September 18, 2014

Kamara pulls the plug on his Clemson commitment

David Kamara (#3)

DB David Kamara of Grayson, GA Tuesday night announced a decommitment from Clemson following by a few days the decommitment from the Tigers by his highly acclaimed teammate DE Robert Nkemdiche.  “I just wanted to take my visits everywhere to make sure that I was making the right decision,” Kamara told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Kamara joined Nkemdiche for an unofficial visit to Ole Miss last Saturday and the teammates are now being viewed as strong Ole Miss leans.  Clemson also has a commitment from a third Grayson player, RB Wayne Gallman, and he appears to be holding firm with is pledge to the Tigers.

LB Christian Miller of Spring Valley took an unofficial visit to Alabama over the weekend and returned home very impressed. ‘I liked it a lot,” said Miller. “The town is nice. The campus is nice. They treated me well. I got to talk to my recruiter, Chris Rumph, and he’s a really nice guy. I also had a one-on-one with coach (Nick) Saban in his office before the game.” Miller is expressing a strong interest in the Crimson Tide. “I really like the defensive scheme they run,” he said. “I could see myself playing the SAM linebacker in their 3-4 scheme.” Though Miller did not receive an offer, he thinks one could come in the future. “They do things differently there which is fine with me,” said Miller. “They told me they get to know players and build relationships before they extend offers.” He plans to return for a junior day in early February. This weekend Miller is considering a visit to Georgia and plans to attend the USC-Clemson game in two weeks. He did not name a leader.

Junior RB Derrell Scott of Havelock, NC named USC his leader last month after attending the Gamecocks home game versus Georgia. Since then, the Tar Heel state running back has not taken any other visits. “It’s still pretty much the same,” said Scott. “South Carolina is still my leader.” He has them ahead of Florida State and Ohio State. Scott continues to hear from several schools naming Alabama, LSU, Tennessee and Notre Dame as some other schools showing a lot of interest. There are no plans fro Scott to attend any other games this season but he did say he will attend several junior days next semester. “I’m not really sure which schools I’ll go to, to tell you the truth,” Scott said. “I’ll figure that out after the season.” Through 13 games he has over 1,300 yards rushing and 27 touchdowns.

ATH Jacob McCrary of Miami committed to Florida State last July but has not shut down his recruiting. In fact, he remains very interested in Clemson. “Clemson was the first school to offer me and I’m very excited about Clemson and I like them a lot,” McCrary said. “I’m very interested in other schools but I’m keeping them high on my list. I talk to Jeff Scott every week. They are recruiting me as a slot receiver and I like the offense. They have a great coaching staff.” Clemson is second on the list to Florida State right now and he plans to visit Clemson unofficially in January. He plans to go to Florida State for the Florida game. McCrary said he will take his official visits next fall and make a final announcement at the 2014 Under Armour Game. He also has offers from Florida, Kansas State, Louisville, Marshall, Ole Miss, South Florida, UCLA, Notre Dame, Boise State and Ohio State. This season McCrary 12 catches for 311 yards and 7 touchdowns. He also plays cornerback and had 35 tackles with one interception.

Dutch Fork WR Jordan Berry (5-11 170) has posted eye popping numbers this season with 108 catches for 1600 yards and 10 touchdowns. But so far, those stats have not equated into offers. Berry was at USC for the Arkansas game and has been to several USC home games this season. Saturday he talked with Gamecock receivers coach Steve Spurrier Jr. “He said he was glad to see me and will try to make one of my games,” Berry said. He’s also been to Clemson, Elon and Georgia Tech for games. Berry feels USC and Elon are the closest to offering.