4-star 2018 defensive end Xavier Thomas will be visiting Clemson on Saturday for the Clemson-Notre Dame according to his Twitter account.
Most recruiting analysts consider him the top South Carolina prospect for the 2018 recruiting cycle.
Thomas has early offers from Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Clemson offered on 6/9/15.
He had a top six of Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Nebraska, South Carolina and Tennessee back on July 29th.
In his first eight games as a freshman, he had 48 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. For the season (in 10 games), he had 59 tackles and eight sacks. He was named Max Preps Freshman All-American after the season.
Thomas runs an impressive 4.54 40-yard dash, has a 32-inch vertical with a 285-pound bench press and a 385-pound squat.