Check back all day to see the latest on Clemson's 2022 recruiting class.
Check back all day to see the latest on Clemson's 2022 recruiting class.

Signing Day Central 2022


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Check back all day on Wednesday to see the latest on Clemson's 2022 recruiting class.

Last Updated: 1 PM

Signing Day is finally here! Clemson's recruiting class will once again be one of the best classes in the nation. It should be an exciting day so get your popcorn and follow along as future Tigers sign up to play in TigerTown.



* 3-star RB Andrew Paul Dallas, TX - 12:20 PM

* 4-star OLB TJ Dudley Montgomery, AL - 4:30 PM

* Dabo Swinney press conference - 2:30 PM



# Name POS HT, WT Espn Rivals 247 TigerNet Ranking Hometown Status
1. Josh Sapp TE 6-2, 230 #31 TE-H NR #93 TE 3 Star 3.22 Greenville, SC SIGNED
2. Jeadyn Lukus CB 6-2, 185 #8 CB #5 CB #8 CB 4 Star 4.76 Mauldin, SC SIGNED
3. Collin Sadler OL 6-5, 285 #16 OT #10 OT #28 OT 4 Star 4.77 Greenville, SC SIGNED
4. Wade Woodaz OLB 6-3, 205 #36 S #35 OLB #62 S 3 Star 3.55 Tampa, FL SIGNED
5. Adam Randall WR 6-3, 215 #15 WR #26 WR #16 WR 4 Star 4.45 Myrtle Beach, SC SIGNED
6. Robert Gunn K 6-2, 165 NR NR #2 K 2 Star 2.53 Largo, FL SIGNED
7. Antonio Williams WR 6-0, 180 #9 WR #34 WR #21 WR 4 Star 4.70 Irmo, SC SIGNED
8. Jackson Smith P 6-5, 225 NR NR NR -- Saraland, AL SIGNED
9. Toriano Pride CB 5-11, 185 #16 CB #10 CB #4 CB 4 Star 4.71 East Saint Louis, IL SIGNED
10. Sherrod Covil S 6-0, 185 #11 S #15 S #15 S 4 Star 4.79 Chesapeake, VA SIGNED
11. Blake Miller OT 6-6, 315 #23 OT #10 OL #30 OT 4 Star 4.41 Strongsville, OH SIGNED
12. Cade Klubnik QB 6-2, 186 #1 QB #1 QB #2 QB 5 Star 5.00 Austin, TX SIGNED
13. Kobe McCloud LB 6-1, 208 #52 LB #25 ILB #112 LB 3 Star 3.34 Tampa, FL 7:25AM
14. Myles Oliver DB 6-0, 170 NR NR #50 CB 3 Star 3.03 Douglasville, GA 7:50AM
15. Jahiem Lawson DE 6-4, 230 NR NR #187 DL 3 Star 3.03 Central, SC 8:05AM
16. Cole Turner WR 6-2, 178 NR NR #223 WR 3 Star 3.02 Birmingham, AL 8:46AM
17. Kylon Griffin S 6-1, 180 #75 S #59 DB #86 S 3 Star 3.38 Montgomery, AL 8:55AM
18. Keith Adams Jr RB 5-10, 205 #116 RB NR NR 3 Star 3.32 Saint George, UT 9:20AM
19. Caden Story DL 6-3, 282 #23 DE #31 DE #20 DL 4 Star 4.40 Lanett, AL 10:40AM
20. TJ Dudley LB 6-1, 220 #10 LB #11 LB #35 LB 4 Star 4.70 Montgomery, AL 5:10PM

Josh Sapp Photo
Josh Sapp TE 6-2, 230 Greenville, SC 3 Star 3.22

Second-generation Clemson football player, his father, Patrick, was a quarterback and outside linebacker for the Tigers between 1992-95 … PrepStar All-Atlantic Region selection … helped Greenville High to a 10-3 record and the final four of state playoffs, Greenville High’s first appearance in the Upper State title game … Shrine Bowl selection for South Carolina … had productive career at Greenville High, including a senior year when he had 50 receptions for 836 yards and 10 touchdowns … averaged 16.7 yards per catch … added six rushing touchdowns for a total of 16 for the year … had 87 career receptions for 1,331 yards and 11 touchdowns, a 15.3 per reception average … had 118 yards on seven catches against Mauldin and 105 yards and two scores on three catches vs. J.L. Mann as a senior … had eight catches for 68 yards and a touchdown against a powerful South Pointe team in the state playoff … had best game as a junior vs. Greenwood with 68 yards and a touchdown on eight receptions … had 15 catches for 213 yards in the six games the team played in 2020 … had 22 catches for 282 as a sophomore in 2019 … comes to Clemson as tight end after playing both tight end and running back in high school … coached by Greg Porter at Greenville High School … high school teammate of Clemson 2022 signee Collin Sadler … committed to Clemson on October 19, 2021 … plans to enroll at Clemson in summer of 2022 … his father, Patrick, was a starting quarterback for the Tigers his first three years (1992-94) who led Clemson to 40-7 win over a No. 18 North Carolina team in 1992 … Patrick moved to outside linebacker in 1995 and had 53 tackles, fifth on the Clemson team, nine tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks in starting all 12 games defensively … Patrick, who currently works in administration for Clemson, was a second-round draft choice of the San Diego Chargers who played 63 games in four years with San Diego and Arizona … wore No. 5 in high school … born May 9, 2004.

