Florence native DE Xavier Thomas of IMG Academy in Florida Sunday attended The Opening tryout in Orlando and for the first time in several weeks spoke on his recruiting. Thomas told Jeff Sentell of SECCountry’s DawgNation he is 99% certain he will go to either USC or Clemson with Alabama holding the final 1% chip.
Need a football fix? Then Myrtle Beach was the place to be Friday. The annual SC High School Football Coaches Association Clinic was held at the Crown Reef Resort. Will Muschamp and several members of his USC staff were there Thursday night and Friday as were several members of Dabo Swinney’s Clemson staff. Swinney was […]
Losing on Opening Day is becoming old hat to Clemson. Friday the Tigers dropped their fourth straight season opener 6-4 to Wright State in front of 5683 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. A three run seventh allowed the visitors to overcome a 3-2 Clemson lead. Reliever Tyler Jackson took the loss. Second baseman Grayson […]
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced Friday afternoon graduate student defensive tackle Scott Pagano has decided to transfer for his final season of eligibility. Swinney, in a statement, said Pagano met with him Thursday and told him of his intentions. Swinney said he asked Pagano to sleep on his decision and talk with him again today.
Clemson loses one of its best tight ends ever in Jordan Leggett and did not sign a tight end in the 2017 class. That won’t be the case in 2018 as the Tigers are looking at several candidates for the position highlighted by highly coveted Mustapha Muhammad (6-5 235) of Missouri City, TX. The Tigers […]
USC coach Will Muschamp had a busy Thursday doling out no less than seven offers according to tweets by the individual prospects. The offers included: DE Dennis Briggs II (6-4 350) of Kissimmee, FL: ” I was excited about the offer. I think they’re a great program. They said they like my size, how I […]
DL Dantrell Barkley (6-4 295) of Independence JC, KS is not well known, yet, in recruiting circles, but that might change in the months to come. USC recruiter Bobby Bentley has known about Barkley since he was in high school in Kannapolis, NC and Thursday he talked with Will Muschamp and defensive line coach Lance […]
Monte Lee won an ACC championship in his first season as Clemson’s baseball coach and earned a home regional in the NCAA Tournament. Seth Beer won ACC and national player of the year honors in his first season with the Tigers. The two raised the bar very high for the program right out of the […]
USC earlier this week offered DB Jaycee Horn (6-1 170) of Alpharetta, GA. He’s the son of former NFL star receiver Joe Horn. Horn has a number of major offers and the one from USC was not one he was looking for. “The offer kind of came out of nowhere, so it surprised me. I’ve […]
OL Maxwell Iyama (6-6 290) of Murfreesboro, TN counts USC, Tennessee, Louisville and Memphis among his top offers at this point. USC recruiter Bobby Bentley and new offensive line coach Eric Wolford have been in regular contact with Iyama and he plans to see them in person March 25th for a spring practice. “They’re telling […]