Former Vol Kyle Oliver transfers to Memphis

Former Vol Kyle Oliver transfers to Memphis

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Former Vol Kyle Oliver transfers to Memphis

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Former Oakland tight end Kyle Oliver (6) has transferred to Memphis.

Former Oakland tight end Kyle Oliver (6) has transferred to Memphis.

Former Tennessee signee and Oakland tight end Kyle Oliver has transferred to Memphis after playing one season at Jones Community College in Mississippi.

Oliver (6-foot-4, 226) spent about two months in Knoxville as a freshman in 2015 before being removed from the roster.

He was a three-star tight end after spending his first three years at Oakland as a wide receiver. Oliver caught 40 passes for 574 yards with seven touchdowns his senior year at Oakland.

Oliver’s younger brother Kaleb Oliver, an Oakland senior safety, has committed to Mississippi State.

Reach Tom Kreager at 615-278-5168 and on Twitter @Kreager.

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