5-star Clemson commit's coach compares him to Hall of Famer

Rahshaun Smith is rated as the nation’s number one outside linebacker for the 2016 recruiting cycle by recruiting service Rivals, and the head coach of Clemson’s newest commit says it’s a well-deserved honor. He even compared Smith to a former teammate who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.

2016 FOOTBALL COMMITS (8)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
Tavien Feaster PhotoTavien FeasterRB6-0/190Spartanburg, SC
T.J. Chase PhotoT.J. ChaseWR6-2/175Plant City, FL
Zerrick Cooper PhotoZerrick CooperQB6-5/200Jonesboro, GA
Rahshaun Smith PhotoRahshaun SmithLB/DE6-3/230Towson, MD
J.C. Chalk PhotoJ.C. ChalkTE6-4/221Argyle, TX
Sean Pollard PhotoSean PollardOG6-5/295Southern Pines, NC
Jamie Skalski PhotoJamie SkalskiLB6-1/225Newnan, GA
Cornell Powell PhotoCornell PowellWR6-1/185Greenville, NC

MORE FEATURED STORIES

Tigers land highest-rated prospect since Bowers with Smith announcement

Clemson landed a huge commitment for the 2016 recruiting cycle Thursday evening when 5-star linebacker/defensive end prospect Rahshaun Smith committed to the Tigers.


Nike's The Opening: Prospects open up about Clemson
Over five hundred of the region’s top prospects were in Buford, Ga., Sunday for Nike’s The Opening Atlanta Regional, and included in that number were several prospects that have mutual interest in Clemson.


Sights and Sounds from the Nike Opening Atlanta Regional
Several of Clemson's top prospects for the 2016 recruiting cycle were on hand in Buford, Ga., Sunday for the Nike Football Atlanta Regional. What players stood out? How did Zerrick Cooper and T.J. Chase look?


Elite lineman talks Clemson birthday visit, trip to Florida
With over 70 offers, Parker Boudreaux has his pick of schools, including Alabama, Auburn, California, Clemson, Florida, and Notre Dame. However, it’s the Tigers that have been there from the beginning and continue to give the 4-star offensive lineman the royal treatment.


Chalk Talk: Clemson commit a Tiger despite big-time offer
There is no school that could take J.C. Chalk away from Clemson. Not even Alabama – the school that the Argyle (TX) tight end and Clemson commit grew up dreaming of suiting up for.


Tanner Muse talks baseball, football and spring plans
Two-sport athlete and 2015 Clemson football commit Tanner Muse is in the midst of baseball season, but his thoughts aren't far away from Clemson and spring football. How much does he hear from Clemson's football and baseball coaches? What are his spring plans?

CLEMSON RECRUITING UPDATES

Loading the player...
Shrine Bowl Practice - 2014 PhotosShrine Bowl Practice - 2014
Clemson vs South Carolina Recruits - 2014 PhotosClemson vs South Carolina Recruits - 2014
2014 Dabo Camp Photos2014 Dabo Camp
Recruit Quick Search
State:

Position

Last Name



Advanced Search

  FOOTBALL         CLASSES
2014 (22)
2013 (23) 2012 (20)
2011 (28) 2010 (23)
2009 (12) 2008 (26)
2007 (22) 2006 (19)
2005 (25) 2004 (26)
2003 (17) 2002 (26)
2001 (29) 2000 (15)
1999 (28) 1998 (27)
1997 (29) 1996 (29)

  BASKETBALL         CLASSES
    14-15 E (2)
    13-14 E (2)
    12-13 E (2) L (2)
    11-12 E (2) L (3)
    10-11 E (1) L (1)
    09-10 E (3) L (1)
    08-09 E (3) L (1)
    07-08 (3) 06-07 (4)
    05-06 (3) 04-05 (5)
    03-04 (3) 02-03 (4)
    01-02 (4) 00-01 (4)
  BASEBALL         CLASSES
14-15 (10)
12-13 (19)
11-12 (12) 09-10 (10)
08-09 (12) 07-08 (12)
06-07 (14) 05-06 (15)
04-05 (11) 03-04 (13)
02-03 (16) 01-02 (11)
00-01 (11) 99-00 (18)