Jeremy Pruitt and the Tennessee Vols are on a bit of a recruiting hot streak at the moment.

In the last month, the Volunteers have landed commitments from five-star offensive tackle Wanya Morris, four-star wide receiver Ramel Keyton and four-star JuCo linebacker Lakia Henry.

Those additions have the Volunteers’ 2019 recruiting class currently sitting at No. 17 in the nation.

But things could be getting even better for Tennessee, according to one recruiting analyst.

247Sports’ Ryan Callahan, appearing on Fox Sports Knoxville on Thursday, said the Vols have a “legitimate shot” at landing two of the nation’s top 2019 recruits — five-stars Quavaris Crouch and Darnell Wright.

If the Vols manage to land both of those players, they’ll undoubtedly finish the 2019 recruiting cycle with a top ten class.

Crouch is a 6-foot-3/238 pound running back/linebacker that is rated in 247Sports’ composite rankings as the top athlete in the nation.

Basically every major program in the nation, including Alabama and Clemson, are pursuing Crouch. Landing him would not only give the Volunteers an incredibly talented player, it would show the rest of the college football world that Pruitt isn’t playing around on Rocky Top (not that anyone thinks he is).

Wright, a 6-foot-6/314 pound offensive tackle, would be another extremely nice addition for Tennessee. He’s rated by 247Sports as the top offensive tackle in the nation. He’d pair quite well with Morris in Knoxville.

There’s obviously a long way to go before either of these recruits can sign with a school. But it’s a great sign that Tennessee seems to have the momentum right now.

A lot will change during the course of the 2018 season. If recruits, including Crouch and Wright, see marked improvement from the Vols under Pruitt next season, it will only increase the likelihood of Tennessee landing elite talent.

It’s an exciting time in Knoxville, but fans should be cautious in their optimism. We’ve seen this before.

Maybe Pruitt will be the coach who is finally able to change the narrative surrounding the Vols.

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