Feaster closes the door on Tiger career: "My time is up at Clemson"

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Feaster will soon choose between Virginia Tech and South Carolina
Feaster will soon choose between Virginia Tech and South Carolina

The door at Clemson is closed for running back Tavien Feaster and all that’s left is graduation and a decision on his next school, which will either be Virginia Tech or South Carolina.

Feaster is taking summer school classes at Clemson so he can graduate in August with a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, but hasn’t worked out with the Tigers at all since spring practice. In other words, he’s moved on and there is no chance he will return to Clemson for his senior season.

“No sir, I think my time is up at Clemson,” Feaster said. “I needed more opportunities at Clemson. I went from first team to third last spring (2018), and that was a blow. I thought this spring (2019) was my best spring, I feel like I had best my spring and left my mark there.”

“I can carry a load for a team. If I felt like I couldn’t carry the load, I wouldn’t have left Clemson. I feel like I’m the best in the country. I feel like given my opportunity, I will be the best in the country.”

For now, Feaster will concentrate on his schoolwork, which includes a bio-lab and an internship with the City of Spartanburg Parks and Recreation Department thru which he has been working in camps and programs with young people.

Will he graduate in time?

“One hundred percent. I’m going to graduate. That is no problem,” Feaster said.

Feaster has taken visits to both Virginia Tech and South Carolina. During his trip to Blacksburg, he met with Hokies head coach Justin Fuente and members of the offensive line.

“I liked it, I liked the players,” Feaster said. “I got to hang out with the offensive linemen. And in the program, they don’t have a feature running back, and running back is the only spot they are willing to take a grad transfer.”

Feaster has remained in almost constant contact with the Hokies while communication with the Gamecocks has slowed to a crawl.

“I went to a 7-on-7 at South Carolina to watch my high school play, and I talked to the coaches while I was up there a little bit. They said I can come in and help them,” Feaster said. “Both schools have pros and cons. I couldn’t make a decision right now between the two. When I sat down and put it all on paper and in perspective, those two stood out.”

When will he make a decision?

“As soon as my grades are in,” he said. “But I could wake up one morning and just be feeling it, whatever I feel is the most comfortable situation, and getting the chance to accomplish what I want to accomplish.”

Feaster leaves Clemson with career totals of 1330 rushing yards with 15 touchdowns, and 23 receptions for 183 yards and 1 touchdown. He played in 41 games, starting 11. His per carry average of 5.99 is second all time at Clemson behind Travis Etienne.

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