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Country's No. 1 JUCO DT Announces His Commitment

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14 Nov 1998: An overall view from inside Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee during a game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Volunteers defeated the Razorbacks 28-24. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport

Lackawanna Community College's Savion Williams is the top defensive tackle in the junior college ranks. Now, he is off to the SEC.

Williams is heading to Tennessee. The recruiting win comes head to head over division rival Georgia, which offered the big Maryland native on the same day earlier this month.

Williams announced the decision via Twitter:

Savion Williams' full note on the Tennessee commitment decision:

"You know, just a couple years ago I was sitting in room think about how was gonna graduate.. I been through hell and back..and done seen some things that I'll never forget but I always trusted god and stuck with him through all the hard momma stuck with me through EVERYTHING and she felt like this was you mama promise the struggle gonna end in a couple years. I've been praying for this moment all my life, my journey was different then others but I mad it happen..I'm a grinder and always will be..All thanks to the schools recruiting me and believing in my talent but without further or due..I'm blessed to say I'm committed to the University Of Tennessee!!!!!"

Williams was originally a member of the 2017 recruiting class. After playing this past season at Lackawanna, he will have three years left to play.

West Virginia was also involved in his recruitment. Maryland, NC State, Nebraska, and Pitt were among his other offers.

247Sports' composite rankings have him as the top JuCo defensive tackle, and the No. 17 overall JuCo player in the class. He is a three-star recruit.

Williams is the 18th member of Tennessee's 2019 class. The group is ranked fifth in the SEC and 13th overall right now.