February 7, 2007

Paige picks the Vols after a wild night

For Sterlington, Louisiana wide receiver Ahmad Paige the last year has not gone according to script but neither has the last four days as the four star wideout went from Tennessee to Southern Cal and back to Tennessee.

"I am glad to have it over with," Paige said. "It was fun, but I was ready to get it down and I am happy with my decision. I have got to the best place for me."

However, at one point on Tuesday it appeared that maybe the best place was Southern Cal.

"Last night, I actually told coach Troop that I was going to Southern Cal," Paige offered. "But he talked me out of it. He stressed family and making sure they could see me play and that Tennessee was a great fit for me. Then, I talked to some other recruits. Some guys who weren't going to Southern Cal or Tennessee and that helped me see things. I just realized that Tennessee was the best place."

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