KNOXVILLE, TN (WRCB) -- The Vols have landed 4-star linebacker recruit Darrin Kirkland for the class of 2015. He's the 25th verbal which has the Vols ranked with the fifth best recruiting class for 2015.

Kirkland was committed to Michigan but decommitted and chose Tennessee over Oklahoma, Texas and Ole Miss.

The 6-foot-3, 235lb. linebacker from Indianapolis is ranked as the nations fourth best inside linebacker for the class of 2015 by 247sports.