Big recruiting weekend on tap for the Tigers


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Parker Boudreaux will be back on Clemson's campus this weekend
Parker Boudreaux will be back on Clemson's campus this weekend

Clemson will host its second junior day this weekend in conjunction with spring practice and the Tigers will be host several elite athletes as well as younger prospects already on the radar.

On hand will be several 2016 four-star offensive linemen including: Clemson commit Sean PollardSean Pollard
Offensive Guard
6-5, 295
Southern Pines, NC

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(Southern Pines (NC) Pinecrest), Parker BoudreauxParker Boudreaux
Offensive Tackle
6-5, 282
Orlando, FL

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(Orlando (FL) Bishop Moore), Josh Ball (Fredericksburg (VA) Stafford Senior), John Simpson (North Charleston (SC) Fort Dorchester) and Clark YarbroughClark Yarbrough
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6-6, 255
Woodberry Forest, VA

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(Woodberry Forest (VA)).

Headlining prospects on the defensive side are four-star defensive linemen Nick Coe (Asheboro (NC)), Julian Okwara (Charlotte (NC) Ardrey Kell), Charles Wiley (Stockbridge (GA)) and four-star cornerback Nygel Edmonds (Chattanooga (TN) McCallie School).

In addition to those big-name prospects, Clemson will also be hosting 2018 North Charleston (SC) Fort Dorchester phenom quarterback Dakereon Joyner.

Joyner told TigerNet Thursday night that he hopes that he can meet his idol – Deshuan Watson – during this weekend’s visit and sit down with him to discuss life outside of football.

“This weekend is basically a spring practice but it's a junior day afterwards,” Joyner told TigerNet. “In the morning time there will be a spring practice. I'm really hoping to see Deshaun Watson and I hope I get the chance to talk to him, because that's my role model. During the junior day part, I want me and my mom to get to see the education part of Clemson and what Clemson is really all about as a football program.

“It would just be a regular conversation. You know - what is he studying, what does he do to stay on top of his grades and how does he stay so humble with all of the attention he's getting from all over the world.”

Expected visitors

2016

Josh Ball, 4-star offensive lineman, Fredericksburg (VA) Stafford Senior

Parker Boudreaux, 4-star offensive lineman, Orlando (FL) Bishop Moore

Nick Coe, 4-star defensive end, Asheboro (NC)

Nygel Edmonds, 4-star cornerback, Chattanooga (TN) McCallie School

Luke ElderLuke Elder
Offensive Tackle
6-5, 280
Lagrange, GA

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, 3-star offensive lineman, LaGrange (GA)

Garrett Hooker, linebacker, Thomasville (NC) Ledford

Thomas Jarrett Hopple, 3-star offensive lineman, Suffolk (VA) Nansemond

Laronde Liverpool, 3-star linebacker, Virginia Beach (VA) Landstown

Julian Okwara, 4-star defensive end/outside linebacker, Charlotte (NC) Ardrey Kell

Sean Pollard, 4-star offensive line COMMIT, Southern Pines (NC) Pinecrest

Adam Raschilla, offensive lineman, Tuscaloosa (AL) Tuscaloosa County

John Simpson, 4-star offensive lineman, North Charleston (SC) Fort Dorchester

Tyler Tobias, cornerback, Oxon Hill (MD) Potomac

Charles Wiley, 4-star defensive end, Stockbridge (GA)

Datavious Wilson, linebacker, Harstville (SC)

Drew Wilson, 3-star offensive lineman, Bamberg (SC) Bamberg-Ehrhardt

Clark Yarbrough, 4-star offensive lineman, Woodberry Forest (VA)

2017

Jason Brown, quarterback, Fredericksburg (VA) Chancellor

Savalas CannSavalas Cann
Wide Receiver
6-0, 175
Bamberg, SC

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, wide receiver/defensive back, Bamberg (SC) Bamberg-Ehrhardt

Tyler Fannin, offensive lineman, Hoschton (GA) Mill Creek

Nate McBride, linebacker, Vidalia (GA)

Austin Nelson, wide receiver, North Henderson (NC)

OrTre Smith, wide receiver, Mount Pleasant (SC) Wando

Brian Strozier, linebacker, Tucker (GA)

2018

Dax HollifieldDax Hollifield
Middle Linebacker
6-1, 220
Shelby, NC

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, linebacker, Shelby (NC)

Dakereon Joyner, quarterback/athlete, North Charleston (SC) Fort Dorchester

Teradja MitchellTeradja Mitchell
Outside Linebacker
6-2, 205
Virginia Beach, VA

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, linebacker, Virginia Beach (VA) Bayside

Ricky Slade, running back, Woodbridge (VA) C.D. Hylton

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