November 30, 2022

DITR: Caleb Herring


Caleb Herring is a class of 2023 outside linebacker for Riverdale High in Murfreesboro, TN. He is 6’6, 210 pounds and maintains a 3.8 GPA. Caleb is the number 1 ranked player in Tennessee and is a 247 Sports 4-star player. He has a great list of offers from many schools including Tennessee, Michigan, Michigan State, and South Carolina. His 40 time is an impressive 4.53. Caleb is a focused player who utilizes his height and speed to stay in the backfield and remain unguarded. Caleb has only been playing since 2018, but he has already accomplished so much.

Tell me about yourself.

I’m very smart. I’m originally from Newnan, Georgia and I moved to Tennessee in 2018 from California.

How does it feel to know you are the number 1 player is Tennessee?

It feels great and it’s a blessing. I know I’m not done yet. People expect me to be cocky, but I put all of that aside and focus on life.

How do you prepare for football?

I do most of my training after the season, so I don’t injure myself.

How did you start playing football?

I started playing when I first came to Tennessee. I didn’t think I would play, but my brother, Elijah Herring, who is committed to the University of Tennessee, told me I would be good at it. The second year I played, it really clicked for me.

How would you describe your style of play?

I play long. I’m elusive and fast to the ball. People can’t guard me, but I can play any position my coach puts me.

What do you believe are your greatest strengths?

Getting off blocks, my speed, and overall being a leader.

What is one of your biggest goals for this football season?

To win state.

In your career of football so far, what has been a defining moment for you?

I don’t think I’ve had one yet. I’m still going through the process of finding a defining moment for me.

What do you like most about football?

Off the field, my teammates and I have a strong bond and it translates over to the field.

What motivates you to keep moving forward?

My family, I just want to see the smiles on their faces when I make it big.

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