Venables excited about Justin Parker


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Clemson linebacker discussions have mostly centered on last year’s class of Stephone Anthony Stephone Anthony

Fr. Linebacker

#12 6-3, 235

Polkton, NC

View Full Profile , B.J. GoodsonB.J. Goodson

RS Fr. Linebacker

#44 6-1, 235

Timmonsville, SC

View Full Profile , Tony StewardTony Steward

Fr. Linebacker

#7 6-1, 245

Hastings, FL

View Full Profile , and Lateek TownsendLateek Townsend

Fr. Linebacker

#20 6-2, 215

Bennettsville, SC

View Full Profile . Rising junior linebacker Justin ParkerJustin Parker

So. Linebacker

#8 6-1, 225

Port Royal, SC

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“Brent [Venables] is really excited about him,” said Dabo Swinney. “He really likes his upside. He thinks he is fluid, great instincts. He feels like he can play any of the three positions which is very encouraging because we certainly need Justin to come on and be the kind of guy we all hoped he could be.”

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