Friday April 22nd, 2016

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Tennessee has added four-star defensive tackle Eric Crosby of Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, Va.) to its recruiting class for 2017, according to

Crosby is ranked as the No. 7 defensive tackle in his class. The Vols' 2017 recruiting class is now up to seven members.

He tore his MCL in his sophomore campaign.

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Head coach Butch Jones expressed his excitement on Twitter shortly after Crosby's decision.

The 6-foot-1, 285-pound junior was also considering Alabama, Clemson, N.C. State and Virginia Tech before selecting the Hokies and Vols as his finalists.

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