Emerald TE Luke Deal plans to take an overnight visit to Clemson March 29-30. His mother, who did not visit with him last time, will join him this time. He is taking an official visits to NC State April 7th, Michigan April 14th and Notre Dame April 18th. He also plans to set an official with Ohio State. He plans a May decision.
QB Ryan Hilinski of Orange, CA, who visited USC earlier in the month, told 247Sports USC will be one of the schools on his short list when he cuts things down. He also mentioned Georgia and Ole Miss as others that will be on the list.
LB Shammond Cooper of St. Louis included Clemson in his current top 10. The others are Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Ohio State, Texas, Kentucky, Missouri and Texas A&M.
Clemson target LB Keith Maguire of Malvern, PA was offered by Michigan.
USC target DE Rashad Cheney of Atlanta announced a top seven of Penn State, Miami, Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Florida. In late January Cheney, a former Georgia commit, said the Gamecocks were strong with him. Thursday he said he felt better about the other schools. “I just feel like these schools are best for me.”
Clemson offered DEAeneas DiCosmo of Oradell, NJ. Some of his other offers are Michigan, Boston College, Nebraska and Syracuse.
2019 PG Trey McGowens of Wren and Hargravre Prep, VA was offered by Wake Forest.