|ESPN: Clemson adds two commits
Assoc. Editor - Saturday, August 31, 2013 8:36 PM
Jefferie Gibson - S/WR
Hometown: Hope Mills,
NC (Grays Creek HS)
|#33 S, #24 NC, 78 Grade
||#51 S, #25 NC
||#42 S, #19 NC, 88 Grade
According to Corey Dowlar of ESPN, Clemson picked up two 3-star prospects before the Clemson-Georgia game.
2015 running back Van Smith (Charlotte, N.C./West Mecklenburg) and 2014 safety Jefferie Gibson Jefferie Gibson
Hope Mills, NC
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Gibson will bring length to the defensive backfield with a long 6-foot-4 frame at 6-foot-4 that he can add weight to easily. ESPN's scouts say he might need a year to redshirt, but if he doesn't, he might be able to contribute on special teams.
Smith, meanwhile, checks in at 6-foot-1, 180 pounds. ESPN's scouts say that he will need to work on his acceleration, but he's got plenty of time to do that.
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