1999 Signees
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Black, NickOLMaryvilleTN6-5280
Carroll, JasonOLDaltonGA6-63105.3
Chester, JermynOLTitusvilleFL6-42655.0
Ellis, DavidLBBishopvilleSC6-22154.6
Feaster, RodneyLBChesterSC6-22204.5
Harper, CharlesDBQuincyFL6-01954.5
Henry, WilliamOLGreenvilleSC6-52955.3
Houskin, MarcusDBDouglasvilleGA6-11854.45
Howard, J.J.LBBerkeleySC6-4215
Jasmin, ChadRBVacherieLA5-102054.4
Johnson, KevinDBOrangeburgSC6-2190
Lewis, MarcusDLDunwoodyGA6-3270
Mance, BrianDBManningSC6-01854.4
McKelvey, J.J.LBMoncks CornerSC6-4210
Meekins, EricDBEasleySC6-31934.5
Polk, DejuanDLAnson CountyNC6-32404.8
Rambert, BernardRBSummervilleSC6-01904.5
Robinson, GeraldLBColumbiaSC6-12304.7
Simmons, WillieQBQuincyFL6-21854.5
Thomas, RodneyLBDublinGA6-32204.6
Vaughn, KhalidDLAtlantaGA6-5250
Walker, GregOLSumterSC6-4285
White, PaulDLIrmoSC6-4260
Youngblood, KevinWRJacksonvilleFL6-52054.4

Nick Black (Committed to Clemson)

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In high school played both OL and DL....projects as a guard at next level....Played for the Tennessee Class 4A State Champions...has a 3.86 GPA...1170 SAT
Official Visits
UT ChattanoogaJanuary 8
DukeJanuary 15
ClemsonJanuary 22
Thu, Sep 24, 11:50 PM - Saw games at Alabama, Clemson and North Carolina. His favorites include Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, Clemson and Tennessee. (ClemsonLine)

Thu, Nov 26, 00:11 AM - Has been offered by UT Chattanooga and is also hearing from Clemson, Duke, North Carolina and Virginia...attended the Clemson-USC game...plans to set visits with Duke and Chattanooga in January. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 1, 4:27 PM - Visits UT Chattanooga January 8th, Duke on the 15th, Clemson on the 22nd and Brown on the 29th...UTC is his only offer right now. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 10:17 AM - Visited Duke January 15th and did not commit...has also been to Tennessee Chattanooga and is scheduled for Clemson on the 22nd. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 22, 9:52 AM - Committed to Clemson on Thursday. He met earlier in the day with Clemson offensive line coach Ron West. Black was also recruited by Duke, UT Chattanoog and Brown. He will make his official visit to Clemson this weekend. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 25, 11:42 AM - Visited Clemson this past weeekend and remains firm. (Kornblut)

Jason Carroll (Committed to Clemson)

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Signed with Clemson in February but did not qualify...has now qualified on his test score and plan to enroll at Clemson in January. Jason has a twin brother Jeremy who also plays for the Tigers. In high school Jason exceled in the shot put (46') and discus. He averaged 2.5 pancakes a game as a junior.
Official Visits

Jermyn Chester (Committed to Clemson)

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Jacksonville Times-Union Super 75 (#3 rated guard in the state)...All county, All Region and Honorable Mention Central Florida...Plays with good technique and is a very hard worker. Also played on the defensive line. Chester finished the season with 28 pancake blocks. Has a 3.87 GPA and wants to major in computer engineering. Qualified.
Official Visits
SyracuseDecember 4
ClemsonJanuary 8
Fri, Dec 4, 10:40 PM - Visits Syracuse December 4th and will also set up with Florida and Miami...he.s considering Clemson, USC, Florida State, Houston, Temple and Air Force for his other visits...has offers from Clemson, USC, Syracuse, Houston and Temple. (Kornblut)

Thu, Dec 17, 1:16 AM - Has visited Syracuse and will visit Clemson January 8th...other possible visits are USC, Florida, Florida State and Temple...has offers from Clemson, Syracuse and Temple. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 8, 2:47 PM - Clemson and Syracuse lead with Clemson holding a slight advantage. "I definitely want to play on grass not turf", said Chester. Has been to Syracuse already and plans to set a visit to Clemson. (SunShine State)

Sun, Jan 10, 8:00 PM - Committed to Clemson. (Kornblut)

David Ellis (Committed to Clemson)

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Late-bloomer. As a senior he had 115 tackles with 3 INTs. Also plays TE. He had 11 catches for 268 yards. Played in the SC North-South game. Rated 9.25 by Jeff Whitaker.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
Fri, Nov 6, 11:54 PM - Getting phone calls from Clemson, USC, Tennessee and Wake Forerst....Wake has invited him in for a visit...has 115 tackles with 17 for loss, 3 inteceptions and 3 sacks this season. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 11, 00:58 AM - Will set visits with Clemson and Wake Forest in January...also hearing from USC, Tennessee and Georgia Tech...no offers. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 16, 1:16 AM - Committed to Clemson after being offered at his home by Tommy Bowden and Brad Scott. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 16, 11:16 AM - Committed to Clemson last night. (Alliance)

Thu, Dec 17, 1:27 AM - Also drew interest from USC, Tennessee and Wake Forest. (Kornblut)

Rodney Feaster (Committed to Clemson)

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Considered one of the top linebacker prospects in the state. Good speed and quickness. As a senior he played in the North-South game and 94 tackles with 12 tackles for loss, 3 sacks and 18 quarterback hurries. "The atmosphere...players running down the hill before the game, sent chills running up and down my spine," Feaster said. "It was my first time there, but I said early on that I was leaning toward Clemson. I want to be a part of that tradition." Rated 9.50 by Jeff Whitaker. Rated in May as one of the top 15 prospects in the state, Southeastern Recruiting Alliance's Number 5 rated prospect in the state (June 1998), Plano's number 10 rated prospect in South Carolina (July 12, 1998), South Carolina High School Sports Report number 11 rated prospect in the state. As a junior he had 98 tackles, 12 tfls, 5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries. As a tight end, he caught 12 balls for 78 yards and a touchdown. He played basketball where he averaged eight points and 10 rebounds per game. He will also play TE and FB for his HS team this year. Says he is looking for a school with a good graduation rate and he might major in engineering or Computer Programming. Has a 850 SAT. Grew up a Clemson fan. He is being recruited by Clemson assistant Reggie Herring
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
Georgia TechJanuary 15
Wed, May 20 - Still favoring Clemson which has offered...plans to attend Clemson or Georgia Tech summer camp....USC is also in touch along with Virginia, East Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and Maryland. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jun 28, 11:49 AM - Alliancesports sources close to the Tiger program are very confident that Feaster will signed with the Tigers in Feb. (ClemsonLine)

