Clemson’s commitments and recruits continue to impress on Friday nights.
Perhaps the most impressive nights came on the arms of 2015 quarterback commits Tucker IsraelTucker Israel Quarterback 6-0, 195 Orlando, FL ESPN: View Full Profile and Kelly BryantKelly Bryant Quarterback 6-4, 205 Piedmont, SC ESPN: View Full Profile. Israel, out of Orlando (FL) Lake Nona, completed 25-of-37 passes for 351 yards and seven touchdowns in a 61-0 rout of Cypress Creek. Israel also showed he can do it on the ground, carrying the ball seven times for 88 yards.
Wren’s (SC) Kelly Bryant completed 20-of-28 passes for 378 yards and six touchdowns in a 54-40 win over Hanna. He also carried the ball 12 times for 54 yards.
Other 2015 commits
Ray Ray McCloudRay Ray McCloud Wide Receiver 5-10, 170 Tampa, FL ESPN: View Full Profile – McCloud had 15 carries for 39 yards as Durant (FL) defeated Sickles and McCloud 30-20.
Austin BryantAustin Bryant Defensive End 6-5, 245 Thomasville, GA ESPN: View Full Profile – Bryant had five tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks and forced a fumble in Thomas County’s 42-0 win over Riverdale. The Riverdale quarterback had negative 31 yards, and Thomas County head coach Bill Shaver told the Times Enterprise that Riverdale couldn’t stop Bryant.
“Our defensive ends, they can’t block those two guys,” Shaver said. “So it was one where they tried to spread it out early and they saw real quick they couldn’t block 7 (Bryant) and 87 (Matthew Prather) and then they had to basically pack it in there and keep those guys from getting on the quarterback. So those were two really special players for us and they set the tone tonight.”
Garrett WilliamsGarrett Williams Tight End 6-4, 215 Orlando, FL ESPN: View Full Profile – Williams had 74 yards rushing and two touchdowns as Orlando First Academy (FL) defeated Foundation Academy 45-8.
Jake FruhmorgenJake Fruhmorgen Offensive Tackle 6-5, 280 Tampa, FL ESPN: View Full Profile – Fruhmorgen graded out at 83 as Tampla (FL) Plant defeated rival Robinson 48-16.
J.C. ChalkJ.C. Chalk Tight End 6-4, 221 Argyle, TX ESPN: View Full Profile – Chalk had two catches for 30 yards as his Arglye (TX) squad defeated Dennison 42-35.
Kaleb Chalmers - the Greenwood (SC) corner suffered a knee injury Friday night, but tests Monday revealed the injury isn't as serious as it could have been. He sent me a text and said he will be out for 3-to-6 weeks.
*I am still chasing news and notes from this past weekend’s games, so check back regularly for updates.