The last letter-of-intent on NSD is in the house for Clemson, and it came from LB TJ Dudley (6-2 210) of Montgomery, AL. Dudley, a one-time commitment to Oregon, announced for the Tigers late this afternoon in a ceremony at his school. He gives the Tigers 20 new signees in the class. He made his official visit to Clemson last weekend.
Dudley’s offer list during the recruiting process also included Alabama, Auburn, Texas, Michigan State, Florida State, LSU, Tennessee, Ole Miss, West Virginia, Mississippi State, Nebraska Kentucky, and Georgia Tech.
Last season Dudley had 139 tackles with 29 tackles for loss, 6 interceptions and 2 sacks.
Clemson bio on Dudley
Three-time all-state selection … three-time All-Metro and All-Capital City Conference (CCC) honoree … 2021 CCC Defensive Player of the Year … 2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 3A Lineman of the Year and earned “Super All-State” honors presented to the top 12 players in the state regardless of position or classification. … credited with 381 tackles (59 for loss), 10.5 sacks, seven interceptions, seven pass breakups and seven touchdowns in his prep career … selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic … coached by Kirk Johnson at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory … along with fellow Clemson 2022 signee Kylon Griffin, led a defense that gave up just 43 points in 14 games and reached the state semifinals in 2021 … consensus four-star prospect … rated by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 147 overall player, as the country’s 10th-best linebacker and as the seventh-ranked prospect in the state of Alabama … PrepStar placed him as No. 168 among its national Top 300 … ESPN.com ranked him as the nation’s 10th-best linebacker and the 14th-best overall player in the state of Alabama … rated by 247Sports as the 13th-best player in Alabama … also played basketball at Montgomery Catholic, helping his team to a state title game appearance in 2021 … plays the piano … committed to Clemson on National Signing Day, Feb. 2, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … born Dec. 22, 2003.
Clemson 2022 signees
- TORIANO PRIDE CB 5-11 172 ST. LOUIS
- JEADYN LUKAS CB 6-2 175 MAULDIN
- MYLES OLIVER CB 6-1 170 DOUGLASVILLE, GA
- JAHIEM LAWSON DE 6-4 215 DANIEL
- CADEN STORY DT 6-3 282 LANETT, AL
- WADE WOODAZ LB 6-3 205 TAMPA
- KOBE MCCLOUD LB 6-0 208 TAMPA
- TJ DUDLEY LB 6-2 210 MONTGOMERY, AL
- BLAKE MILLER OT 6-6 315 STRONGSVILLE, OH
- COLLIN SADLER OT 6-5 295 GREENVILLE
- JACKSON SMITH P 6-6 225 SARALAND, AL
- ROBERT GUNN PK 6-2 165 LARGO, FL
- CADE KLUBNIK QB 6-3 178 AUSTIN, TX
- HUNTER JOHNSON QB 6-3 205 TRANSFER NORTHWESTERN
- KEITH ADAMS JR. RB 5-10 195 ST. GEORGE, UT
- SHERROD COVIL SAF 6-0 185 CHESAPEAKE, VA
- KYLON GRIFFIN SAF 6-1 180 MONTGOMERY, AL
- JOSH SAPP TE 6-3 235 GREENVILLE
- ADAM RANDALL WR 6-3 200 MYRTLE BEACH
- ANTONIO WILLIAMS WR 6-0 185 DUTCH FORK
- COLE TURNER WR 6-2 178 VESTAVIA HILLS, AL