The ACC powerhouse has five early Georgia commitments, including four out of the state’s top eight prospects, according to Rivals.com.
Last year, Clemson got off to a similar sizzling start, including an early commitment from Robert Nkemdiche, the nation’s consensus No. 1 prospect. However, the Tigers fizzled down the stretch, helplessly watching four Georgia commitments flip to SEC schools.
Clemson is hoping to avoid a repeat of last year. Recently, the Tigers got a scare when the crown jewel of their 2014 class, franchise quarterback
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of Gainesville High School, took a secret visit to Auburn. He calmed some fears by repeatedly stating that he’s committed to Clemson but the Tigers won’t breathe easy until February’s signing day.