Asked which other teams people should watch closely in his recruitment, he said, “Definitely LSU or Tennessee.”
He visited Tennessee for the first time in January, just a few days after he got his offer from the Vols.
“I just like the family atmosphere they have there, and I like the coaches,” Benton said. “I have a good relationship with the coaches and things like that. … They have a really nice campus. They have really nice facilities, and I just like everything about Tennessee.”