Wide Receiver U: Clemson added more star power with 2016 recruiting class

Clemson is known in many circles as Wide Receiver U, a name that will likely stick with the program after the Tigers signed three more big-time receivers in 2016.

2016 FOOTBALL COMMITS (22)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
Dexter Lawrence PhotoDexter LawrenceDT6-5/340Wake Forest, NC
Nyles Pinckney PhotoNyles PinckneyDT6-3/290Seabrook, SC
Tavien Feaster PhotoTavien FeasterRB6-0/202Spartanburg, SC
Tre Lamar PhotoTre LamarMLB6-4/240Roswell, GA
T.J. Chase PhotoT.J. ChaseWR6-2/185Plant City, FL
J.C. Chalk PhotoJ.C. ChalkTE6-4/230Argyle, TX
Trayvon Mullen PhotoTrayvon MullenS6-2/180Pompano Beach, FL
Sean Pollard PhotoSean PollardOG6-5/295Southern Pines, NC
Zerrick Cooper PhotoZerrick CooperQB6-4/200Jonesboro, GA
Rahshaun Smith PhotoRahshaun SmithMLB/DE6-3/240Bradenton, FL
Diondre Overton PhotoDiondre OvertonWR6-5/195Greensboro, NC
John Simpson PhotoJohn SimpsonCB6-4/290North Charleston, SC
Xavier Kelly PhotoXavier KellyDE6-5/255Wichita, KS
Isaiah Simmons PhotoIsaiah SimmonsS6-3/215Olathe, KS
Jamie Skalski PhotoJamie SkalskiMLB6-1/230Newnan, GA
Cornell Powell PhotoCornell PowellWR6-1/200Greenville, NC
Tremayne Anchrum PhotoTremayne AnchrumOG/OT6-3/268Powder Springs, GA
Chandler Reeves PhotoChandler ReevesOT6-6/255McDonough, GA
K'Von Wallace PhotoK'Von WallaceCB/ATH6-0/175Highland Springs, VA
Brian Dawkins Jr. PhotoBrian Dawkins Jr.CB5-8/190Fork Union, VA--
Nolan Turner PhotoNolan TurnerS6-2/190Vestavia Hills, AL--
Cade Stewart PhotoCade StewartOT6-4/300Central, SC--

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