4-star defensive tackle Sterling JohnsonSterling Johnson Defensive Tackle 6-4, 265 Clayton, NC ESPN: View Full Profile has committed to Clemson according to his twitter account. His final three schools were Alabama, Clemson and Tennessee.
He has spoke with Mike Reed about his commitment but will have to get in touch with Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney to officially commit. Clemson commitments are not official till the prospect has spoken directly with Swinney, and he discusses what a commitment means to Clemson.
Clemson was his first college offer and Dan Brooks and Mike Reed had been recruiting him for the Tigers.
Since then, he has had offers from schools such as Alabama, Florida, Florida State, North Carolina, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, among others.
He told TigerNet about his visit to Clemson for Junior Day in early February: "One thing that really popped out at me was the family-type environment," he said. "Everybody is constantly raving about Clemson and I finally was able to experience that when we went down there to visit."
As a junior, he had 80 tackles and 7 sacks.
I would to thank all the schools who have offered but, It's official, I am verbally committed to Clemson university ! #Tigers????