MacIntyre has been in Knoxville loads of occasions all through his recruiting course of and was again on campus this previous weekend forward of at present’s announcement.
MacIntyre on Tennessee:
“I like the thought of the home-state child going to the home-state college. I actually like what head coach (Josh) Heupel has delivered to Tennessee. I believe he is acquired the vitality again and offensively, when they’re firing they’re firing. I really feel like once they have all their cylinders rolling, they’re one of the crucial explosive offenses within the nation.”
What the Volunteers are getting:
At 6-foot-5, 185-pound, MacIntyre has a pure throwing movement, a robust arm, and athleticism to maneuver round within the pocket and make performs along with his legs when wanted. He could make all of the throws and has a pleasant contact on downfield passes of 30-plus yards, and can also be correct throwing on the run and off-platform.
His Brentwood Academy crew struggled this previous season and consequently MacIntyre was a bit turnover-prone, throwing 12 interceptions as a junior. Nevertheless, he was nonetheless correct and productive behind middle, throwing for 3,229 yards and 25 touchdowns whereas finishing 67-percent of his passes.
Why it is large for Tennessee:
With MacIntyre on board, Tennessee continues their wave of quarterback riches below the path of head coach Josh Heupel. With the current successes of Hendon Hooker and Joe Milton behind middle and now former five-star Nico Iamaleava taking up the reigns in Knoxville. With at present’s addition of MacIntyre, the Vols are arrange for fulfillment past Iamaleava, who acquired his first begin in a 35-0 win towards Iowa within the Citrus Bowl.
Count on MacIntyre to be a staunch recruiter for Tennessee as nicely. He’s on the identical Tennessee Choose 7-on-7 crew as different prime 2025 in-state targets in Cameron Sparks, Chase Sutton, and Jaylan Morgan and you realize he’ll be within the ear of the Vols’ prime large receiver targets as nicely.