A pair of signees for the 2003 football recruiting class have enrolled and begun classes at Tennessee. Jon Poe transferred following graduation from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College while Steven Jones joined the Vols after graduating from Brentwood High School. The players will participate in spring drills beginning March 6.
 Jon Poe a 6-0, 235 linebacker from Covington (Coffeyville Community College)
Graduated from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College prior to enrolling at UT. He earned second team All-Jayhawk Conference honors and was an All-Region VII choice at linebacker after making 69 tackles for a team that finished 9-3.
Coffeyville placed second in the KJCCC and defeated Rochester (Minn.) in the Dalton Defenders Bowl, the school’s second consecutive bowl victory…Poe helped team to 7-4 mark in 2001. Despite not playing his high school senior season, he was named The Knoxville News-Sentinel’s No. 12 player on its Top 25 list. A three-year starter at linebacker and fullback, Poe received All-Metro honors from 1997-99. He sat out his senior season while rehabilitating a knee injury that he suffered in preseason practice. As a junior, Poe had an outstanding season recording 75 tackles for a 12-2 squad that reached state semifinal
Steven Jones a 6-6, 291-pound lineman from Brentwood High School also began classes in January.
Jones is considered one of the top prospects in Tennessee for the class of 2003 and was r anked as the No. 11 player nationally on the line by Rivals.com and the No. 4 player in the state. He was named first-team All-Midstate at defensive line by The Tennessean.
Jones had 68 tackles and three fumble recoveries for a Brentwood High School team that won the Tennessee 5A state championship with a 10-7 victory over Murfreesboro Riverdale. The victory capped a string of 14 consecutive wins after a season opening loss. Jones also added six sacks and eight tackles for loss during his senior season. As a junior, he registered six sacks and more than 80 tackles.
Jones is the son of nine-year NFL veteran Mike Jones, who finished his career with the Tennessee Titans and played college football for North Carolina State

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