#STRecruiting Notebook 12-13

This could be a two-commitment week for Clemson starting with the announcement by RB Jarvis Green of Dutch Fork Tuesday and ending with the announcement from SAF Khalil Barnes of Bogart, GA Friday. Green is widely expected to commit to Clemson over Virginia Tech. Those were the two Power Five offers he received last week that led to his decommitment from James Madison. Green is at the Shrine Bowl this week and will make his announcement from Spartanburg.

Barnes is choosing between Clemson and Notre Dame and both schools have made a strong pitch for him. He took official visits to each in November, with Clemson hosting the weekend of the USC game. He also visited Clemson for the Syracuse game and twice in the spring. Dabo Swinney and safeties coach Mickey Conn made their in-home visit last Friday.

Clemson target RB Jamarius Hayens was offered by Coastal Carolina.

USC commitment DT Xzavier McLeod of Camden, Mr. Football in SC for 2022, has set this weekend for his official visit with the Gamecocks. McLeod committed to the Gamecocks August 18th over Michigan, Florida and Georgia and has held to his pledge despite overtures from others, especially Miami. McLeod indicated Monday night his recruiting is over and he is set to sign with the Gamecocks next week and enroll in January. This season McLeod had 53 tackles with 19 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and 19 quarterback pressures.

USC commitment OT Isaiah Jatta took an official visit to Auburn last weekend and visited BYU officially Sunday and Monday. USC is scheduled for an in home-visit with Jatta Tuesday. He committed to the Gamecocks after taking an unofficial visit there in June. He took an official visit with the Gamecocks in September. He plans to sign on December 21st and is a mid-year enrolle.

USC target DT Elijah Davis of Wagener-Salley and East Mississippi JC did take his official visit to Tennessee last weekend. He took his official visit to USC in October. Davis is choosing between the Gamecocks and Vols and plans to announce December 20th. Alabama, Florida State, Ole Miss and Auburn were others he considered. He will be a January enrollee and will have three years to play two.

RB Peyton Streko of Cumming, GA plans to take an official visit to Clemson Tuesday. He has an PWO offer from the Tigers.

2024 CB Omillio Agard of Philadelphia has Clemson in his final five and plans to commit next summer. The others on his list are Michigan, Alabama, Tennessee and Penn State. Agard visited Clemson in September. He also had an offer from USC and the Gamecocks were on his earlier short list.

Oceanside Collegiate RB Vaughn Blue has decommitted from Charlotte. He rushed for 1400 yards this season.

Clemson made a PWO offer to Batesburg-Leesville DE/TE Patrick Swygert.

Former USC TE Jaheim Bell committed to Florida State. He visited there over the weekend.

Former Clemson LB Kevin Swint committed to Georgia State.

Brad Crawford of 247Sports reported USC is one of the schools to reach out to NC State transfer quarterback Devin Leary. Notre Dame and Auburn are two others to make contact.

2024 OT Blake Franks of Greenville was offered by Auburn.

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