|ESPN reviews Clemson recruiting class
Friday, August 19, 2011 9:31 AM
Travis Blanks - DB
FL (North Florida Christian HS)
|#2 S, #15 Overall, #2 FL, 84 Grade
||#4 S, #60 Overall, #12 FL
||#12 S, #203 Overall, 93 Grade
ESPNU 150 commitments: 5
Who they have: With limited scholarships to offer this year, Clemson targeted many of the nation's best and got them. The Tigers don't have a five-star prospect committed but they have eight four-star prospects and none of their commitments rank lower than three stars.
Clemson hopes to have found its quarterback of the future in Chad Kelly Chad Kelly
View Full Profile from Buffalo (N.Y.) St. Joseph's. He should have plenty of protection. The Tigers have four highly touted offensive tackle commitments: Patrick DeStefano Patrick DeStefano
View Full Profile from Roebuck (S.C.) Dorman, Javarius Leamon Javarius Leamon
View Full Profile from Woodruff (S.C.) High, Oliver Jones Oliver Jones
Ninety Six, SC
View Full Profile from Ninety Six (S.C.) High School and the nation's top center, Jay Guillermo Jay Guillermo
View Full Profile from Maryville (Tenn.) High. There are also highly touted targets for Kelly to throw to with receiver Germone Hopper Germone Hopper
View Full Profile from Charlotte (N.C.) Phillip O. Berry and Zac Brooks Zac Brooks
View Full Profile from Jonesboro (Ark.) High School on board.
The class also has some defenders, led by its highest-rated commitment, Travis Blanks Travis Blanks
View Full Profile from Tallahassee (Fla.) North Christian, the No. 12 overall prospect overall and second-best safety in the country. Defensive end Shaquille Lawson Shaquille Lawson
View Full Profile from Central (S.C.) D.W. Daniel is another four-star defender.
Clemson also tabbed the nation's top kicker in Bradley Pinion Bradley Pinion
Punter / Kicker
View Full Profile from Concord (N.C.) Northwest Cabarrus.
Who they still want: Clemson only has two or three scholarships, left so the Tigers will be picky. They are still actively pursuing defensive tackle Carlos Watkins Carlos Watkins
Forest City, NC
View Full Profile from Forest City (N.C.) Chase and defensive end Jonathan Bullard Jonathan Bullard
View Full Profile from Shelby (N.C.) Crest.
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