May 10, 2011

Vols land some size

A roster that has been in serious need of adding some size got a boost today when Yemi Makanjuola called Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin to inform him he was committing and would sign with the Vols. Makanjuola becomes the fourth prospect to sign with Martin and Tennessee in the late period.

Makanjuola (6-foot-9, 235 pounds) made an official visit to Knoxville this past weekend, and a little more than 24 hours after concluding the visit, decided that Tennessee was the place for him.

Originally from Nigeria, Makanjuola played this past season at Word of God Academy in Raleigh, N.C. He initially landed at Oak Hill for the spring semester of his junior year before transferring for his senior season.

He picks the Vols over Indiana, Utah, Wyoming and SMU and is glad to have the decision out of his way.

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