Thu, Jul 9, 5:54 PM - Clemson remains the only school to make an offer at this point and he is a strong lean to the Tigers, but he doesn.t plan to make an early commitment, at least at this point...he has been to Clemson.s camp and won.t be going to any others...he.s also hearing from USC, Georgia Tech, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, North Carolina, Alabama, Michigan and Auburn. (Kornblut)

Mon, Aug 3, 12:09 PM - Says Clemson is the leader but North Caolina and Tennessee are very close. Georgia Tech and South Carolina are also on his list. (CRS)

Mon, Aug 3, 2:13 PM - Clemson remains his only offer and he.s favoring the Tigers but says he won.t make an early commitment...also hearing from USC, Tennessee, Maryland, Virgina and Florida State. (Kornblut)

Mon, Aug 17, 7:56 PM - Clemson remains the only one to offer and he is still leaning to the Tigers, but he is not ready to make a final decision...other contact has been coming from USC, Georgia Tech, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, North Carolina, Alabama, Michigan and Auburn. (Kornblut)

Wed, Sep 9, 5:40 PM - Phone calls have come from Clemson, USC, Tennessee and NC State...Clemson is still his only offer...he plans to attend the Clemson-Virginia Tech game...still a strong lean to Clemson but not ready to commit. (Kornblut)

Sat, Oct 10, 8:51 PM - Clemson remains his only offer and he.s still leaning that way, but he says Georgia Tech is showing a lot of interest and he believes Tech is close to offering...he.s also talking with USC and Tennessee. (Kornblut)

Fri, Oct 23, 11:38 PM - Georgia Tech has now offered....Clemson had offered earlier....also talking with USC and Tennessee...getting mail from Florida State, North Carolina and Kentucky...says four of his visits will be Clemson, USC, Georgia Tech and Tennessee...still a lean to Clemson with Georgia Tech and Tennessee close for second. (Kornblut)

Mon, Nov 9, 11:42 PM - Florida State has started calling but hasn.t offered...he has offers from Clemson and Georgia Tech...tentatively scheduled to visit Clemson January 8th...also plans to set trips with Georgia Tech, Tennessee and possibly USC and Florida State....still leaning to Clemson with Georgia Tech and Tennessee a close second. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 11, 00:59 AM - Still favoring Clemson and has offers from Clemson and Georgia Tech...visits Georgia Tech January 15th and Clemson the 22nd...also talking with USC and Tennessee. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 15, 7:02 PM - Has narrowed his choices down to Clemson and Georgia Tech. He says they are dead even at this point. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 16, 1:06 AM - Has narrowed his list to Clemson and Georgia Tech...visits Clemson January 8th and Georgia Tech on the 15th. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 29, 8:49 PM - Plans to decide this week between Clemson and Georgia Tech...says as of today there is no favorite. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 30, 11:29 AM - Says will announce a decision between Clemson and Georgia Tech on Friday. Says no favorite. (Plyler)

Fri, Jan 1, 4:38 PM - No decision yet between Clemson and Georgia Tech...says he might not have a decision before Monday. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 1, 10:50 PM - has committed to Clemson over Georgia Tech. He notified Clemson of his decision in a phone call this afternoon. Feaster is rated among the top LBs in SC. He narrowed his choices to the two ACC schools last week after also considering USC, Tennessee and others. Feaster played in the North-South game and had over 150 tackles this season. (Kornblut)

Charles Harper (Committed to Clemson)

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Teammate of QB Willie Simmons...is also a baseball prospect. Physical and tough player with very good speed. Lacks somewhat on great closing speed and instincts. As a senior he had 75 tackles and six INTs. Qualified.
Official Visits
Georgia Tech
ClemsonJanuary 15
Wed, Jan 13, 10:20 PM - Scheduled to visit Clemson this weekend along with his teammate QB Willie Simmons...has visited Georgia Tech and is also looking at Florida and Central Florida. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 17, 8:01 PM - Committed to Clemson. (Kornblut)

William Henry (Committed to Clemson)

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Max Emfinger's Super Dixie Top 100 Bluechips.. AJC Super Southern 100...All-County...AP All-State..Rated 9.25 by Jeff Whitaker..Probably the second best offensive lineman in the state behind Kevin Breedlove of Daniel. Some coaches think he may even be a better athlete than Breedlove....he has great feet and excellent quickness. He benches and squats 375. Also participates in varsity basketball and the shot put. Says he is looking for a place that has very good academics, and a coach who is committed to that University for the long term. William has a 3.2 GPA and will qualify easily. He camped at North and South Carolina this summer. He is being recruited by Clemson assistant Rodney Allison.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
South CarolinaJanuary 15
GeorgiaJanuary 22
Wed, May 20 - Continues to draw a lot of interest and tops on his current list are USC, Clemson, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest...Duke and Georgia Tech have also called for film. (Kornblut)

Sat, Jun 6 - Has now been offered by Clemson and USC...also getting interest from North Carolina, Wake Forest, Virginia, Duke and Ohio State. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jun 29, 5:08 PM - No new offers since USC and Clemson offered in the spring...also hearing from North Carolina, Wake Forest, Virginia, Tennessee, Purdue and Georgia Tech....has no favorite overall....does favor USC over Clemson....will go to North Carolina camp. (Kornblut)

Thu, Jul 30, 10:26 AM - North Carolina and South Carolina lead Georgia Tech, Tennessee, and Wake Forest. (Border Wars)

Mon, Aug 3, 2:13 PM - Has offers from Clemson and USC and is also getting interest from Georgia Tech, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky....not indicating a favorite. (Kornblut)

Mon, Aug 17, 7:55 PM - Clemson and USC the only two to offer so far but he is also hearing from North Carolina, Wake Forest, Virginia, Tennessee, Purdue, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Stanford and Harvard. (Kornblut)

Fri, Sep 4, 11:50 PM - Calls this week have come from Clemson, USC, Purdue, Duke, Wake Forest and Virginia...Clemson and USC are the only offers so far....says he has no favorite. (Kornblut)

Wed, Sep 23, 3:27 PM - Will attend the Clemson-Wake Forest game. His current favorites include South Carolina, Wake Forest, Purdue, Virginia and Georgia Tech. Has offers only from USC and Clemson. (ClemsonLine)

Fri, Sep 25, 10:11 PM - Georgia Tech is now calling him along with USC, Clemson, Purdue, Duke, Wake Forest and Virginia...attended the USC-Georgia game and will be at the Clemson-Wake Forest game...says he has no favorite. (Kornblut)

Fri, Oct 23, 11:31 PM - Clemson and USC remain his only offers so far...has not set any official visits but he plans to do so with those two...has been to two games at USC and one at Clemson...says he has no favorite. (Kornblut)

