian Lee, the Rebels all-time scoring leader...Also participates in
                 golf and tennis...Citronelle HS coach: Ronny Massey...Full Name:
                 Steven Alan Lee..Born: June 6, 1981.

                 Eddie Moore
                 Back, 6-0, 210
                 South Pittsburg (South Pittsburg)
                 SuperPrep Dixie Super 30...A member of the Knoxville
                 News-Sentinelís Top 25...Made all-state, all-region...He was named
                 Tri-State Super Player of the Year and the Class A Offensive
                 MVP...Finalist for Class A Mr. Football...A two- way player at safety
                 and running back...Was a four-year starter at running back who ran
                 for 2,100 yards and set season-record with 43 touchdowns as a
                 senior...Holds the total offense record of 3,100 yards for a
                 season...Set single-game rushing attempts mark with 45...Also
                 contributed 328 yards receiving and punted for a 37.8 average...On
                 defense he recorded 78 tackles and four interceptions from his
                 safety position...Team finished with a 13-1 record reaching the state
                 semifinals...As a junior, he had 1,800 yards and a state leading 29
                 touchdowns, plus three passing scores...Also had 154
                 tackles...Rushed for just under 4,000 yards and 74 touchdowns in
                 his career...Also plays basketball...South Pittsburgh HS coach: Vic
                 Grider...Full Name: Edward Deon Moore...Born: July 5, 1980.

                 Constantin Ritzmann
                 Lineman, 6-4, 245
                 Tallahassee, Fla. (North Florida Christian)
                 Rated as the No. 14 defensive lineman in the nation by
                 ESPN...Listed among the top five defensive ends by the National
                 Recruiting Advisor...Named Class 2A All- State and all-city...Foreign
                 exchange student from Germany, therefor only played one year of
                 high school football...Considered by NFL Europe scouts as the No.
                 1 high school prospect in the country at his position...Compiled a
                 school-record 26 sacks among 150 tackles in 14 games for the
                 Class 2A state champions (11- 3)...In a game against Shanks High
                 School, he finished with 16 tackles, three sacks and three forced
                 fumbles...Played in Georgia/Florida All-Star game...Played on a
                 European All-Star team...Participates in track in the long jump and
                 shot put...North Florida Christian HS coach: Tim Cokely...Full name:
                 Constantin Ritzmann...Born: Dec. 20, 1979.

                 Charles Roberson
                 Lineman, 6-3, 235
                 Fairburn, Ga. (Creeksdale)
                 Parade, PrepStar, SuperPrep All-America...Ranked as the No. 12
                 offensive lineman by ESPN...Listed as the stateís No. 1 player at
                 defensive end...Garnered all- metro honors...As a senior, he
                 registered 80 tackles and 12 sacks...He returned a pair of fumble
                 recoveries for touchdowns...Made three sacks against Hart
                 County...Ranks second in career sacks at school...He also doubles
                 as a tight end...As a junior, he amassed 96 tackles, 27 sacks and
                 returned three interceptions for touchdowns...Was a three-year
                 starter at defensive end...Teamís three-year record was
                 28-7...Squad reached quarterfinals of 1998 playoffs...Runs the
                 100m, 200m and 400m in track...Plays basketball, averaging 16
                 points and 12 rebounds per game...Cousin of former Chicago
                 Bears defensive tackle and Super Bowl MVP, Richard
                 Dent...Creekside HS coach: Amos McCreary...Full Name: Charles
                 MarkJuan Roberson...Born: Aug. 3, 1980.

                 Anthony Sessions
                 Back, 6-1, 210
                 Bonaire, Ga. (Copiah-Lincoln JC)
                 Enrolled at UT in January 1999...Attended Copiah-Lincoln Junior
                 College in Mississippi where he earned All-America, first team
                 all-state junior college and first team all-region XXIII honors...He was
                 a two-way player who also saw time on special teams as a kick
                 returner...Co-captain of squad and selected to play in the
                 North/South All-Star game...While playing in the secondary, he
                 recorded 82 tackles as a freshman and 73 total hits with two
                 interceptions as a sophomore...Considered of the top JUCO
                 players by SuperPrep...He scored five touchdowns from his
                 quarterback position, returned an interception for a touchdown and
                 also hauled a kickoff back 100 yards for a score...As a freshman he
                 played outside linebacker... Copiah-Lincoln JC coach: Phil
                 Broome...Attended Northside High School in Warner Robins, Ga.,
                 where he played quarterback and linebacker while garnering first
                 team All-State honors and being named first team All-Middle
                 Georgia...He was named the Daily Sun Player of the Year and the
                 Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Player of the Year...Named second team
                 all-state following junior campaign...He rushed for 993 yards and 12
                 touchdowns in five games as a predominantly running
                 quarterback...Signed with Mississippi State, but did not qualify
                 academically...Northside HS coach: Conrad Nix...Full Name:
                 Anthony Sessions...He was born Feb. 16, 1979.

