2022 5-star WR Caleb Burton of De Valle, TX included Clemson in his top 12. Burton is considered the top receiver nationally in the ’22 class. The rest of his top 12 is made up of Florida, Ohio State, Texas, Oklahoma, LSU, Oregon, Alabama, Stanford, Southern Cal, Auburn and Georgia. Last season Burton had 51 catches for 882 yards and 12 touchdowns.
CB Dontae Balfour of Starke, FL said USC and Ole Miss remain his top two at this point and he is actively hearing from both. He said USC coach Will Muschamp text him earlier this week. He’s also hearing from Western Kentucky, Tulane, Georgia State and Coastal Carolina. Balfour said he will wait until the early signing day in December to announce his decision. This season Balfour said he has 2 interceptions and about 40 tackles.
USC target LB Chase Hattley of Cary, NC announced a commitment to NC State Tuesday afternoon. Oklahoma was the other school on his short list.
USC offered 2021 DE Ian Mathews (6-5 260) of Columbus, GA. He also picked up offers from Arkansas and Florida State.
2022 6-3 Korey Richardson, formerly of Lower Richland, was offered by Auburn. Richardson will attend Moravian Prep in Hickory, NC this season.
Clemson landed a commitment from 2023 catcher Ty Marshall of Brookland-Cayce.