Mon, Nov 9, 11:47 PM - Has scheduled an official visit to Clemson for January 8th...will also set visits with USC and Wake Forest...Clemson and USC have offered and he.s also talking with Virginia, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, East Tennessee and Marshall. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 4, 11:46 PM - Has scheduled visits with Clemson January 8th, USC on the 15th and Georgia Tech and on the 22nd...has offers from Clemson and USC, and Georgia Tech is indicating it will offer. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 5, 10:12 PM - No changes with his schedule...visits Clemson January 8th, USC on the 15th and Georgia Tech on the 22nd...says he has no favorite. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:42 AM - Good visit to Clemson but did not commit...will visit USC on the 15th and is scheduled for Georgia Tech on the 22nd but might have a decision after USC visit. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 8:12 PM - Looks like he will commit to Clemson very soon. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 19, 11:17 AM - Says he could have a decision today or tommorrow. Clemson is scheduled to be in his home tonight. South Carolina will also be in his home later this week. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 19, 5:59 PM - Clemson offensive line coach Ron West is to be in his home tonight and he's expected to commit to the Tigers at that time. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 19, 9:55 PM - Committed to Clemson over South Carolina. Says Clemson felt like one big family. (Border Wars)

Marcus Houskin (Committed to Clemson)

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DBDouglasvilleGADouglas Co6-11854.45
Camped at Clemson over the summer impressing the coaching staff enough to offer him then. As a junior, he had 36 tackles and 3 INTs. As a senior, Houskin had 3 more INTs and returned one kick for a TD. Says he is looking forward to being challenged more often at the next level because he rarely has the ball thrown to his side of the field. Has good flexibility and acceleration. Rated a 9.25 by Jeff Whitaker.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 15
Tue, Sep 15, 7:09 PM - Has been offered by Clemson and is favoring the Tigers...has also been called by Auburn and Alabama-Birmingham. (Kornblut)

Wed, Nov 4, 6:01 PM - Committed to Clemson...Tigers were the only team to offer but he.d been favoring them since the summer...also contacted by Auburn, Alabama Birmingham, Troy State, UT Chattanooga, Eastern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee State...has 50 tackles and 3 interceptions this season and has 1 kickoff return for a touchdown. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 18, 11:37 PM - Has been committed to Clemson and says the commitment is firm...will visit Clemson January 15th and no other visits are planned. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 10, 10:27 PM - He will visit Clemson on January 15 instead of January 8. (Plyler)

Sun, Jan 17, 8:32 PM - Visited this weekend and commitment is firm. He was hosted by Keith Adams. Says he is fully qualified now. (Plyler)

J.J. Howard (Committed to Clemson)

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As a senior he had 88 tackles and 12 sacks and his team had a 12-2 record. As a junior he had 110 tackles and 10 sacks. Will play either defensive end or linebacker. Impressive in the North-South Game. He is being recruited by Clemson assistant Reggie Herring. Howard also plays on the basketball team at Hanahan. Rated a 9.25 by Jeff Whitaker.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
Wed, Jun 24, 3:55 PM - Has been offered by NC State....went to Clemson camp last week and the Tigers are also showing interest along with USC, Georgia Tech and North Carolina...Clemson is his favorite. (Kornblut)

Tue, Aug 25, 7:03 PM - NC State remains the only school to offer so far...he is also getting regular contact from Clemson, USC, North Carolina, East Carolina and East Tennessee State...continues to favor Clemson. (Kornblut)

Fri, Sep 18, 9:44 PM - NC State remains his only offer...he is getting calls from State along with Clemson, USC, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and Virginia....says Clemson, NC State and North Carolina are showing the most interest. (Kornblut)

Thu, Sep 24, 11:42 PM - Has six sacks in four games. Favorites include Clemson, N.C. State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia Tech. (ClemsonLine)

Tue, Oct 20, 11:42 PM - Will schedule an official visit withi Ole Miss...NC State remains his only offer so far...also talking with USC, Clemson and Virginia Tech. (Kornblut)

Wed, Nov 11, 1:07 PM - Has scheduled official visits to Ole Miss for January 15th and Virgnia Tech for January 29th...will visit NC State and Clemson in December but dates haven.t been set...he says he likes Clemson and would commit if offered...NC State is his only offer so far. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 11, 00:54 AM - Has offers from Clemson, NC State and Citadel...visits The Citadel January 8th, Ole Miss on the 15th and Wake Forest on the 22nd...no favorite. (Kornblut)

Sat, Jan 2, 2:58 PM - Has commited to the Tigers although he will not officially commit until his visit to Clemson. He has moved his visit date up from January 22 to January 8. He has canceled visits to the Citadel, NC State, and Wake Forest. He had offers from NC State and Wake Forest. (Plyler)

Chad Jasmin (Committed to Clemson)

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RBVacherieLASt James5-102054.4
As a senior, rushed for 1427 yards and 21 TDs including the 4 playoff games he had 202 carries for 2088 yards and 33 TDs. First team All-Metro in New Orleans and Offensive MVP....the 1998 Times-Picayune Small Schools Offensive Player of the Year.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 15
Wed, Jan 6, 10:29 PM - Committed to Tulane before Tommy Bowden left for the Tigers and now has changed his mind about Tulane. His coach said "He's got five visits planned, and Tulane's not on the list. He's going to visit LSU, Clemson, Nebraska, Memphis and Cal." (Times-Picayune)

Thu, Jan 7, 7:09 PM - Was committed to Tulane but is no longer and is now very interested in Clemson...he visits LSU January 14th, Clemson January 16th, Nebraska on the 22nd, Memphis on the 25th and Cal on the 28th. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 17, 8:07 PM - Has committed to Clemson. There are mixed reports as to whether or not he will take anymore visits.

Mon, Jan 18, 10:37 AM - Committed but says he will take visits to Nebraska and LSU the next two weeks, but says he.s solid with his Clemson commitment. (Kornblut)

Thu, Jan 21, 6:20 PM - Cancelled his two remaining scheduled visits to Nebraska and LSU and is firm with his Clemson commitment. (Kornblut)

Kevin Johnson (Committed to Clemson)

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Also played WR and Kick Returner this season. Transferred from Oklahoma after his junior season where he was a running back and rushed for over 2000 yds. As a receiver he also caught 28 passes for 600 yards with 6 TDs. He also had 50 tackles and 6 INTs. He also competes in the 100 m and long jump . Attended Orange and White game. Rated a 9.5 by Jeff Whitaker.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 15
Sat, Jun 6 - Tenn has followed him from Oklahoma and may lead. Supposed to camp at Clemson.

