Sporting a mohawk design by Jarra Dowell of Mandatory Swagg Barber Shop in Millington, Brighton senior standout lineman Charles Mosley made it clear where he plans to attend school next year. With orange and white checkerboards on the side of his head, Mosley’s fresh haircut read UT Vols.
Mosley announced in front of family, friends, teammates and Brighton High School administrators he will attend The University of Tennessee. The 6’5 Mr. Football Lineman finalist was joined by his parents Jeffery and Janet and siblings Jeffery Jr., Michael and Maya for the announcement.
Mosley under Brighton Head Coach Will Wolfe has guided the Cardinals to playoffs each varsity season and to the 2013 District 13-3A championship. Mosley is a member of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Blue Team, which will take the field this Saturday at MUS to face the Red Team at 3 p.m.
Mosley will make it official on National Signing Day in early February joining Tennessee. The Vols are lead by first-year Head Coach Butch Jones. Tennessee went 5-7 this past season finishing with with a win over Kentucky.
Mosley said he wants to be a part of the Volunteers’ future to help restore it back to a national power.
“Why not Tennessee?” Mosley said. “It’s the school I fell in love with. I feel at home at Tennessee and Coach Jones. I’m ready to go to work right away and bring Tennessee back on top.”