Vanderbilt gains East Tennessee athlete

Malik Foreman (Photo by Allen Greene of TriCitiesS

Vanderbilt has gained one Malik and lost another. Dobyns-Bennett high school's Malik Foreman committed to Vandy on Sunday but safety Malik Greaves is no longer a Vanderbilt commit. Look inside for more on this breaking Commodore recruiting news.

Malik Foreman- a speedy 5-foot-11, 170 pound athlete- has committed to Vandy according to a report on TriCitiesSports.com. According to the report, a Vanderbilt scout watched Dobyns-Bennett's game with Science Hill on Friday night. The Commodore official liked what he saw.

Foreman told The TriCitiesSports the scout made contact with head coach James Franklin quickly after watching is performance.

"The scout called coach [Vanderbilt head coach James] Franklin right after the game and told him they needed to get me down there as quickly as possible." said Foreman.

Foreman said in the report that Vanderbilt plans to use him as a wide receiver. He's caught 14 passes for 278 yards and four touchdowns this season for Dobyns-Bennett. He's also ran for 936 yards on 54 rushes and completed 21 of 31 passes for 412 yards filling in as a quarterback.

Foreman also had offers from Kentucky, MTSU, UT-Chattanooga and Wofford in addition to Vanderbilt.

Additionally in Vanderbilt recruiting news, Malik Greaves is no longer a Vanderbilt commit according to sources. Greaves had setup a November 10 visit with Auburn and apparently Vanderbilt has pulled his offer.

Stay tuned to VandyMania.com for more on new Commodore commit Malik Foreman.

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