Thu, Jun 11 - Clemson and USC are involved along with Tennessee, Georgia, East Carolina, Kansas State, Oklahoma State and Hampton. (Kornblut)

Tue, Sep 1, 11:43 PM - Says he has offers from Clemson and Kansas State....also hearing from Tennessee, Georgia and Nebraska....says he.s favoring Clemson right now. (Kornblut)

Fri, Sep 25, 9:58 PM - Continues to favor Clemson...phone calls are coming from Clemson, Georgia, Tennessee, Kansas State and Oklahoma...will attend the Clemson-Wake Forest game this weekend....now playing some WR. (Kornblut)

Tue, Oct 27, 11:10 PM - Has scheduled two official visits...Clemson January 8th and Hampton January 15th...also plans to set a visit with Kansas State...Clemson, Kansas State and South Carolina State have offered...also talking with Georgia, Tennessee and Oklahoma...favoring Clemson. (Kornblut)

Thu, Nov 26, 00:15 AM - Has offers from Clemson and South Carolina State and is also hearing from Kansas State, Tennessee, Wake Forest and Hampton...scheduled to visit Clemson January 15th and is favoring Clemson. (Kornblut)

Mon, Dec 7, 6:15 PM - Will visit Clemson January 15th and also plans to set up dates with Kansas State and SC State...Clemson and SC State have offered and he.s favoring Clemson. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 9:16 PM - Committed to Clemson tonight...Tiger assistant coach Rick Stockstill was in the home this afternoon. Also drew interest from Kansas State, Tennessee, SC State and Hampton. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 11:16 PM - Canceled official visits to Georgia Tech, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Kansas State after committing. (ClemsonLine)

Fri, Jan 8, 11:18 AM - He has moved his visit to January 15 due to a conflict that his mother had. (Plyler)

Marcus Lewis (Committed to Clemson)

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Official Visits
Boston College
ClemsonJanuary 8
NC StateJanuary 15
Tue, Jan 5, 10:34 PM - Has visited Miami and Boston College and will visit Clemson January 8th and NC State on January 15th...also looking at Virginia and Florida. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:41 AM - Had a good visit and is leaning to Clemson at this point but will visit NC State next weekend before he decides...has also visited Boston College and Miami. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 10:12 AM - Visited NC State over the weekend and did not commit...says hes favoring Clemson and expects to announce something Monday or Tuesday...also considering Boston College and Miami. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 8:09 PM - Says he is committed to Clemson he will officially commit to the clemson coaches on Tuesday. (Kornblut)

Brian Mance (Committed to Clemson)

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Plays RB, DB, and kick returner but is being recruited primarily as a defensive back. Very quick and can run stride for stride with receivers. Good hitter that plays the run well. Rated 10.0 by Jeff Whitaker..Bill Buchalter's Southeast's Super 26..As a senior he had 7 INTs and played in the Shrine Bowl. As a junior, he had 88 tackles, 9 breakups, 5 INTs and 5 fumbles caused and 3 fumbles recovered. He also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a TD. He says that he is looking for a school with a good combination of academics and athletics and plans to major in elementary education...Benches 310 lbs...squats 420lbs. He camped at Clemson this summer. He also plays baseball and runs the 100 in track (10.6). He is being recruiting by Clemson assistant Brad Scott. Said he grew up liking Clemson.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
Ohio StateJanuary 15
South CarolinaJanuary 18
Tue, Jun 16 - Has been offered by USC, Clemson, NC State and Ohio State...no favorite. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jun 30, 8:11 PM - No new offers since the ones from USC, Clemson, NC State and Ohio State....he is also hearing from Georgia, Duke, Georgia Tech, East Carolina, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Florida State, Florida and Purdue...no lean at this point. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jul 10, 3:21 PM - Has received offers from Ohio State, Clemson, and South Carolina. Says Clemson, South Carolina, and Ohio State, along with Florida, North Carolina, Florida State and Notre Dame are his early favorites. Camped at Clemson and said that he enjoyed himself and was impressed by their facilities and coaches. (ClemsonLine)

Mon, Aug 3, 12:20 PM - His list in no order is OSU,FSU,Fl,NC,TN and Clemson. Says he will narrow this list down after the season. (CRS)

Mon, Aug 3, 2:11 PM - Offers have come from USC, Clemson, Ohio State and NC State...also contact from North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Florida State and Notre Dame...no favorite. (Kornblut)

Fri, Aug 28, 5:10 PM - He has offers from Clemson, South Carolina, NC State, and Ohio State. Also getting interest from Notre Dame, Tennessee, Florida State, Florida, and North Carolina. Clemson leads. (CRS)

Tue, Sep 22, 11:04 PM - Official offer list has grown to include USC, Clemson, Ohio State, NC State, Purdue and Georgia...also getting calls from North Carolina, Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame and Tennessee. (Kornblut)

Sat, Oct 3, 11:47 PM - Now listing his top six as Ohio State, Florida, Notre Dame, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida State...has no individual leader...USC and Clemson have also offered. (Kornblut)

Wed, Oct 21, 7:39 PM - Has not set his dates but says three of his official visits will be Tennessee, Georgia and Ohio State...also considering Clemson, USC, Florida State, NC State and Notre Dame...says he has no single favorite, and prefers Clemson over USC as far as the in-state schools are concerned. (Kornblut)

Mon, Nov 9, 11:46 PM - Wake Forest and Penn State have started calling...has offers from USC, Clemson, NC State, Ohio State, Purdue and Georgia...has not decided on his official visits...says he has not individual favorite. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 8, 7:34 PM - Says his only visits will be to Ohio State, Tennessee and Georgia...has not heard from new USC and Clemson coaches but he hasn.t closed the door on doing something with them once they get in touch. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 16, 1:11 AM - Has scheduled a visit to Clemson for January 8th...has Ohio State down for the 15th..also looking at Georgia, Notre Dame and NC State for visits. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 11:37 AM - Will visit Clemson on January 9th. Says he is wide-open. He also likes Notre Dame, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio State, and South Carolina. (Border Wars)

Thu, Dec 24, 1:00 AM - Clemson is his only set visit now and that.s January 8th...also plans to set up Ohio State, Tennessee, Georgia and either USC or Notre Dame...USC was in the home Tuesday...he.s also had in home visits from Georga, NC State and Tennessee. (Kornblut)

Mon, Dec 28, 11:16 PM - Visits Clemson January 8th and has put Ohio State down for the 15th...those are the only visits he has set at this point. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 30, 11:10 AM - Has said the four schools he has narrowed his list down to are Clemson, Ohio State, Tennessee, and Georgia. He has or will set visit with these. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 5, 2:07 AM - Has filled out his visits with USC January 18th, Tennessee on the 22nd and Georgia on the 29th....he visits Clemson on January 8th and Ohio State on the 15th...all have offered. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 10, 9:15 PM - Said about his trip "I had a very good time, I like everything about the place." He will continue with visits. (Border Wars)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:40 AM - Very good visit...did not commit...will visit Ohio State next weekend followed by USC on the 18th, Tennessee on the 22nd and Georgia on the 29th...lean to Clemson right now. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jan 13, 2:22 PM - Decided to drop Tennessee from consideration. He will not visit the Vols. Still considering Clemson, Georgia, South Carolina. (ClemsonLine)