Plyler says: I first met Josh when he was about eight years old as I have been friends with his dad (Patrick Sapp) for years. It was neat watching him grow into a college prospect. Sapp had a very good camp at Clemson and South Carolina this year. He got his toughness from his dad and that will show on the field pretty early. One former Clemson offensive coordinator calls his dad the toughest QB to ever play at Clemson.

Reminds Plyler of: Garrett Williams

Jeadyn Lukus Photo
Jeadyn Lukus CB 6-2, 185 Mauldin, SC 4 Star 4.76

Five-star player according to PrepStar … Shrine Bowl selection for South Carolina … plans to play in the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando in January … unanimous national top-60 player … ranked as the No. 37 overall player in the nation by PrepStar, which also called him the sixth-best cornerback and second-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 42 overall by Rivals.com, including ranking him as the fifth-best cornerback and second-best player in South Carolina … ESPN.com ranked him No. 48 overall, eighth-best among cornerbacks and second-best in South Carolina … ranked No. 58 overall by 247Sports, eighth-best among cornerbacks and second-best in South Carolina … On3 Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 58 overall prospect, the 11th-best cornerback and South Carolina’s second-best prospect … had 97 tackles in his last three years, playing just 23 games due to the pandemic … had eight tackles for loss and four interceptions to go with 17 passes deflected … had 74 solo tackles in career … had 29 tackles (25 solo) in 2021 … had two picks and five passes deflected … had 10 tackles against Greenville High in 2021 … added 10 tackles, including nine first hits, vs. Greenville a year earlier … posted eight stops, an interception and two passes broken up vs. T.L. Hanna in 2021, one year after posting 11 tackles against T.L. Hanna in 2020 … had a 61-yard reception vs. Spartanburg as a sophomore … had best game on defense in 2019 against Gaffney, posting eight tackles … coached by Sayre Nesmith at Mauldin High School … committed to Clemson on July 28, 2021 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 5 in high school … born Feb. 11, 2004.

Plyler says: In my mind Lukus is a borderline 5-star cornerback. Most have him as a very high four-star. He has almost everything you’re looking for in a corner at the next level. He is big enough and strong enough to make tackles on the perimeter. And is athletic enough to cover down the field. He did not compete at a lot of camps over the summer, but if he did, I think he would have gotten his fifth star. This was a huge in-state pick up at a big priority position of need.

Reminds Plyler of: A.J.Terrell

Collin Sadler Photo
Collin Sadler OL 6-5, 285 Greenville, SC 4 Star 4.77

Plans to play in the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando in January … MaxPreps second-team All-American … named to SI-All-American team … four-star player according to PrepStar, which ranked him as No. 132 player in the nation and lists him as the nation’s No. 12 offensive tackle and fourth-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 79 overall by Rivals.com, which listed him as the ninth-best offensive guard and third-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 111 in the nation by ESPN.com, which ranked him 16th among offensive linemen and fourth in South Carolina … On3 Sports ranked him as the No. 210 overall prospect in the nation, the 17th-best among offensive tackles and the sixth-best prospect in South Carolina … helped Greenville High to 10-3 record and spot in the state semifinals, the furthest Greenville has reached in the state playoffs … coached by Greg Porter at Greenville High School … high school teammate of Clemson 2022 signee Josh Sapp … committed to Clemson on Nov. 2, 2020 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 50 in high school … born on Dec. 20, 2003.

Plyler says: I really liked last year’s class of offensive linemen, and Sadler is another highly thought of offensive linemen that was needed. The two things that stand out with his video are his versatility and his nasty streak. He dominates high school defensive linemen. A lot of offensive line play comes down to attitude, and Clemson fans will love his attitude. He simply imposes his will on defenders. I think he could play tackle or on the interior of the offensive line. It is rare to sign a guy out of high school that could play any position on the offensive line.

Reminds Plyler of: Tremayne Anchrum’s versatility, John Phillips’ attitude

Wade Woodaz Photo
Wade Woodaz OLB 6-3, 205 Tampa, FL 3 Star 3.55

Active linebacker who is one of the leaders of Tampa’s Jesuit High team that ranked 11th in the nation this year according to MaxPreps … captain of Jesuit squad that is 14-0 and will play for the state title … Jesuit was 37-2 over his last three years: 12-2 in 2019, 11-0 in 2020 and 14-0 in 2021 … PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection … finished career with 216 tackles, including 107 first hits and 109 assists … had 10 tackles for loss, five caused fumbles, two recovered fumbles, two blocked kicks and two fumble recoveries … in 2021, posted 82 tackles, including seven tackles for loss, four caused fumbles, a blocked kick and two interceptions … had best game posting 18 tackles against St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the nation’s top teams … had 84 tackles in just 11 games as a junior in 2020 … had three double-figure tackle games, including a season-high 13 vs. Bishop Moore … had 11 tackles and three passes broken up against Clearwater … had 50 tackles as a sophomore in 2019, including a season-high 10 vs. Northeastern … committed to Clemson on Nov. 25, 2021 … coached by Matt Thompson at Jesuit High School … plans to enroll at Clemson in summer of 2022 … wore No. 4 in high school … born Feb. 4, 2004.

