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Tennessee football recruiting: 2022 4-star quarterback Tayven Jackson commits to Vols

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The Vols plucked a talented QB from Indiana into town.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: APR 13 Tennessee Orange & White Game Photo by Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Tennessee Volunteers bolstered their recruiting class on Wednesday. Class of 2022 quarterback Tayven Jackson announced his commitment to the program, which gets new coach Josh Heupel a talented QB aboard in Knoxville. Jackson, a 4-star recruit, announced his commitment on Twitter:

Jackson is the eighth-ranked player in the state of Indiana in 2022. That field is headlined by Indiana Hoosiers commit and fellow four-star recruit Dasan McCullough. Jackson also ranks 18th among pro-style quarterbacks in the Class of 2022. That group is led by the top recruit in the nation, Ohio State Buckeyes commit Quinn Ewers, as well as LSU Tigers commit Walker Howard, who ranks second.

Nationally, Jackson ranks 326th in the recruiting rankings.

Tennessee’s 2022 class is a group of three at the moment. It is Jackson and two three-star recruits in the form of defensive end Venson Sneed and outside linebacker Elijah Herring. They rank 46th in the nation and 12th in the SEC at this juncture.