When committing to Ohio State, Carnell Tate picked the Buckeyes over Tennessee.

On3 recruiting expert Chad Simmons believes his enrollment isn't closed.

The Volunteers are still in contact with a four-star wide receiver from Bradenton, Florida. 

The Tennessee commit was back and forth between Ohio State and Tennessee.

The coaching staff in Knoxville has been communicating again behind the scenes."

"80 percent certain" Tate would pick Tennessee, but Ohio State remains his top choice. 

Five-star quarterback Nico Iamaleava and other Tennessee commits are close to Tate.

Keep an eye on Carnell Tate as we approach the Early Signing Period," Simmons said. 

He's now committed to Ohio State instead of Tennessee. Keep an eye on the Vols."

247Sports ranks him 11th. The Buckeyes also signed Noah Rogers and Brandon Inniss.

Tate still has time to change his mind before the Early Signing Period begins.