Plyler says: Woodaz was a late addition to the class. I got word of him through mutual friends, and I really like his video. Woodaz was recruited by some schools as a linebacker while others liked him as a safety. He looks athletic enough in coverage, and I like the way he comes off the edge as a pass rusher. Clemson will like his versatility.

Reminds Plyler of: Jon Leake

Adam Randall Photo
Adam Randall WR 6-3, 215 Myrtle Beach, SC 4 Star 4.45

Plans to play in the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando in January … played in North-South All-Star Game in Myrtle Beach … Shrine Bowl selection for South Carolina … national top-125 player … one of five finalists for Mr. Football in South Carolina … first-team All-State 4A selection by the South Carolina Coaches Association … ranked as a five-star player and No. 79 player in the nation by PrepStar, which also listed him as the No. 7 receiver in the nation and No. 6 player in South Carolina … On3 Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 81 overall prospect, the 11th-best wide receiver and the third-best prospect in South Carolina … ranked No. 105 in the nation by 247Sports, which rated him as the 16th-best wide receiver and third-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 114 overall by ESPN.com, including rating him as the 15th-best wide receiver and fifth-best player in South Carolina … rated No. 170 by Rivals.com, 23rd among receivers and fourth-best in South Carolina … committed to Clemson on Christmas Day 2020 … had a strong senior year with 1,267 receiving yards on 65 catches with 16 touchdowns … also had 325 yards rushing on just 45 attempts (7.2 yards per rush) and seven touchdowns, giving him 1,592 yards from scrimmage and 23 touchdowns … had best game on senior night with 10 catches for 255 yards and five touchdowns vs. North Myrtle Beach … had four games his senior year with at least 180 yards receiving … had nine catches for 206 yards and three scores vs. Oceanside in the season opener … had 181 yards on eight catches vs. Fort Dorchester and 211 on eight catches vs. Wilson … had an outstanding junior year, posting 46 receptions for 1,011 yards and nine touchdowns … had his best game as a junior vs. Hartsville with 134 yards and a touchdown on six receptions … had seven catches for 100 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore … helped Myrtle Beach High School to 12-1 record in 2021 … helped Myrtle Beach High to 2018 state title … ranked as No. 17 “Freak Athlete” in the country by 247Sports … ran a 10.94 in the 100 meters at a track meet in 2020 … coached by Mickey Wilson at Myrtle Beach High School … comes to Clemson from the same area in South Carolina that produced former Tiger and current Las Vegas Raider Hunter Renfrow … wore No. 8 in high school … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … born July 14, 2004.

Plyler says: If you go back and look at the last 10 to 12 years Clemson has made a living with big, strong wide receivers. Randall fits right in that mold. He is big enough and strong enough to get off of the line of scrimmage. He also fights for the football. Randall is a tremendous physical specimen. I think the wide receiver room is unsettled at this time and you could see an opportunity for Randall to make a big splash early at Clemson.

Reminds Plyler of: Joe Ngata

Robert Gunn Photo
Robert Gunn K 6-2, 165 Largo, FL 2 Star 2.53

Placekicker who helped Pinellas Park High School in Largo, Fla. to a 9-2 record in 2021 … ranked as the seventh-best kicker in the nation by PrepStar … all-conference selection at both punter and placekicker in both 2020 and 2021 … played in USA vs. Japan All-Star game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in January 2020, recording field goals of 40 and 50 yards in that game … also played in Semper Fidelis All-Star Game in 2019 … had 52 touchbacks on 55 kickoffs in his final two years … went 46-for-48 on extra points and 7-for-9 on field goals … his team did not attempt many field goals, but he made season longs of 57 yards in 2021 and 46 yards in 2020 … made 3-of-4 field goals, went 18-for-18 on extra points and recorded 20 touchbacks on 21 kickoffs as a senior … in junior season limited by COVID-19 pandemic, made 4-of-5 field goals and 28-of-30 extra points to go with 32 touchbacks on 34 kickoffs … Kicking World Orlando Kickoff winner with a 76-yard kickoff that registered a 4.5-second hangtime and was also named the punting champion at that competition … also won the 2020 competition with an 83-yard kickoff … Kicking World Hot Prospect selection … coached by Ken Crawford at Pinellas Park High School … committed to Clemson on June 14, 2021 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 33 in high school … born Nov. 9, 2003.

Plyler says: I know very little about high school kickers but a contact I do have has spoken highly of Gunn and the power in his leg. He had a great camp this summer at Clemson and impressed the staff with his booming kickoffs. Clemson had what comes down to basically a tryout at camp this year and Gunn was the winner hands down.

