Clemson and Auburn vying for two recruits

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RB D.J. Howard of Lincoln, AL, took an official visit to Clemson this past weekend, but said on Monday night that he is still firmly committed to the Tigers of Auburn.

However, Howard will meet with Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney on Tuesday at his school, and Howard admitted that Clemson still has a shot.

“I liked it [his visit], and Clemson has a lot of great things,” Howard told TigerNet Monday night. “I kind of just sat back and absorbed everything, took everything in, and saw some great things. I was just up there getting a look around, getting a feel for the campus and things like that. I liked a lot of those things. But right now, I am 95 percent sure I am going to Auburn at this point.”

Also, DB and Clemson commitment Darius Robinson of Atlanta has seen Auburn and Georgia Tech come on strong of late. However, Robinson said on Monday night he is still committed to Clemson, and it appears that the Yellow Jackets are off of his radar.

“Georgia Tech is not the picture,” he told TigerNet, leaving the two Tiger programs seemingly at the forefront. "I'm just confused right now.” Robinson said that he talked with Clemson recruiter Charlie Harbison on Monday, and will have visits this week from Auburn and Tech.

2010 Football Commitments

Tavaris Barnes		DT	6-5 240
David Beasley		OL	6-4 290
Victor Beasley		ATH	6-5 215
Bashaud Breeland	ATH	6-1 190
Desmond Brown		DB	6-0 195
Martavis Bryant		WR	6-4 190
Demont Buice		RB	6-2 205
Ricky Chaney		LB	6-3 200
Sam Cooper		TE	6-5 230
Joe Craig		ATH	6-0 170
Corey Crawford		DE	6-5 235
Kalon Davis		OL	6-5 325
DeAndre Hopkins		ATH	6-2 170
Martin Jenkins		DB	5-9 170
Jake Nicolopulos	LB	6-2 220
Garry Peters		DB	6-0 175
Darius Robinson		DB	6-0 170
Tra Thomas		DT	6-1 270
Gifford Timothy		OL	6-6 290
Josh Watson		DT	6-3 285
Reid Webster		OL	6-5 270

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