Vols 2019 class signee 4 – DB Tyus Fields

Tyus Fields

DB Tyus Fields / Credit: UT Athletics

DB Charlotte, NC (Hough) 5’10, 190
Committed: 7/28/18
Stars: 4 by 247Sports / 4 by ESPN / 4 by Rivals

Josh Ward’s Analysis: Fields is a good athlete who will work this spring to add size to be ready to play in the SEC. He will compete for immediate playing time in the secondary and will likely be an impact player on special teams.

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Hear The Sports Animal’s interview with Tyus Fields’ high school coach, Matthew Jenkins…

ESPN:
Natl Rank: No. 196
Position Rank: No. 18 ATH
State Rank: No. 6 in NC

247 Sports:
Natl Rank: No. 235
Position Rank: No. 25 CB
State Rank: No. 10 in NC

Rivals:
Natl Rank: —
Position Rank: No. 39 CB
State Rank: No. 14 in NC

High School
Starred at Hough High School in Cornelius, N.C.
2017 USA Today All-USA North Carolina Football Team selection.
2017 Associated Press North Carolina All-State Team selection.
Totaled 182 tackles and seven INTs during prep career.
Also a dynamic returner, recording 488 return yards during his prep career.
Helped Hough High School post an 11-3 record and advance to the state quarterfinals in 2018.
Helped lead the Huskies to an 11-4 record and a spot in the North Carolina Class 4AA state semifinals in 2017.
Had 92 tackles and two interceptions as a junior, one of which he returned 105 yards for a touchdown.
Father, Mark Fields Sr., played linebacker in the NFL for the Saints, Rams and Panthers from 1995-2004 and was a two-time Pro Bowler (2000 and 2004).
Brother, Mark Fields Jr., is a senior cornerback at Clemson.
Chose Tennessee over Florida State, Penn State and Wisconsin.

-UT Athletics

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