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Report: 5-Star Preston Williams Attended Auburn Official Visit In Tennessee Gear, Tried To Recruit Players To Vols

Update: Justin Hokanson of 247 Sports is reporting a different set of circumstances that led to Williams' dismissal. Hokanson claims that Williams "acted" like he didn't want to be there, but was not wearing Tennessee gear. He also claims that an "incident" in a hotel room played a part in his dismissal. You can read his report here.

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Earlier: Five-star wide receiver Preston Williams committed to Tennessee back in September of 2013, but he made Vols fans nervous by taking a late official visit to Auburn over the weekend. Luckily for the Tennessee faithful, Williams used the weekend to attempt to recruit other players to Tennessee, which is not something we've heard of before. That is some bold trolling for a high school player. Rocky Top Insider has details from the visit:

Finally, we reported last week that wide receiver commit Preston Williams had planned to visit Auburn over the weekend. Well, Williams did end up making the trip, but ended up leaving the visit a day early. The rumors out of Auburn were that Williams was “being a distraction” and “disrupting the weekend,” but we are hearing that Williams was actually asked to leave by Auburn staff members because he showed up wearing nothing but Tennessee apparel and was actively recruiting other visitors to join him at Tennessee. Not exactly prototypical guest behavior for an official visitor, but that news isn’t likely to upset Vol fans too much.

Others have shared similar things on Twitter.

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Vols fans, you've found your new favorite player.

[Rocky Top Insider]