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No. 1 JuCo OT Badara Traore To Take Tennessee Official Visit

Tennessee players on the field against Vanderbilt.

KNOXVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 19: A general view of the field taken during the game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Vanderbilt Commodores on November 19, 2005 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Commodores defeated the Volunteers 28-24. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jeremy Pruitt is trying to flip a major recruit from another SEC school: LSU offensive tackle commit Badara Traore.

Tennessee already hired GM Austin Thomas away from LSU.

Now Traore, the No. 1 JuCo offensive tackle in the country, is taking an official visit to Knoxville this weekend.

Traore's current school, football power ASA College in Brooklyn, tweeted about his new plans.

Traore is a pretty new member of the Tigers' 2018 class, committing back on December 7. He's heading to Knoxville with two prominent teammates as well: four-star cornerback Jeremy Webb and three-star guard Johncarlo Valentin.

As Saturday Down South notes, Traore chose to visit Tennessee during this crucial last weekend before the quiet period instead of Florida. Time will tell if the Vols can flip him, but Pruitt has done a nice job getting in position to make a run.