Tennessee football recruiting: Brandon Powell’s departure still leaves plenty of receivers in 2014 class

Brandon Powell

Brandon Powell (photo by KNS partner 247Sports)

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Targeting prospects from south Florida carries a certain amount of risk for out-of-region teams.

When the hometown Miami Hurricanes swoop in, local products often have a hard time saying no.

That’s what happened with three-star athlete Brandon Powell, who rescinded his commitment to Tennessee and verbally committed to Miami in the space of a couple of hours.