Clemson commits, targets move up in ESPN300
|Thursday, October 11, 2018, 1:09 PM- -|
ESPN unveiled its latest top-300 ranking for 2019 on Wednesday, with several Clemson commits and targets moving up.
Four-star cornerback commit Sheridan Jones made among the biggest moves, up five spots to No. 69 overall and the No. 7-rated cornerback. Fellow DB commit Andrew Booth leads the Tigers in the ESPN rankings at No. 30 overall (No. 3 overall). Also in the top-150 are four-star receiver Frank Ladson (No. 5 WR; No. 3 prospect in Florida) and running back Chez Mellusi (No. 7 RB).
Clemson is tied for the sixth-most 4-star or higher rated prospects by ESPN (14) and ranked fifth in the team recruiting rankings (24 commits), behind Texas A&M (25), Alabama (21), Oregon (21) and Michigan (23).
Top-25 uncommitted prospects with reported Clemson offers include defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux (1), offensive tackle Darnell Wright (5), defensive tackle Ishmael Sopsher (8), defensive end Zach Harrison (10), center Clay Webb (11), wide receiver Jadon Haselwood (12) and outside linebacker Nakobe Dean (23).
Georgia DE commit Nolan Smith and Florida State CB commit Akeem Dent, who have both maintained Clemson interest, check in at No. 2 and No. 76 respectively. Other uncommitted targets of interest include ATH Quavaris Crouch (41) and OT Trevor Keegan (168), who both have Clemson visits lined up reportedly.