Butch’s birthday shout-out: Tennessee’s coach never stops recruiting

Butch is doing his job ton ensure his bricks stay in the foundation.
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Despite not yet having an elite record on the field under his watch, Tennessee has recruited at an elite level under head coach Butch Jones and show no signs of slowing down on the recruiting trail. 

So how does Jones do it? By paying attention to the details and never stopping to recruit even after the team has earned a commitment from a prospect. 

The latest example of this came Tuesday, when Jones and running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Robert Gillispie sent four-star running back Carlin Fils-aime this birthday message: 

As long as Jones and his staff continue to show the love to the top Florida prospect, expect Fils-aime to stay committed to Rocky Top all the way until signing day. 

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