December 4, 2011

California center talks Knoxville trip

Atwater, Ca., offensive lineman Matt Cochran, who was in Knoxville this weekend as an official visitor, was a surprise guest to most this weekend, all except for the Tennessee coaching staff that's been talking to him for almost two months now.

Cochran scheduled the visit with Harry Hiestand and Justin Wilcox three weeks ago, at least in part because of the interest he had in the tradition of the Tennessee program.

"I was attracted to the fact that they were an SEC school and they've had a good program in the past. I think they have something like the most wins in the nation in the past 100 years or something like that. It's just an attractive program," Cochran said.

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