After a trying and roller coaster-like first season at the helm for Tennessee, head coach Derek Dooley turned his sights to the recruiting trail.
After seeing much improvement over the second half of the 2010 season, Dooley and Co. were hoping to carry the momentum over to the recruiting season's final push in December and January.
Competing on the field and on the recruiting trail against perennial powers like Auburn, Alabama, LSU, Florida, et. al., Tennessee needed to make a splash with immediate-impact players.
Here is how we see the Tennessee 2011 recruiting class as National Signing Day 2011 wraps up: