#STRecruiting Notebook 9-29

Clemson offensive line coach Thomas Austin Wednesday night handed out another 2023 offer to a big Georgia offensive tackle he’s known about for a while. OT DJ Chester (6-5 305) is a teammate of Clemson commitment OT Zechariah Owens, so Austin has put eyes on him in the past, but until Wednesday night, the depth of his interest in Chester was not known. Chester took an official visit to Auburn in June, and he is scheduled for an official visit to Ole Miss this weekend. He visited LSU for a game earlier this month. USC once was interested in Chester, and he camped in Columbia last summer, but the Gamecocks cooled in their pursuit. Some of his other offers are NC State, Florida State, LSU, Southern Cal, Michigan State, Nebraska, Michigan and Miami. Chester will play in the All-American Bowl in January.

USC commitment DE Monteque Rhames of Manning, formerly of Sumter, has set his official visit to USC for November 18th.

USC and Clemson target 2024 DT Hevin Brown-Shuler of Atlanta was offered by Oregon.

2024 WR/SAF KJ Bolden of Buford, GA plans to visit Clemson Saturday.

2024 OT Jake Guarnera of Ponte Vedra, FL plans to visit Clemson Saturday for the NC State game.

2024 RB Turbo Richard of Northwestern plans to visit Clemson Saturday. Through the first four games he had rushed for 756 yards and 11 touchdowns. Richard has an offer from Coastal Carolina and visited there for the Army game. He’s also been this season to Virginia and Appalachian State.

2025 ATH Chanston Crosby of Bamberg-Ehrhardt plans to be at USC vs SC State Thursday night.

USC offered 2024 DT D’Nas White (6-6 315) of Concord, NC who visited Saturday night. He also has offers from East Carolina, Florida State, Michigan, Georgia and Virginia Tech.

USC offered 2024 WR Rico Scott (5-11 185) of Harrisburg, PA.

USC offered 2026 WR/DB Aaron Gregory of Augusta.

WR Tyler Williams of Lakeland, FL announced a commitment to Georgia Tuesday night. He had USC and Miami as his other finalists. Clemson was also in the mix earlier in his recruiting.

USC target WR Daidren Zipperer of Lakeland, FL committed to Pitt Saturday night.

Some of the confirmed visitors to USC last Saturday night:

  • AC Flora OT Ben Holmes (6-7 285) received a PWO opportunity. He committed to Wofford in April.
  • 2023 Punter/PK Owen Fehr of Cornelius, NC
  • 2023 ATH Darrion Perry of May River
  • 2023 RB/SAF Jonah Norris of Lexington who received a PWO opportunity. 
  • 2023 ATH/LS Ryan Coley of Christ Church
  • 2024 OT Elijah Williams of Irmo
  • 2024 CB Karson Hobbs of Cincinnati who is a commitment
  • 2024 ATH Troy Stevenson of Phillip Simmons
  • 2024 RB Tate Titshaw of Bogart, GA, he has a USC offer
  • 2025 QB Josh Sims of Blacksburg
  • 2025 QB AJ Brand of Irmo
  • 2025 ATH Jordan Crim of Camden
  • 2025 DT Elijah Griffin of Savannah. 
  • 2025 LB Jadon Perlotte of Buford, GA

6-11 Jordan Butler of Christ Church tells On3 he’s down to a final three of USC, Missouri and Auburn. He has visited each officially and will announce his commitment decision Wednesday at 3:30 PM.

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