Greenville OL Jimmy Fritzsche made an unofficial visit to Clemson this afternoon and picked up an offer from the Tigers. What did the Tigers say they liked about him? “My nastiness and how they can stay local to recruit an athlete like myself. They realize that I have other opportunities but nothing beats home.” He has taken officials to Connecticut and Syracuse and he said he will visit Nebraska this weekend before sorting out his decision next week.
Zion Nelson (6-6 245) of Sumter committed to Miami earlier this week according to the Sumter Item switching from Appalachian State. Nelson is in the Shrine Bowl this week. He took an official visit to Miami last weekend.
No news today from OL Will Putnam of Tampa according to his coach. Florida State was in for a visit visit today. Clemson and Auburn were in earlier in the week. He will choose one of those three soon.
OL Jakai Moore of Nokesville, VA has set his announcement time for Monday at 3:00 PM. He’s choosing between USC and Penn State. James Franklin is in to see him tonight and Will Muschamp will be in Friday night.
Clemon target DL Tyler Davis will announce his decision at 8:15 AM Wednesday. He’s choosing primarily between the Tigers and Florida State.
Clemson offered RB DJ Williams of Sebring, FL Wednesday while running backs coach Tony Elliott was in for a visit according to his coach Lamar Scott. Williams has been committed to Appalachian State but he won’t be going there. His list has expanded to include Auburn, Miami, Alabama, Georgia, USC and Michigan. He has taken official visits to the first three along with App State leaving him one for this weekend. He was at Alabama last weekend. According to his coach, Williams will take his final official visit this weekend to Georgia.
USC defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson was in last week to see CB Jammie Robinson of Leesburg, GA. Robinson’s team won a state championship Tuesday and now he’s turned his attention more towards his recruiting though according to his coach Dean Fabrizio he will not sign until February. Robinson has taken his official visit to USC and will take one to Kentucky this weekend. Tennessee also is recruiting him hard and those three SEC schools stand out with him right now according to his coach.
Clemson now is showing interest in OL Darius Washington of Pensacola, FL according to his coach. Washington has been committed to Mississippi State but his coach Rhett Summerford said he will not sign early and he does have interest in other schools including Clemson and USC. Florida State also has talked to him. Mississippi State and Miami have been in to see him. Summerford said he has been contacted by Clemson OL coach Robbie Caldwell who has been in to see Washington and has followed up with calls. Washington has taken official visits to USC, Mississippi State and Miami and will take an unofficial visit to Florida State this weekend per his coach.
According to his father, WR Micah White (6-5 190) of Milton, GA is decommitting from Kentucky tonight and will accept a PWO offer from USC. The family used to live in Columbia and White attended Cardinal Newman. USC receivers coach Bryan McClendon recently reached out to White with the PWO offer. White is an excellent student with Harvard and Columbia interest as well, plus Pitt has been in touch. He can also play corner. He fractured a wrist this season and missed 5 games returning for the last two weeks of the playoffs. He had 21 catches this season.
USC defensive tackles coach Lance Thompson visited DL Jaquaze Sorrells of Winter Park, FL last week. Sorrells is not signing until February. He has visited USC unofficially and he plans to visit USC, Penn State and Alabama in January. The USC visit probably will be January 18th.
Florida coaches were in to see CB Chris Steele Wednesday night. That’s the last in home visit for Steele who plans to sign next week but not announce the choice until January 5th. USC, Oregon, Oklahoma and Southern Cal are the others he’s considering.
USC offered 2020 SAF Dajeun Gibson of Murfreesboro, TN. He also has an offer from Tulane.
USC offered 2022 DT Horace Lockett of Atlanta.
2020 WR Porter Rooks of Charlotte committed to NC State. He had a USC offer and drew interest from Clemson where his brother was once on the basketball team.