Five-star recruiter: Xavier Thomas keeps the pressure on fellow recruits

Xavier Thomas and his IMG Academy teammates start spring football practice this week, meaning that Thomas the 5-star defensive end can take a break from being Thomas the 5-star recruiter. At least for a few days. But don’t expect him to stop for long.

NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
Mike Jones Jr. PhotoMike Jones Jr.LB6-1/200Bradenton, FL
Xavier Thomas PhotoXavier ThomasDE6-4/259Florence, SC
Trevor Lawrence PhotoTrevor LawrenceQB6-6/205Cartersville, GA
Derion Kendrick PhotoDerion KendrickATH/WR6-1/200Rock Hill, SC
Josh Belk PhotoJosh BelkDT6-4/290Richburg, SC
Justin Mascoll PhotoJustin MascollDE6-4/210Snellville, GA
Jake Venables PhotoJake VenablesLB6-2/222Central, SC--
Braden Galloway PhotoBraden GallowayTE6-6/220Seneca, SC--


Never Looking Back: The transformation of Jake Venables

Following Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney’s high school camp in June of 2015, a picture of Venables made its way to Scott Littlejohn, the director of Flight School, a sports performance training school in Anderson. Littlejohn texted the picture over to Venables, who had one reaction: give that kid a sandwich.

In-state kicker on Clemson visit: "Every time I go it gets better"

TigerNet recently spoke with kicking prospect BT Potter out of Rock Hill (South Point High) about his trip to the Clemson campus for Clemson's spring game and he came away impressed with what Clemson had to offer.

Two-sport star receives Clemson offer, sets visit date
Alim McNeill’s recruitment has exploded since the beginning of the year, and he added the national champion Clemson Tigers to his list of 33 offers Monday night. As a result, he hopes to visit Clemson later this month, where he will also talk to another of Clemson's coaches.

Recruiting at an elite level? Yes, but "the best is yet to come"
The national narrative has changed, and it changed quicker than I thought. The news surrounding Clemson’s football recruiting has been mostly good for the past week, and it’s easy for those of us who follow the program on a daily basis to keep up with just how good things happen to be at the moment.

Four-star Florida RB details Clemson visit
Jashaun Corbin spent four hours on Clemson’s campus Tuesday, and he hopes it pays off in a late spring offer from the Tigers. Corbin is a 2018 4-star running back out of Melbourne (FL) Holy Trinity who has offers from Florida, Florida St., LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oregon, and Tennessee among others. (Photo courtesy of Nike's The Opening)

Five-star WR says "Clemson is the place to be if you're a receiver"
Five-star wide receiver Justyn Ross has been to Alabama, Auburn and Florida St. for visits, but Clemson is the one that stands out. The 2018 prospect out of Phenix City (AL) Central visited the Clemson campus Tuesday with his coaches and teammates.


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