Brent Venables ready to use his new weapons of mass destruction

Brent Venables ready to use his new weapons of mass destruction

Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables has a missile he can throw at opposing offenses in defensive end Clelin Ferrell, who goes by the nickname CleMissile. With the addition of the 2018 recruiting class, Venables now has weapons of mass destruction.

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COMMITS (15)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownTigerNet Rank
Xavier Thomas PhotoXavier ThomasDE6-3/263Bradenton, FL5 Star
Trevor Lawrence PhotoTrevor LawrenceQB6-6/208Cartersville, GA5 Star
KJ Henry PhotoKJ HenryDE6-5/235Clemmons, NC5 Star
Jackson Carman PhotoJackson CarmanOL6-6/330Fairfield, OH5 Star
Mike Jones Jr. PhotoMike Jones Jr.LB6-0/228Bradenton, FL4 Star
Derion Kendrick PhotoDerion KendrickWR/WR6-1/195Rock Hill, SC4 Star
Josh Belk PhotoJosh BelkDT6-3/309Richburg, SC4 Star
Justin Mascoll PhotoJustin MascollDE6-4/237Snellville, GA4 Star
Kyler McMichael PhotoKyler McMichaelDB/RB6-0/196Norcross, GA4 Star
Darnell Jefferies PhotoDarnell JefferiesDT6-4/275Covington, GA4 Star
Lyn-J Dixon PhotoLyn-J DixonRB5-10/178Butler, GA4 Star
BT Potter PhotoBT PotterK5-11/170Rock Hill, SC3 Star
Jake Venables PhotoJake VenablesLB6-2/222Central, SC3 Star
Braden Galloway PhotoBraden GallowayTE6-6/230Seneca, SC3 Star
Jordan McFadden PhotoJordan McFaddenOL6-4/290Roebuck, SC3 Star

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