Reminds Plyler of: BT Potter

Antonio Williams Photo
Antonio Williams WR 6-0, 180 Irmo, SC 4 Star 4.70

Highly regarded wide receiver from Dutch Fork High School, where he was rated as a top-100 player nationally by ESPN.com … ESPN ranked him as the No. 83 overall player in the nation, the ninth-best receiver and the third-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 130 by 247Sports, which listed him as the fourth-best player in South Carolina … ranked No. 158 overall in the nation by PrepStar, which also ranked him as the 23rd-best receiver and fifth-best player in South Carolina … On3 Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 137 overall prospect, 19th-best among receivers and the fourth-best in South Carolina … plans to play in the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando in January 2022 … played on three state championship teams at Dutch Fork … lost only one game in his high school career … helped Dutch Fork reach the 2021 state championship game and finish with a 12-1 record … had 137 career catches for 2,458 yards and 23 touchdowns … also had 20 career rushes for 241 yards (12.0 avg.) and a touchdown … also an outstanding punt returner who averaged 26.2 yards on 29 career returns … had 85 catches for 1,625 yards (including 10 100-yard receiving games) and 15 scores as well as 16 carries for 195 rushing yards in 2021 … added 12 punt returns for 365 yards, an incredible 30.4-yard average … had at least one touchdown in every game and scored 20 total touchdowns … had an 87-yard punt return for a score against Chapin, finishing the game with 120 receiving yards and 192 punt return yards … had 183 yards and three touchdowns on six catches vs. Spartanburg … had 165 yards on three kickoff returns against Greenwood … had a game-ending interception against Fort Dorchester in a 5A playoff game … caught 12 passes for 155 yards in the state championship game against Gaffney in his final high school game … had 51 catches for 837 yards and eight touchdowns and 17 punt returns for a 23.2-yard average in 2020 … had 10 catches for 196 yards and two touchdowns against River Bluff that year, also posting 126 receiving yards on seven catches against Spring Valley and six catches for 103 yards vs. South Pointe … had a 77-yard punt return for a touchdown during that season … coached by Tom Knotts at Dutch Fork … plans to enroll at Clemson in summer of 2022 … committed to Clemson on Dec. 9, 2021 … wore No. 8 at Dutch Fork … born July 14, 2004, the same day as Clemson signee wide receiver Adam Randall.

Plyler says: There is a lot to like here. One of the best ways to describe Williams is smooth. He glides across the field. Williams is athletic and has excellent short space acceleration. I think he catches it well also. He is not a burner with great top-end speed but time and time again he makes big plays. The other thing I love about him is his competitiveness. Williams has lost one football game since the seventh grade.

Reminds Plyler of: Tony Horne

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Jackson Smith P 6-5, 225 Saraland, AL --

Punter from Alabama who helped Saraland High School to an 8-2 record in 2021 … four-year starter at punter … ranked as the No. 5 punter in the nation by Kohl’s … punted 78 times over his last three season, placing 43 of them inside the 20 … averaged 39 yards per punt as a junior and 38 as a junior … had 18 of his 34 punts in 2021 downed inside the 20 … also had experience as a quarterback and had some impressive numbers as a reserve … completed 9-of-10 passes for 81 yards as a junior in 2020 … completed 8-of-11 passes for 105 yards as a senior … had 97 rushing yards on eight carries for a 12.1-yard average as a junior, then had 19 carries for 167 yards and three touchdowns as a senior … added five catches for 101 receiving yards last year … for his career, completed 17-of-21 passes for 186 yards and had 264 rushing yards and a touchdown in just 27 attempts … coached at Saraland by Jeff Kelly … plans to enroll in Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 99 in high school … born Dec. 5, 2003.

Plyler says: I really like tall punters for a couple of reasons and Smith fits that criteria. Like placekickers, I don’t know a lot about high school punters but trust the only punting contact I have who gives very good reviews on Smith. With Spiers leaving, Smith may have an open opportunity as a true freshman.

Reminds Plyler of: Will Spiers

Toriano Pride Photo
Toriano Pride CB 5-11, 185 East Saint Louis, IL 4 Star 4.71

Plans to play in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio in January … National top-30 player according to 247Sports, which rated him No. 27 overall, fourth-best among cornerbacks and second-best in Missouri … On3 Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 15 overall prospect, including listing him as the nation’s third-best cornerback and top prospect from Missouri … Rivals.com rated him as the nation’s No. 87 overall player, No. 13 cornerback and No. 5 player in the state … ranked No. 112 player in the nation by PrepStar, which also listed him as the No. 9 cornerback in the nation and third-best player in the state … ranked No. 156 overall by ESPN, including listing him as the 16th-best cornerback and fourth-best player in the state … native of St. Louis, Mo. but finished his prep career at East St. Louis High School in Illinois … helped his East St. Louis team to an 11-3 record in 2021 … had 84 tackles and three interceptions as a senior … had 82-yard interception return for a touchdown against Belleville West … played on 2019 state title team at Lutheran North High School in Missouri … played in just six games in 2020 due to the reduced schedule and had 22 tackles for his team that reached the state quarterfinals … had 13 receptions for 340 yards and five touchdowns and added 227 yards rushing and three scores … had 43 tackles in 2018 at St. John Vianney as a freshman … committed to Clemson on June 18, 2021 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … coached by Carl Reed at Lutheran North in 2019 and 2020 before being coached by Darren Sunkett at East St. Louis in 2021 … wore No. 5 at Lutheran North and No. 6 at East St. Louis … born Dec. 18, 2003.

