Clemson used this past weekend to stage its major recruiting weekend of the season. All of the current commitments and most of the Tigers’ remaining uncommitted targets were in for official visits. Those targets were OL Cade Mays of Knoxville, WR Justyn Ross of Phenix City, AL, DB Tyreke Johnson of Jacksonville, RB Lyn-J Dixon of Butler, GA, OL Jordan McFadden of Dorman and DB Brendan Radley-Hiles of IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL.
Mays also has taken an official visit to Ohio State and has trips coming up with Tennessee, Notre Dame and Georgia. He’s a former Tennessee commitment.
Ross has been to Auburn and Alabama unofficially and is expected to visit Auburn this weekend for the Iron Bowl.
Johnson also has taken official visits to UCLA and Ohio State and is choosing from the Tigers, Bruins and Buckeyes. He said he would not comment on his Clemson visit until after his game this Friday.
Dixon is a former Tennessee commit and has upcoming official visits set with Tennessee, Louisville and Oklahoma State.
McFadden is a Virginia Tech commitment and will make a final decision soon between the Hokies and Tigers. He said Sunday night he’s now a lean to Clemson following the visit which he called the best of the trips he’s made to Clemson.
Radley-Hiles is a former Nebraska commitment. He has also taken officials to Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas and is scheduled to visit UCLA this weekend. He’s a Los Angeles native.
Some unofficial visitors at Clemson Saturday included Auburn commitment WR/DB Matthew Hill of Snellville, GA; 2019 OL Kamren McCray of Berkeley; 2019 DL Trey Jeter of Belton-Honea Path; 2019 TE Garmon Randolph of Jefferson, GA; 2019 RB Kalen DeLoach of Savannah; 2019 ATH Litchfield Ajavon of Alexandria, VA; 2019 DB Kenney Solomon of Socastee; 2019 PK Aidan Swanson of IMG Academy; 2020 DL Demonte Capehart of Hartsville; 2020 LB Korey Smith of Hightstown, NJ; 2020 PK Cole Hussung of Floyd’s Knob, IN
2019 QB/WR Jahquez Evans of Atlanta visited USC Saturday.
LB Dax Hollifield of Shelby, NC said last week USC no longer is recruiting him. He took an official visit with the Gamecocks in October. He went to Stanford Saturday for an unofficial visit.
USC offered 2020 OL Omari Thomas of Memphis.
Clemson offered 2020 DB Tyler Venables, son of Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
6-3 PG Trey McGowens of Hargrave Prep, VA plans an unofficial visit to Wake Forest Friday and USC Saturday. He was offered by Seton Hall Sunday.