                 Terriea Smalls
                 Lineman, 6-3, 295
                 Pineville, S.C. (Timberland)
                 SuperPrep All-America...Rated as the No. 6 player in South
                 Carolina by SuperPrep...Is the first player from school to sign with a
                 Division I program in any sport...Garnered all-state, all-region and
                 all-conference honors as a senior defensive tackle...Named the
                 Region 6-AAA Defensive Player of the Year...As a senior he tallied
                 82 tackles, 13 sacks, four fumbles caused and three fumbles
                 recovered...Senior squad finished with a 9-2 record, reaching state
                 playoffs...Earned an invitation to the North Carolina/South Carolina
                 Shrine Bowl...As a junior, he had 94 tackles, seven sacks, nine
                 tackles for loss and eight caused fumbles...Was a three-year starter
                 at offensive tackle and defensive tackle...Threw the shot and discus
                 as a sophomore...Timberland HS coach: Phillip Morgan...Full Name:
                 Terriea L. Smalls..Born: Dec. 12, 1980.

                 Chavis Smith
                 Lineman, 6-3, 250
                 Forest City, N.C. (East Rutherford)
                 Tom Lemming rated him as the No. 4 linebacker in the ACC
                 region...SuperPrep says he is the No. 6 prospect in North Carolina
                 as a defensive lineman...The National Recruiting Advisor ranks him
                 the Atlantic Regionís No. 3 tight end...Registered 10 tackles and
                 three sacks in win over Chase HS. in 1998...A three-year varsity
                 starter who was named all-county as a junior...Has undergone three
                 arthroscopic surgeries on left knee in career, the most recent
                 coming six games into the 1997 season...East Rutherford HS
                 coach: Jerry Cash.

                 Onterrio Smith
                 Back, 5-11, 190
                 Sacramento, Calif. (Grant)
                 SuperPrep All-America...Selected twice all-state and all-district...As
                 a senior, rushed for 3,154 yards and scored 60 touchdowns (53
                 rushing) in leading team to 10-1-1 record...Set school single-season
                 records for rushing yards and touchdowns as a senior...Also set
                 career rushing mark of 6,123 yards and touchdowns scored...He
                 scored six touchdowns in three different games...Named all-state,
                 all-city offensive player of the year and all-league MVP...Posted top
                 rushing game of 373 yards against Yuma City...Also played
                 defensive back...As a junior, rushed for 1,960 yards and 27
                 touchdowns...Made 74 tackles with four fumble recoveries...Team
                 won state title in 1996 as a sophomore and reached the finals in
                 1997...Was a three-year starter at running backs and two years at
                 free safety and cornerback...Is a guard on the basketball team,
                 averaging eight points per game...Also plays third base and
                 shortstop in baseball...Posted a personal-best 10.8 in the 100m,
                 while also competing on the 4x100m relay team...Grant HS coach:
                 Mike Alberghini...Full Name: Onterrio Raymond Lloyd Smith...Born:
                 Dec. 8, 1980.

                 A.J. Suggs
                 Quarterback, 6-5, 205
                 Powder Springs, Ga. (McEachern)
                 Enrolled at UT in January 1999...A four-year starter who was a
                 SuperPrep All- America and rated the No. 16 quarterback in
                 country...Garnered all-state, all- region and all-district
                 honors...Named the AP Player of the Year for the state of
                 Georgia...Touchdown Club of Atlanta and the Macon Touchdown
                 Club Player of the Year...Played in 1998 Class AAAA state
                 championship game while leading team to 14-0 record and passing
                 for 2,056 yards with 21 touchdowns on 125-of-191 pass
                 attempts...Passed for 2,100 yards and 19 touchdowns with three
                 interceptions as a junior, earned honorable mention all-state
                 honors...Led team to 10-2 record...McEachern HS coach: Jim
                 Dorsey...Full name: Aaron Joseph Suggs...Born: Dec. 8, 1980.

                 Scott Wells
                 Lineman, 6-2, 280
                 Spring Hill (Brentwood Academy)
                 PrepStar, CNN/SI All-America...A two-time all-state, all-region and
                 all-district selection...Named to the Knoxville News-Sentinelís Top
                 25...Was a four-year starter as an offensive guard and a three-year
                 starter at defensive tackle...Named Division II Class A Mr. Football
                 (lineman) in 1998 and was a finalist in 1997...Recorded a team-high
                 14 sacks as a senior, while serving as team captain...Team
                 reached the state finals and finished with an 11-1 record...Had 60
                 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior on team that finished 7- 3...Ranked
                 as the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in the country...Went undefeated
                 on the mat in junior and senior seasons, serving as team
                 captain...Was a two-time national champion in Greco Roman
                 wrestling...Named the state of Tennessee wrestling MVP...Also
                 competes in track, throwing the discus and the shot put...Brentwood
                 Academy coach: Carlton Flatt...Full Name: Scott Darvin
                 Wells...Born: Jan. 7, 1981.

                 Kevin Young
                 Lineman, 6-4, 250
                 Duncanville, Texas (Duncanville)
                 Named the Dallas Morning Newsí 5A Area Defensive Player of the
                 Year...All-State, All-Region and All-Area...Helped lead team to 12-3
                 record and Class 5A state championship in 1998...Finished his
                 senior season with 112 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and 11
                 sacks...As a junior, he had 101 tackles and recorded 12
                 sacks...Three-year starter at defensive end...Duncanville HS coach:
                 Bob Alpert...Full Name: Kevin Edward Young...Born: February 17,
                 1981.
 
 

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