Plyler says: Pride was a tremendous pick up for the staff. He is more of a quick-cover corner with elite cover skills. He can flip his hips and close with great speed. What Clemson has gotten in both these corners are two physical players as well. The staff needed to hit a couple of home runs at corner and Lukus and Pride give them just that.

Reminds Plyler of: Crezdon Butler

Sherrod Covil Photo
Sherrod Covil S 6-0, 185 Chesapeake, VA 4 Star 4.79

Starter on defense at Oscar Smith High School in Virginia who helped the team to consecutive 6A state titles in 2020 and 2021 … team had a 13-1 record in 2021, winning the state championship on Dec. 11 with a 42-17 victory over James Madison … plans to play in the Under Armour All-America game in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 2, 2022 … consensus top-200 national defensive back … rated as the No. 154 overall player in the nation by PrepStar, which also listed him as the 13th-best safety and fifth-best player in Virginia … ranked No. 166 in the nation by ESPN.com, which also listed him as the 11th-best safety and ninth-best player in Virginia … ranked No. 194 overall by 247Sports, including ranking as the 14th-best safety and eighth-best player in Virginia … Rivals.com ranked him No. 203 overall, including 15th among safeties and fifth in Virginia … rated by On3 Sports as the nation’s No. 200 overall player, the 17th-best safety and the fifth-best prospect in Virginia … coached by Chris Scott at Oscar Smith High School … committed to Clemson on June 17, 2021 … expected to enroll in January 2022 … wore No. 2 in high school … born May 2, 2003.

Plyler says: Clemson has improved the skill level at safety with the last few classes. Covil fits right into that. He is not the biggest safety, but he plays much bigger than his size. I like the way he plays in space, but I really like how physical Covil plays close to the line of scrimmage. You can see Covil at either safety position or at nickel or dime fairly early in his career. One of the things that impresses me on his video is his open field tackling.

Reminds Plyler of: Marcus Gilchrist

Blake Miller Photo
Blake Miller OT 6-6, 315 Strongsville, OH 4 Star 4.41

Following in the lineage of Jackson Carman (now with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals) and Matt Bockhorst (2020 All-ACC selection) as another highly touted offensive lineman from Ohio to sign with Clemson … as the starting left tackle, did not allow a sack as a junior or senior in a total of 352 pass attempts … three-year starter at Strongsville High School … first-team All-Ohio Division I, first-team All-Region and first-team All-District selection in 2020 and 2021 … four-time Greater Cleveland Conference All-Academic selection … four-year starter on the offensive line at left tackle, dating from his fourth game as a freshman through the end of his senior year … never missed a game … did not miss a play in 2021 … started both ways as a senior … also played nose tackle on defense as a freshman … a national top-250 player according to Rivals.com, which ranked him No. 138 overall, 13th-best among offensive tackles and fifth-best in Ohio … rated as the No. 203 player in the nation by PrepStar, which had him as the nation’s 22nd-best offensive tackle and seventh-best player in Ohio … ranked No. 250 overall by ESPN.com, which rated him as the eighth-best player in Ohio … On3 Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 111 prospect, the ninth-best offensive tackle and the No. 5 prospect in Ohio … MaxPreps Junior All-American in 2020 … coached at Strongsville High School by Louis Cirino … also ran track in 2020 … holds many records in the school’s weight room … as a youth, won OAC State Championship in wrestling … committed to Clemson on Oct. 28, 2020, becoming the first member of Clemson’s 2022 class to commit to the Tigers … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 76 in high school … born Feb. 25, 2004.

Plyler says: Miller and Sadler are talented offensive linemen prospects. Some are split on which they think has a brighter future. Miller was a rough get out of Ohio but committed early and stayed true to his commitment. Miller looks like what the elite teams are playing with on the offensive line. He is more athletic than I originally thought and has some of the best video of any offensive linemen in this class. I can see him at tackle or guard but in either case I think he plays fairly early.