Wed, Jan 13, 10:10 PM - Is no longer considering Tennessee and has scratched his January 22nd visit to Knoxville...has been to Clemson and will visit Ohio State on the 15th and USC on the 18th...Georgia is scheduled for the 29th. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 19, 11:21 AM - Moved his visit to Georgia up one weekend. Says he has no lean. He might have a decision after that trip. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 19, 6:07 PM - Visited Ohio State and USC over the weekend and says they both went well...he is scheduled to visit Georgia January 22nd...has also been to Clemson....says there is no leader...Clemson is in the home tommorrow night and Ohio State is in on Thursday night. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jan 20, 4:08 PM - Clemson has in home visit with him tonight...Ohio State is due in on Thursday...scheduled to visit Georgia this weekend...also considering USC. (Kornblut)

Thu, Jan 21, 6:23 PM - Said this afternoon he has cancelled his weekend visit to Georgia and plans to have a decision tonight between Clemson and USC...and as of this afternoon he was leaning to Clemson...Clemson was in his home last night. (Kornblut)

Thu, Jan 21, 6:48 PM - Committed to Clemson over South Carolina and Ohio State. (Kornblut)

J.J. McKelvey (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
LBMoncks CornerSCBerkley6-4210
Did not qualify out of high school. He stayed home working and working on his test score and has now qualified. He enroll in January. Played WR/DB in high school. Had 19 catches for 385 yards and 4 TDs. Also had had 9 INTs and 37 tackles...played in the North-South Game. Jeff Whitaker said he liked him for his defensive skills. He plays the ball well and can go up and get it. He does a good job of staying with receivers. And his height is a major asset. He will play LB for the Tigers, however. He was recruited by Clemson assistant Brad Scott.
Official Visits
ClemsonDecember 18
Mon, Dec 21, 11:48 AM - Committed to Clemson after visiting this weekend. (Plyler)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:35 AM - Says he will enroll for classes tommorrow at Clemson...whatever problem with his transcript that prevented him from enrolling last week has been cleared up. (Kornblut)

Eric Meekins (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
Originally signed with Clemson out of high school but did not qualify. Played last year at Fork Union Prep School as a free safety. He had 50 tackles and 3 INTs. He is qualified now and will enroll in Jan. Played defensive back and running back in high school. As senior rushed for 2116 yards and 22 TDs and played CB in the Shrine Bowl. Gained 1748 yards as a junior and scored 21 TDs. As a cornerback and made 37 tackles and recorded 4 INTs. Rated a 4 by Forest Davis and 9.50 by Jeff Whitaker.
Official Visits
Virginia TechDecember 4
MinnesotaDecember 11
ClemsonDecember 18
Tue, Dec 15, 7:38 PM - Has De-committed to Clemson. Has visited Minnesota and Virginia Tech. Will visit West Virginia on the weekend of December 19. (Kornblut)

Mon, Dec 21, 11:30 AM - Looks to be leaning to the Tigers after a visit this weekend. He will announce his decision on Wed. (Plyler)

Mon, Dec 21, 11:31 PM - Made an unofficial visit to Clemson December 19th and plans to have a decision by Tuesday night or Wednesday...is a former Clemson signee who did not qualify...played at Fork Union Prep this season and is now qualified and can enroll in school in January...also considering Virginia Tech and Minnesota...Minnesota was in his home this afternoon...not indicating a lean. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 10:55 PM - Will announce tommorrow for either Clemson, Minnesota or Virginia Tech. (Kornblut)

Wed, Dec 23, 10:49 AM - Has commited to Clemson. He will enrolled in January and be able to attend spring practice. (Plyler)

Dejuan Polk (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
DLAnson CountyNCWadesboro6-32404.8
Played for North Carolina in the Shrine Bowl. Rated the #27 best player in NC according to the Fayetteville Observer-Times. Needs to add some pounds but could be an impact player. What he lacks in size he makes up for in strength and speed....powerful player who explodes off the ball and excels at rushing the passer. Benches over 300 lbs....alos doubles as a TE on offense. Wants to major in engineering. Has a 3.6 GPA and has taken Algebra II, Trig, and Physics. Qualified.
Official Visits
East Carolina
ClemsonJanuary 8
NC StateJanuary 15
Fri, Jan 8, 9:28 PM - Visiting Clemson this weekend...goes to NC State State next weekend...he has been East Carolina...all have offered. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 10, 8:09 PM - Visited Clemson this weekend. Did not commit but says he is leaning to Clemson. (Plyler)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:43 AM - Did not commit...will visit NC State January 15th...also considering East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 12, 11:26 PM - Will visit NC State January 15th before he makes a decision...visited Clemson January 8th...also considering East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 10:18 AM - Visited NC State over the weekend and did not commit...says he will likely have a decision by Thusday between Clemson, NC State and East Carolina....leaning to Clemson. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 19, 11:20 AM - Both Tommy Bowden and Mike O'Cain will be in his home tonight. Says he could have a decision tommorrow. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 19, 6:02 PM - Clemson's Tommy Bowden was in his home this afternoon and NC States Mike OCain is due in tommorrow night...he is also considering East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jan 20, 4:31 PM - Decision Thursday morning between Clemson, NC State and East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Thu, Jan 21, 6:21 PM - Decision is pending between Clemson, NC State and East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 22, 6:51 PM - Committed to Clemson after first committing to NC State yesterday and then changing his mind...also considered East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Bernard Rambert (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
Considered to be the second best RB in South Carolina after Derek Watson. Most other years he would be considered #1. Rambert is a speed back with more finesse than Derek Watson. He combines speed and power but also catches the football well coming out of the backfield. He is a good athlete with big play ability. As a senior he had 1885 yards and 17 TDs and was named to the Shrine Bowl. His team was 15-0, won the Division I-AAAA state championship, and also finished ranked 21st nationally. Named the offensive back of the year on The Charleston Post and Courier's 1998 All-Lowcountry team. Named the top junior in Region 6-AAAA in South Carolina...Tom Lemming Top 200 (April 1998)...Max Emfinger's Super Dixie Top 100 Bluechips (May 1998)...SuperPrep Pre-season Elite 101 (May 1998)...finished 4th in both the 200 meters (22.04) & 400 meters (48.93) in the state Class AAAA meet as a junior...Southeastern Recruiting Alliance's Number 12 rated prospect in the state (June 1998)...combines speed with pretty good power..SuperPrep Pre-season Elite 100 (June 25, 1998). As a Junior he gained 1,885 yards on 190 carries scored 17 touchdowns. Bench presses 245 lbs. and squats 530. Favorite school growing up was FSU but not in consideration cause it is too far way. Coach Rick Stockstill is recruiting him for Clemson. He did not camp anywhere this summer and is planning to take all of his visits. Says he is looking for a school that has a record of graduating football players and having them get good jobs after school. Has a 9.5 rating from Jeff Whitaker and 4 rating from Forrest Davis.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 8
South CarolinaJanuary 15
Mon, Jun 8 - Said today USC is his current favorite...he has been offered by USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech and NC State...he.s also getting interest from Notre Dame and North Carolina. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jun 16 - Says USC is his favorite...has been offered by USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech and NC State. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jun 19 - List includes South Carolina, Clemson, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and North Carolina State. Both Clemson and South Carolina have offered.

