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Tennessee’s 2 ‘soft’ verbals: Jason Carr is on board, but Dan Skipper still a mystery

danskipper.JPGKNOXVILLE, Tennessee — While Tennessee coach Butch Jones will target plenty of high-profile prospects over the 12 days between now and National Signing Day, two of the most important signatures he wants are from players who have been committed all along.

Defensive lineman Jason Carr of Memphis and offensive lineman Dan Skipper of Colorado have long been called “soft commitments,” meaning they are technically committed to Tennessee but have opted to look around.

After flirting with Alabama, Carr has reaffirmed his commitment to UT, moving him into the “hard commitment” category, according to most observers. There had been some talk that he might even visit Knoxville this week to help recruit others.

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