Reminds Plyler of: Jim Bundren

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Cade Klubnik QB 6-2, 186 Austin, TX 5 Star 5.00

Ranked as the top quarterback in the nation by Sports Illustrated, PrepStar, and Rivals.com … ranked as second-best quarterback by 247Sports and third by ESPN.com … Gatorade Player of the Year in Texas and was named as one of three finalists for National Gatorade Player of the Year for 2021 … named MVP of the Elite 11 Camp in the summer of 2021 … guided Westlake High School in Austin, Texas to state championships in 2019 and 2020 … his 2021 is currently 15-0 and will play in the state championship game Dec. 18 … plans to play in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio on NBC in January … ranked as the No. 6 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com and as the fourth-best player in Texas … ranked as the No. 16 player in the nation by 247Sports, which also listed him as the second-best quarterback and third-best player in Texas … five-star quarterback according to Rivals.com, 247Sports and PrepStar … rated No. 24 overall in the nation by PrepStar, which listed him as the sixth-best player in Texas … ESPN.com ranked him as the nation’s No. 66 overall player and third-best quarterback … rated by On3 Sports as the nation’s No. 36 overall prospect, the nation’s fourth-best quarterback and the ninth-best prospect in Texas … prior to the final game of his prep career, he played in 37 career games (including 36 Westlake wins), including a 26-0 mark as a starter his last two years … completed 467-of-666 (70.1 percent) passes for 7,146 yards and 82 touchdowns vs. just six interceptions prior to the 2021 state championship, adding 189 carries for 1,259 rushing yards (6.7 avg.) and 31 touchdowns … had 8,405 career yards of total offense on 855 plays (9.7 yards per play) … accounted for 113 touchdowns — 82 passing and 31 rushing … came off the bench as a sophomore when he completed 53-of-69 passes (76.8) for 680 yards, eight touchdowns and just one interception … as a junior, completed 239-of-354 passes (67.5) for 3,495 yards, 35 touchdowns and just three interceptions … also had 583 yards rushing in 98 attempts for a 5.9-yard average and 15 touchdowns … had standout games against Smithson Valley, when he completed 25-of-29 passes for 345 yards and four scores, and against San Marcos, when he rushed for four touchdowns … team had a 14-0 record and won the state title in 2020 against highly rated quarterback Quinn Ewers and Southlake Carroll … as a senior in 2021, enters the state title game having completed 175-of-244 (71.7) passes for 2,971 yards and 39 touchdowns against just two interceptions … also rushed 62 times for 405 yards and 12 scores … missed three games with an injury … threw six touchdowns passes in a game twice as a senior and had 300-yard passing games against Trinity (322), Mansfield Summit (375) and in the state semifinals against Katy (310) … hit 20-of-27 passes for 310 and five touchdowns in that semifinal vs. Katy … coached by Todd Dodge at Westlake High School, the same high school program that produced Super Bowl MVPs Drew Brees and Nick Foles … his brother, Reed, played wide receiver at Yale … committed to Clemson on March 2, 2021 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2022 … wore No. 6 in high school … born Oct. 10, 2003.

Plyler says: Three things come to mind with Klubnik on why he is a 5-star prospect. No. 1 is his competitiveness. He is a winner and a competitor. No. 2 is his leadership. He is a natural leader. And No. 3 is his accuracy. These are three reasons he has a chance to come in and make a big splash in January. He is a terrific athlete and reads the zone read very well. He needs to add size and strength. Klubnik does not have the strongest arm, but because of timing, anticipation and accuracy, he can make all of the throws. Klubnik played in one of the top programs in Texas and has had a record-setting career against great competition. I think you will see him on the field very early in his career.

Reminds Plyler of: Tough one but Steve Fuller and Mike Eppley because of intelligence, leadership and competitiveness

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Kobe McCloud LB 6-1, 208 Tampa, FL 3 Star 3.34

Four-year starter who finished his prep career as the all-time winningest player in Gaither High School history (36-12) … posted school records in career tackles (234) and interceptions (13) … two-time all-conference and all-county selection … credited with 70 tackles and three interceptions as a senior in 2021 while also contributing 158 rushing yards on 25 carries on offense … selected to the Hillsborough County All-Star Game … as a junior in 2020, contributed at linebacker and quarterback on an 11-1 Gaither squad … academic standout who was an honor student and team captain … coached by Kirk Karsen at Gaither High School … committed to Clemson on Jan. 26, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … brother of former Clemson wide receiver Ray-Ray McCloud, a current Pittsburgh Steeler who was a PFF All-America punt returner who played 40 career games at Clemson from 2015-17 prior to being selected in the 2018 NFL Draft … also brother of Arizona quarterback Jordan McCloud … born May 7, 2003.

Plyler says: McCloud is another legacy signee. He is the younger brother of Ray Ray McCloud. His senior film was good. On video, he looks instinctive and continues to find football. He looks like an intelligent football player. I can see him being a contributor early especially on special teams.

Reminds Plyler of: Derrick Burnette

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Myles Oliver DB 6-0, 170 Douglasville, GA 3 Star 3.03

Earned a 6A all-state selection in Georgia following a senior season in 2021 in which he posted 75 tackles with five interceptions … finished the season with 552 all-purpose yards (including 101 via interception returns) and four total touchdowns … won the Howard Thompson Trophy, which goes to the top senior in Georgia’s Douglas County … all-region honoree for Region 5-6A according to Georgia High School Football Daily … former quarterback who transitioned to defensive back prior to his junior season but contributed in all three phases, including a spot start at quarterback against Carrollton … coached by Johnny White at Douglas County High School … also ran track at Douglas County, finishing in the top six in the state in both the 4×100 and 4×400 relays … committed to Clemson on Jan. 16, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … born March 26, 2004.