Thu, Jul 9, 5:53 PM - Continues to favor USC but does not plan to make an early decision...he.s been offered by USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech and NC State...also hearing from Notre Dame, North Carolina and Auburn. (Kornblut)

Mon, Aug 3, 2:12 PM - Still favoring USC...has offers from USC, Clemson, NC State and Georgia Tech....also hearing from Auburn,East Carolina and Virginia. (Kornblut)

Tue, Aug 11, 11:38 PM - South Carolina leads early becuase of a trip to a Gamecock game he took last year. Also considering Clemson, North Carolina, NC ST, ECU and Georgia Tech. (CRS)

Fri, Aug 28, 5:14 PM - Has offers from South Carolina, Clemosn, Georgia Tech, and NC State. Also getting interest from Notre Dame, North Carolina, and Auburn. Georgia, Purdue, and East Carolina have also just begun to show interest. Top 6 is South Carolina, Clemson, NC State, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, and Auburn. (CRS)

Wed, Sep 2, 00:10 AM - Rushed for 149 yards on eight carries in the first half and played sparingly in the second half, with only four carries for 21 yards. He had scoring runs of 38 and 80 yards. (Charleston Post & Courier)

Tue, Oct 6, 00:03 AM - Phone calls coming from Clemson, USC, Georgia Tech, NC State, Purdue, North Carolina and Georgia...offers remain the same with USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech and NC State the four....still open on his decision. (Kornblut)

Wed, Nov 11, 1:06 PM - Missouri is the latest school to offer joining USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech and NC State with offers on the table...says his likely visits will be USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech, NC State and Missouri...no leader right now...has 1400 yds and 16 tds. (Kornblut)

Sun, Dec 6, 11:57 PM - Was on phone with Tommy Bowden on Thursday night. "I was impressed with him." No favorite. He will set up visits with N.C. State, South Carolina, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Missouri. (Charleston Post and Courier)

Wed, Dec 16, 1:10 AM - Has not set dates for visits but will with USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech, NC State and Missouri. (Kornblut)

Mon, Dec 21, 5:20 PM - Committed to Clemson. (Plyler)

Mon, Dec 21, 11:43 PM - Has committed to Clemson and will visit on January 8th...also considered USC, NC State, Missouri and Georgia Tech. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 8, 11:20 AM - South Carolina had a in-home visit this week but he is still a firm Clemson commitment. (Plyler)

Fri, Jan 8, 9:25 PM - Committed to Clemson and is visiting Clemson this weekend, but he said last night he has scheduled a visit to USC for January 15th...says he.s still committed to Clemson. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:43 AM - Will not visit USC and is a firm commitment to Clemson. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 12, 11:12 AM - Talked to him last night and he said there would be no more visits and his commitment is firm. (Plyler)

Sun, Jan 17, 8:59 PM - He did visit South Carolina this weekend but says he is firm with his commitment to Clemson. He will not take any more visits. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 19, 6:11 PM - Committed to Clemson but Lou Holtz is scheduled for an in home visit Wednesday Night. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 22, 7:03 PM - Had an in home visit with USC coach Lou Holtz Wednesday night but says he.s still firm with his Clemson commitment and will sign with the Tigers. (Kornblut)

Gerald Robinson (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
LBColumbiaSCRichard NE6-12304.7
Out of high school signed with South Carolina but did not qualify. He was 2 time All State. He was named to Shrine Bowl even though he missed half his senior season with a broken foot..had 318 career tackles with 44 for loss and 34 sacks. SRA said he was the biggest hitter at LB they have seen in years. Was rated 9.5 rating from Jeff Whitaker and 4+ rating from Forrest Davis. As a junior he had 173 tackles, 14 sacks, 3 interceptions, 5 caused fumbles, and 6 fumble recoveries.
Official Visits
ClemsonDecember 18
Mon, Dec 21, 11:49 AM - Committed to Clemson but is 20 points shy on his SAT right now. (Plyler)

Willie Simmons (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
Superb athlete who looks to throw first.... extremely accurate and great leader. 22-4 record as a starter. As a senior passed for 2457 yards and 32 TDs... also scrambled for nearly 500 yards and 3TDs. Max Emfinger's Super Dixie Top 100 Bluechips...Jacksonville Super 75 (#2QB)..First Team All-State...Sunshine State Recruiting's Preseason Top 100. As a junior, he was 140-243 for 2,133 yards and 26 TDs. He was also named All-State, All Big Bend, and the offensive MVP of the county. Grades are good. As of July he had a 3.8 overall and an 1140 on SAT. He attended camps at Auburn, Alabama, and Georgia Tech. He is being recruited by Clemson assistant Rick Stockstill. Nicknames are "Ray Ray" and "Shotgun"
Official Visits
SyracuseDecember 4
MiamiDecember 18
Georgia TechJanuary 8
ClemsonJanuary 15
Florida StJanuary 22
Thu, Jun 4 - Highly ranked QB....lists Auburn as his current favorite with Clemson and Kentucky also near the top of his list...each has offered...Simmons has said he plans to leave the state. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jun 15 - Has offers from Ohio State, Alabama, Syracuse, Clemson, Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Stanford, and dozens of other schools across the land. Grew up an Auburn fan. (Alliancesports)

Sat, Jun 27, 2:53 PM - At the Bowden Academy in Auburn he won the Most Valuable Quarterback Award. Also had a 63-yard throw in the long toss competition. He is currently leaning to Auburn over Notre Dame, Kentucky, Alabama, Ohio State, Stanford and Clemson. (Alliancesports)

Wed, Jul 8, 8:20 PM - His grandmother says that Auburn is her grandson's top choice, but they don't offer, Clemson who has already offered may be the team. (ClemsonLine)

Tue, Aug 4, 8:42 PM - Clemson remains in pursuit and has offered along with Auburn, Kentucky, Notre Dame and Georgia Tech...favors Auburn. (Kornblut)

Thu, Aug 6, 00:28 AM - Considering Auburn, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Syracuse, and Stanford. All of those have offered as well as South Carolina and Alabama. (Sunshine State)

Tue, Sep 8, 11:36 PM - He currently has offers from Alabama, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Stanford, South Carolina, Syracuse, and Boston College. His current TOP5 is Georgia Tech, Clemson, Kentucky, Alabama, and Auburn who has yet to offer. (CRS)

Thu, Sep 10, 7:30 PM - Has offers from USC, Clemson, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Syracuse and Boston College...plays to visit Georgia Tech in December....lists his top five as Clemson, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Alabama and Auburn. (Kornblut)

Mon, Sep 21, 11:17 PM - In his last game completed 14 of 30 passes for 182 yards and 2 TDs.

