|Leggett committed to Clemson after assured of wearing No. 10 in college|
|by TigerNet Staff - Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:06 AM||
Pos: TE Height: 6-6 Weight: 235 Hometown: Navarre, FL (Navarre HS) Class: 2013
|#5 TE, #75 FL, 81 Grade||#13 TE, #89 FL||#57 TE||#21 TE, #67 FL, Grade 88|
Leggett asked the Tigers coach if he could be assured of wearing No. 10 in college, the same jersey number worn by Ian Lockwood. Lockwood, a one-time receiver at Navarre himself, died in January of 2011 after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.
Leggett, who called Lockwood one of his closest friends at the school, made it a point to express to Swinney the significance of number.
“I just had to have that number, that’s the one thing I asked for,” Leggett said. “They asked me the significance behind it. After I told him, he said, ‘That’s fine. When you get here, that’s your number.’
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