Plyler says: Oliver was a nice find late in recruiting process. I like his versatility. I can see him lining up at corner, nickel or dime. He runs well and looks smooth in his change of direction on his video. This is a solid pick up at a position of need.

Reminds Plyler of: Ryan Carter

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Jahiem Lawson DE 6-4, 230 Central, SC 3 Star 3.03

2021 SCFCA all-state selection … helped Daniel to back-to-back SCHSL Class 3A titles in 2020 and 2021 and posted a 46-3 record in his varsity career … finished his prep career with 153 tackles (40 for loss), 25 sacks, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two pass breakups, two blocked kicks and interception and two touchdowns … credited with 75 tackles (25 for loss), 11 sacks, four forced fumbles, two blocked kicks, two pass breakups, an interception, a fumble recovery and two touchdowns in 2021 … first-team all-region honoree who was named region co-defensive MVP in 2021 … played in the North-South All-Star Game and earned Defensive MVP honors for his performance … Shrine Bowl selection … Palmetto Champion All-Star Team selection … coached by Jeff Fruster at Daniel High School … also played basketball at Daniel … committed to Clemson on Jan. 28, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … brother of former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson, a 2015 consensus All-American who played 41 career games at Clemson from 2013-15 before being a first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft … born Jan. 22, 2004.

Plyler says: Lawson is the younger brother of Shaq Lawson. I saw a lot of him the last two seasons in which he helped lead a great Daniel high school defense to two state championships. He is a late bloomer, but he had an amazing senior season. He will have to add weight and strength but he has a solid base to build on and I think can develop into a solid pass rusher at the next level.

Reminds Plyler of: Bryant McNeal

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Cole Turner WR 6-2, 178 Birmingham, AL 3 Star 3.02

Named first-team All-South Metro as an athlete after recording 42 catches for 581 yards and seven touchdowns in addition to accounting for touchdowns via punt return and kickoff return … averaged 19.5 yards per punt return and 34.5 yards per kickoff return, finishing the season with 1,160 all-purpose yards … second-team all-state … coached by Buddy Anderson and Sean Calhoun at Vestavia Hills High School … initially focused on basketball before playing his first season of high school football as a junior … committed to Clemson on Jan. 16, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … his late father, Kevin, played football with Dabo Swinney at Alabama … Kevin went on to play eight years in the NFL with New England and Philadelphia … his brother, Nolan, was a 2020 All-America safety who played 65 career games and earned two degrees at Clemson from 2016-21 … born April 11, 2003.

Plyler says: Turner is a great story. He is the younger brother of Nolan Turner but he excels on the other side of the football. He was not highly recruited because he played in a running offense as a junior. But in his senior season they switched to a passing attack and Turner had a fantastic senior campaign. He has good height and terrific hands. His senior season video was impressive.

Reminds Plyler of: Brannon Spector

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Kylon Griffin S 6-1, 180 Montgomery, AL 3 Star 3.38

Three-time All-Capital City Conference selection at defensive back … twice named All-Metro … earned all-state honors in 2021 … credited with 161 tackles (20 for loss), three interceptions, 12 pass breakups and eight touchdowns in his prep career … helped the Knights to a 13-1 record and a berth in the state semifinals for Class 3A … one of the leaders of a defense that surrendered just 43 points in 14 games in 2021 … recorded 44 tackles (five for loss), six pass breakups and five interceptions and scored four touchdowns on defense and special teams as a senior … ranked among the top 30 players in the state of Alabama by On3 Sports … coached by Kirk Johnson at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory … also ran track at Montgomery Catholic … committed to Clemson on Jan. 25, 2022 … initially committed to Mississippi State but chose Clemson over USC and Nebraska, among others, down the stretch … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … born Dec. 18, 2003.

Plyler says: Griffin was committed to Mississippi State in the fall. He was a late find in the process but a solid safety/nickel prospect. He plays well in the open field on video. I think he is a guy who can cover as a safety. It looks like he runs well. He looks comfortable in man and zone coverage. I was also impressed with his open field tackling on his senior video.

Reminds Plyler of: K’von Wallace

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Keith Adams Jr RB 5-10, 205 Saint George, UT 3 Star 3.32

Earned first-team all-state and all-region honors in 2021 after rushing for 1,376 yards and 22 touchdowns on 219 carries as a senior … also added 217 yards and a touchdown on 17 receptions … helped Pine View to a UHSAA/Mountain America state semifinal appearance, upsetting two higher-seeded teams (including the state’s top seed) en route to the final four … named as the top running back in the Washington County area and one of the top three backs in Class 4A in Utah … recorded 252 yards and four touchdowns on only 18 carries against Cedar City … coached by Ray Hosner at Pine View High School … began his prep career at Cherokee High School in Canton, Ga. … two-time first-team all-region honoree for Class 7A at Cherokee, earning selections as a sophomore in 2019 and as a junior in 2020 … scored 14 touchdowns and gained 1,350 yards on 218 carries and caught 17 passes for 217 yards and a touchdown in 2020 … rushed for 1,151 yards and 10 touchdowns on 231 carries in 2019 in addition to catching 12 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown … committed to Clemson on National Signing Day, Feb. 2, 2022 … academic standout with a 3.87 high school GPA who plans to enroll at Clemson in the summer of 2022 … son of Clemson Hall of Famer Keith Adams, a two-time All-America linebacker who won 1999 ACC Defensive Player of the Year and still holds Clemson single-season records for tackles, tackles for loss and sacks … grandson of Julius Adams, a second-round pick in the 1971 NFL Draft who played 16 seasons with the New England Patriots and earned a Pro Bowl appearance in 1980 … born Dec. 19, 2003.