Wed, Sep 30, 9:45 AM - Clemson and Georgia Tech will be two of his official visits....they have offered along with USC, Syracuse, Boston College, Kentucky, Notre Dame, Stanford and Alabama...listing his top five as Clemson, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Auburn and Stanford. (Kornblut)

Wed, Oct 7, 9:20 PM - Has set two official visits...Georgia Tech December 11th and Clemson January 8th....also considering Auburn, Syracuse and Kentucky. (Kornblut)

Wed, Oct 28, 00:02 AM - So far this season his 95 of 182 for 1,562 yards and 21 TDs with 5 INTs. Says Georgia Tech leads Auburn, Clemson, Miami, and Syracuse. Says he wants to major in engineering. Also says he would like to learn from Joe Hamilton for a year and then battle for starting job. (Border Wars)

Mon, Nov 16, 11:30 PM - Has set visits with Syracuse December 4th, Miami December 18th, Georgia Tech January 8th and Clemson January 15th...fifth visit will be either Notre Dame or Auburn...he currently favors Georgia Tech...has thrown for 1987 yards and 28 touchdowns thus far. (Clemson)

Tue, Dec 8, 7:31 PM - Has scheduled Auburn for January 22nd and that.s his fifth trip...he has been to Syracuse and will go to Miami December 18th, Georgia Tech January 8th and Clemson on the 15th...continues to favor Georgia Tech. (Kornblut)

Thu, Dec 10, 3:43 PM - Gets an offer from FSU but says does not change his top 5 which are Georgia Tech, Syracuse, Auburn, Clemson, and Miami. (ClemsonLine)

Tue, Dec 15, 1:22 PM - (Auburn) coaches have so impressed Simmons that he is thinking of moving up his visit to the Plains- which was originally scheduled for January 23rd- up a week or two. He will visit Miami on an official trip this weekend, followed by Georgia Tech on January 8th. Willie is currently scheduled to visit Clemson on the weekend of January 16th. (Alliance)

Mon, Dec 21, 12:20 PM - Says Miami was a super trip and he really liked the players and their atmosphere, but Georgia Tech still leads. (Border Wars)

Tue, Dec 22, 10:46 PM - Has visited Syracuse and Miami and has Georgia Tech January 8th, Clemson on the 15th and Auburn on the 22nd...he.s probably Clemson.s #1 QB target right now. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 1, 4:31 PM - Is deciding between Clemson, Auburn, Georgia Tech and Florida State...has cut Syracuse and Miami from his list...he visited those two in December...he goes to Georgia Tech on the 8th, Clemson on the 15th, Auburn on the 22nd, and will go to FSU unofficially...says he likes what Clemson will do on offense and likes Tommy Bowden...says there is no clear favorite right now. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 5, 11:29 AM - Plyler says it is possible for Georgia Tech to "wrapped him up" after this weekend. (Plyler)

Fri, Jan 8, 11:30 AM - Now is the only QB Clemson is actively recruiting. (Plyler)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:30 AM - Visited Georgia Tech and did not commit...will visit Clemson next weekend and Auburn on the 22nd...plans to have a decision after the Auburn trip...says he has no favorite. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 17, 8:39 PM - Says he had a great visit to Clemson. He was hosted by Brian Wofford. Says he was impressed with atmospshere and facilities. Says he is down to Clemson and Georgia Tech. He could have a decision by the end of the week. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 11:30 PM - No decision yet with Clemson and Georgia Tech the top two...visited Clemson over the weekend...might visit Auburn or Florida State this coming weekend if he doesn.t make a decision before then. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jan 20, 7:10 PM - Cancelled visit this weekend to Auburn. He will visit Florida State this weekend instead. Bobby Bowden was in his home last night. Visited Clemson last weekend.

Thu, Jan 21, 6:19 PM - Has decided to visit Florida State this weekend before he makes a decision...he had been trying to decide between Clemson and Georgia Tech before deciding to visit FSU...Auburn was also involved but he.s eliminated them...a Georgia Tech assistant was in his home last night and Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden will be in his home tonight...he says Clemson and Tech remains the top two and they.re basically even. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 24, 8:46 PM - Visited Florida St. this weekend. Says he will have a decision at 10:30am this Tuesday morning between FSU, Clemson, and Georgia Tech. Says he is looking for a place where he can play early enough to satisfy his goals. (Plyler)

Mon, Jan 25, 11:28 AM - Visited Florida State over the weekend and did not commit...says he will have an announcment at his school Tuesday morning at 10:30...he says Clemson and Georgia Tech are even for the lead...he did say Georgia Tech is scheduled to be in his home Tuesday night. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 25, 12:45 PM - Will decide between Clemson and Georgia Tech tonight and will announce a decision in a press conference tommorrow morning at 10:30 EST. Is VERY even at this point between the two schools, "I might go all day thinking that I want to go Clemson, and at the end of the day I'll change my mind to Tech. The next day it might be Tech. I really don't know what I'm going to do yet." (ClemsonLine)

Tue, Jan 26, 9:45 AM - Committed to Clemson over Georgia Tech and Florida State. (Tallahassee Democrat)

Rodney Thomas (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
LBDublinGAWest Laurens6-32204.6
AJC Georgia Top 50...AJC Super Southern 100...As a senior he had 148 tackles, 10 sacks, 6 caused fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries. Also rushed for 746 yards and 10TDs as a fullback. As a junior, he had 178 tackles and 18 sacks. Ranked among the top 15 linebackers nationally by the National Recruiting Advisor. Qualified academically with a 3.1 GPA and an 850 SAT. Benches 400 lbs, squats 600, and has a 33 inch vertical. May commit early.
Official Visits
Wake ForestDecember 18
ClemsonJanuary 8
Mon, Aug 24, 10:56 PM - Says Clemson is a big leader for him right now and he says he has offers from the Tigers, Georgia, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Florida and Tennessee...also drawing interest from Florida State. (Kornblut)

Mon, Oct 12, 11:35 PM - Clemson and Georgia Tech are his only offers at this point...he.s also getting calls from Florida, Florida State, NC State, Louisville, Georgia and Wake Forest...at one time was a strong lean to Clemson but now he says he.s open...has not been to any games but is planning on going to the Georgia Tech Tech, Clemson-USC and Georgia-Florida games. (Kornblut)

Mon, Nov 16, 11:33 PM - Will set his official visits withi Clemson, Wake Forest, Florida State, Alabama and either Georgia or Georgia Tech...has offers from Clemson and Georgia Tech. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 10:54 PM - Visited Wake Forest December 18th and will visit Clemson January 8th, Auburn on the 15th and Georgia Tech on the 22nd. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 5, 2:14 AM - Says Clemson and Auburn lead for his services. One reason is they offer early playing time. (ClemsonLine)

