Maurice Fountain Signs with Clemson

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Clemson, SC -- Maurice Fountain, a defensive end from Camden, SC who
played this past season at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia,
has signed a letter of intent with the Clemson football program.

Fountain originally signed with the Tigers on Wednesday,
but his mother's signature was missing. The papers were mailed to her,
and the school released his official signing today.

His bio is listed below.

Maurice Fountain DE 6-4 230
Camden, SC Fork Union Military Academy (VA)

Ranked as the #78 player in Southeast by Tom Lemming...a two-time
all-conference selection in high school at Camden High in South
Carolina in 1998 and 1999 by Jimmy Neal...all-area as a junior and
senior, all-region as a senior...all-state as a defensive end his
senior year...played in the North-South All-Star game in Myrtle
Beach, he was the MVP of that game in 1999...had three sacks and nine
tackles in that contest...ranked as one of the top 15 prospects in
South Carolina in coming out of Camden...a SuperPrep All-American who
had 94 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 11 sacks as a senior...led
the region in sacks as a senior at Camden...comes to Clemson from
same high school as Charles Bennett, also in this year's signee
class, they will both play defensive end at Clemson...played for John
Shuman at Fork Union Military in 2000, he had 71 tackles and 11
sacks...played prep football in 2000 with Clemson signee Eric
Coleman...led the team in sacks last year...also has been an
all-state selection in basketball at the prep level...born
9-22-82...chose Clemson over South Carolina.

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