CLEMSON, SC -- According to MickeyPlyler.com defensive back Travis Pough (6-1, 180, 4.7) from Manning, SC has given a verbal commitment to Clemson. Pugh had been a heavy lean to the Tigers and had stated he would commit when offered. He was also receiving contact from South Carolina. As a junior, Pugh had 100 tackles and 6 interceptions. At Clemson Pugh will be reunited with former teammate Brian Mance and will be used as a safety by the Tigers. Pugh was recruited by Clemson assistant Brad Scott.
Reported 2001 Football Commitments
DB Travis Pugh from Manning, SC
DE Maurice "Mo" Fountain from Camden, SC
DT Grant Oliver from Lexington, SC
WR Tymere Zimmerman from Bennettsville, SC