Sun, Jan 10, 10:16 PM - Says he is down to Clemson and Georgia Tech. (Plyler)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:44 AM - Did not commit after visit to Clemson...visits Auburn January 15th and Georgia Tech on the 22nd...has been to Wake Forest. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jan 12, 11:36 PM - Visited Clemson January 8th and will visit Auburn on the 15th...is down to those two and will have a decision after visit to Auburn...no lean between the two. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jan 15, 00:07 AM - Had narrowed the schools down to Clemson and Auburn but was informed that Auburn was full at his position so he has committed to Clemson. (ClemsonLine)

Khalid Vaughn (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
Sleeper who the Clemson coaches really like.
Official Visits
ClemsonJanuary 15
Sun, Jan 17, 7:57 PM - Committed to Clemson. Reminds some people of current Clemson Tiger Nick Eason. (Plyler)

Greg Walker (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
He is a two year starter who attended the USC camp this summer. He has good quickness, good first two steps, lean body and good strength. Played in the Shrine Bowl....AP All-State...3.6 GPA and wants to major in pre-med.
Official Visits
Wake ForestDecember 4
ClemsonJanuary 8
South CarolinaJanuary 15
Tue, Jul 21, 2:30 PM - Has not been offered but is getting intererst from USC, Clemson, Notre Dame, North Carolina, NC State and Georgia Tech. (Kornblut)

Wed, Nov 11, 1:05 PM - USC remains his only offer at this point...also talking with Clemson and Wake Forest...talked with a Tennessee coach at his school but no phone calls from the Vols...has not set up visits. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 8, 00:07 AM - Made an official visit to Wake Forest over the weekend...scheduled for USC January 15th but says he might not make that trip...seemed to be very impressed with Wake Forest. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 22, 10:51 PM - Has scheduled his Clemson trip for January 8th...USC is down for the 15th...he.s been to Wake Forest...says there is no leader. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 11, 00:41 AM - Very good visit...is leaning to Clemson...will visit USC next weekend...has been to Wake Forest. (Kornblut)

Mon, Jan 18, 8:10 PM - Committed to Clemson over South Carolina. (Kornblut)

Paul White (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
As a senior had 68 tackles and 9 sacks and broke up 13 passes. Rated a 9.5 by Jeff Whitaker... Rated by Bill Buchalter as one of the top players in the Southeast (June 1998)...All-State mention as a junior..Southeastern Recruiting Alliance's Number 15 rated prospect in the state (June 1998). As a junior he had 9 sacks. Good quickness and will probably play defensive end or tackle. Good pass rusher. Also called J.R. because his name is Paul White, Jr. He is being recruited by Clemson assistant Rich Bisaccia.
Official Visits
VirginiaDecember 4
ClemsonJanuary 8
Thu, May 28 - Has not been offered but he.s getting contact from USC, Clemson, Georgia Tech, East Carolina and Tennessee...the Vols asre showing the most interest. (Kornblut)

Tue, Jun 16 - Just got back from Tennessee football camp. Likes Clemson more than South Carolina but might not stay instate.

Tue, Jun 23, 5:05 PM - Clemson is showing stronger interest now and he.s scheduled to make an unofficial visit there tommorrow...Tigers have indicated they might offer...he.s also drawing interest from USC, Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky and Georgia...he.s been to camps at Tennessee, North Carolina and Florida. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jun 24, 3:52 PM - As of mid-afternoon he had not talked with Clemson...Clemson has indicated an offer is imminent...last night he did talk with USC and they want him to come to camp next month and run, and if his speed is good, they will probably make him an early offer, something he did not think the Gamecocks would do...he plans to go there July 9th. (Kornblut)

Fri, Jul 10, 5:27 PM - Will be at USC.s camp Sunday and Monday where he will be evaluated by the Gamecock coaches...USC will make a decision then on an offer...he will go to Clemson Wednesday to meet with the Tiger coaches...Clemson has given strong indication of an offer. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jul 15, 7:09 PM - Was at USC camp earlier this week...USC did not offer him at that time saying they had some other defensive linemen ahead of him....he was going to make an unofficial visit to Clemson today but that.s going to be rescheduled...says Clemson has indicated it will offer and he plans to commit to the Tigers once the offer is firm. (Kornblut)

Mon, Aug 3, 2:11 PM - Says he was offered last week by Clemson but only under the condition that he commit at that time and shut down his recruiting...he says he wasn.t ready to do that so he.s going to go through the process...still considering Clemson along with USC, Georgia Tech and North Carolina. (Kornblut)

Fri, Aug 28, 5:40 PM - No offers at this point...Penn State, Purdue and East Carolina have started writing him...he.s also hearing from Clemson, USC, ,Georgia Tech and North Carolina. (Kornblut)

Thu, Sep 10, 7:25 PM - Committed to Clemson...had been a strong lean to the Tigers all summer...also drew recruiting interest from USC, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Penn State, Purdue and East Carolina. (Kornblut)

Fri, Dec 4, 11:09 PM - Says he.s still commited to Clemson but is contemplating making other visits...he has also been offered by USC, Virginia and East Carolina....finished the season with 68 tackles and 9 sacks and broke up 13 passes. (Kornblut)

Tue, Dec 8, 00:12 AM - Made an offiical visit to Virginia over the weekend...had been committed to Clemson...talked with Bowden last week and Bowden still wants him and he seems to still be leaning that way. (Kornblut)

Thu, Dec 24, 10:17 PM - Is firm with his Clemson commitment...says he will make no more trips except his one to Clemson January 8th...he did visit Virginia December 4th. (Kornblut)

Kevin Youngblood (Committed to Clemson)

PosCityStateHigh SchoolHtWt40
As a senior he had 7 TDs. Qualified.
Official Visits
AlabamaJanuary 8
ClemsonJanuary 22
VirginiaJanuary 29
Thu, Dec 24, 00:24 AM - Will visit Clemson January 22nd. (Kornblut)

Sun, Jan 24, 9:44 PM - Says his visit to Clemsomn went "very well". Likes the fact Clemson is going to open up the offense. Says he is going to change his visit this weekend from Syracuse to Virginia. Says he changed his mind on Syracuse because of the cold weather, turf, and distance from home. Also says "Stock" (Rick Stockstill) will visit him this Wednesday and it is possible he could have a commitment then. (Plyler)

Tue, Jan 26, 6:04 PM - Clemson assistant Rick Stockstill will be in his home tommorrow night but he says he will visit Virginia this weekend...he visited Clemson last weekend. (Kornblut)

Wed, Jan 27, 8:05 PM - Committed to Clemson this afternoon during a visit by Rick Stockstill. He cancelled his Virginia visit. He chose Clemson over Alabama, Syracuse and Virginia. (ClemsonLine)

Fri, Jan 29, 8:55 PM - Committed to Clemson but is taking an official visit to Virginia this weekend. (Kornblut)

Mon, Feb 1, 00:25 AM - Visited Virginia over the weekend but says his commitment to Clemson is still firm. (Kornblut)