Hometown: Phenix City,
AL (Central HS)
4-star 2017 outside linebacker Markail Benton from Phenix City, Alabama has Clemson in his top group of schools according to his Twitter account.
Benton's Top 6 is currently Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, LSU and South Carolina.
He has national offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Michigan, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
He started on his school's high school team as a freshman and now has become one of the top junior linebackers in the nation.
Sports medicine is the major that he plans to study in college and he recently committed to play in the Under Armour All-America game.