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Fall 2017 recruiting class taking shape

By MTB, 12/16/16, 3:45PM EST


Vol Commitments for Fall 2017

Fall 2017 recruiting class continues to grow with an impressive group of incoming freshmen committed to playing rugby for the Volunteers. Additionally, the Volunteers will be joined by a handful of transfer students eager to get to work in the classroom and on the rugby field.

If you will be attending the University of Tennessee in the fall and would like to be added to our recruiting class, simply contact Coach Bradley at or 865.805.5029.

Last Updated December 16, 2016

Will Shaw
Flanker, Father Ryan High School

Son on Brian and Missy Shaw, Will attends and played rugby for 4 years at Father Ryan High School in Nashville where he also wrestled for the Fighting Irish.  He plans to study Business Administration and Management at UT.

Andy Dukes
Back, William Blount High School

Son of David Dukes and Shauna Sharp, Andy attends William Blount High School in Maryville, Tennessee and has played the past 2 years for Bearden Rugby.  He will major in Construction Science at UT.

Graham Wallace
Flanker, Ravenwood High School

Son of Phil and Jill Graham, Graham attends and played rugby for 4 years at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee where he also was a linebacker on the football team. He will study Computer Engineering at UT with a minor in Business Administration.

Tyler Watson
Wing, Germantown High School

Son of Caroline Earnest and Trenton Watson, Tyler attends and played rugby for 4 years at Germantown High School in Germantown, Tennessee and plans to study Civil Engineering at UT.

Tory Griffin
#8, Ravenwood High School

Son of Laura Buechler and Tom Griffin,  Tory attends and played rugby for 4 years at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee and plans to study Finance at UT.  

Tyler Vaughn
Back, Freedom Preparatory Academy

Son of Margaret Washington and Jeffery Washington, Tyler attends Freedom Preparatory Academy in Memphis and plans to study Pre-Veterinary Medicine at UT. 

Transfers / On Campus

Aaron Healey - Back, Freshman, Athens, TN, Lee University 
Tanner Johnson - Back, Freshman, Athens, TN, Cleveland State CC
Josh Crum - Forward, Freshman, Charleston, TN, USMC