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Tennessee lands North Carolina prep football star

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -

Monday marked another huge recruiting victory of Butch Jones and his Tennessee Volunteers. The Vols added their 34th verbal commitment in Derrell Scott.

The running back from Havelock, North Carolina is the No. 3 all-purpose back in the country according to 247sports.com and the number nine ranked running back according to Rivals.com.

Scott is five feet, 11 inches tall, 180 pounds and a consensus four-star recruit.

Scott rushed for 2,147 yards last season and 6,145 for his career.

Former Beech star Jalen Hurd was the No. 2 ranked running back in the country and is already enrolled at Tennessee.

Rivals.com now ranked Tennessee's class fourth overall and they're ranked fifth by 247sports.com.

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