Plyler says: Adams is the son of Clemson legend linebacker Keith Adams. He played high school football in Georgia earlier in his career but moved to Utah as a senior. He is a physical runner who breaks tackles. The staff like what they saw from him and his camp appearances here.

Reminds Plyler of: Adam Choice

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Caden Story DL 6-3, 282 Lanett, AL 4 Star 4.40

Multi-time state champion and all-state selection who played for his father, Clifford Story, at Lanett High School ? was one of the state?s most decorated defensive linemen in 2020 and 2021, as he earned first-team all-area from the Opelika-Auburn News and first-team all-state honors while earning both Valley-Times Defensive Player of the Year and AHSAA 2A Defensive Lineman of the Year in both seasons ? named an All-American by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming ? began playing varsity football in eighth grade ? part of teams that went 59-8 over five seasons, never winning fewer than 10 games in a season ? contributed to state title teams in 2017 and 2019 ? credited with 184 tackles, 54 quarterback pressures, 37 sacks and two interceptions over his final three seasons ? as a senior in 2021, credited with 73 tackles, 20 quarterback pressures and 17 sacks ? as a junior in 2020, posted 64 tackles, 26 quarterback pressures, 14 sacks and two interceptions ? recorded a four-sack game against rival Lafayette that year ? added 47 tackles, eight quarterback pressures and six sacks in 2019 ? consensus four-star prospect ? 247Sports ranked him 23rd among the nation?s defensive tackles and 10th among all players in Alabama ? Rivals.com placed him among the nation?s 30-best defensive tackles and No. 16 overall in the state of Alabama ? member of the ESPN300 who ESPN.com ranked as the nation?s No. 23 defensive tackle and No. 11 player in Alabama ? ranked by On3 Sports as the No. 16 player in Alabama and No. 38 defensive tackle in the class ? PrepStar placed him as No. 221 among its national Top 300 ? participated in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio ? also played basketball, helping his team to back-to-back state championship game berths ? National Beta Club honor society member ? son of two former collegiate athletes ? nephew of 14-year NFL tight end Marcus Pollard ? committed to Clemson on National Signing Day, Feb. 2, 2022 ? plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 ? brother of Alabama defensive back Kristian Story ? born April 6, 2004.

Plyler says: Story was a long time Auburn commitment and one of the top defense of tackle prospects in the south. When Nick Eason left Auburn to return to his alma mater, Clemson it opened the door for Story at Clemson. He has everything you’re looking for in a defensive tackle prospect. It’s easy to see why he is a four-star. He has the size, strength and athleticism to rush the passer from an interior line position and he pursues the ball well on the perimeter. This is a big time prospect at a position of need.

Reminds Plyler of: Brandon Thompson

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TJ Dudley LB 6-1, 220 Montgomery, AL 4 Star 4.70

Three-time all-state selection … three-time All-Metro and All-Capital City Conference (CCC) honoree … 2021 CCC Defensive Player of the Year … 2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 3A Lineman of the Year and earned “Super All-State” honors presented to the top 12 players in the state regardless of position or classification. … credited with 381 tackles (59 for loss), 10.5 sacks, seven interceptions, seven pass breakups and seven touchdowns in his prep career … selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic … coached by Kirk Johnson at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory … along with fellow Clemson 2022 signee Kylon Griffin, led a defense that gave up just 43 points in 14 games and reached the state semifinals in 2021 … consensus four-star prospect … rated by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 147 overall player, as the country’s 10th-best linebacker and as the seventh-ranked prospect in the state of Alabama … PrepStar placed him as No. 168 among its national Top 300 … ESPN.com ranked him as the nation’s 10th-best linebacker and the 14th-best overall player in the state of Alabama … rated by 247Sports as the 13th-best player in Alabama … also played basketball at Montgomery Catholic, helping his team to a state title game appearance in 2021 … plays the piano … committed to Clemson on National Signing Day, Feb. 2, 2022 … plans to enroll in the summer of 2022 … born Dec. 22, 2003.

Plyler says: Dudley is a former Oregon commitment. When Mario Cristobal left for Miami he decomitted. Early on it was Alabama and Clemson but both filled up at linebacker. A spot opened up at Clemson and Dudley jumped on it. I like Dudley’s ability to find the football. He is terrific against the. run. I can see him playing early and being a contributor as a true freshman on special teams. Dudley is a four-star prospect who is deserving of that rating. On video, he looks very well coached also.

Reminds Plyler of: Doug Brewster

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