Not over yet

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Don’t ever count out the Clemson coaches, according to Fort Valley (GA) Peach County head coach Chad Campbell.

Campbell coached 4-star wideout DeMarcus Robinson Marcus Robinson
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at Peach County, and has seen his talented star commit to Clemson earlier in the summer only to flip to Florida this week. However, Clemson’s coaches paid a visit to Robinson Thursday night, and Campbell said that the Clemson staff still has a great shot to landed the 6-2, 200-pounder.

He also said that he will sit down with Robinson Sunday night – following Robinson’s trip to Florida – and weigh the pros and cons of both schools.

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came in here, and they have done an excellent job,” Campbell told TigerNet Friday morning. “They are awesome; some of the best recruiters we have ever seen around here. Coach Scott is on top of his game right now. Bud [Demarcus] is 50-50 right now, and he is going to meet with me Sunday night, and we are going to sit down and talk to him and just go over everything.”

Campbell said he wouldn’t go into specifics of what Clemson’s coaches were telling Robinson, but the message came across loud and clear.

“They are selling the program, and they are selling what they do,” he said. “They are putting it all out on the table about what they do, and how they have looked after him and treated him and all of this stuff.”

Campbell said the Florida coaches sold Robinson on the conference.

“It’s Florida. It’s the SEC. They have been rich in tradition,” he said. “They play in the best conference in the country, and that is their selling point. They told him he can play in the best league in the country and make an impact right now in that conference.”

Many people feel that Robinson can make the same type of impact that Sammy Watkins made at Clemson in 2011, and Campbell didn’t disagree.

“I think he can do anything he wants to do,” he said. “He is a special player, and people have been telling him that he can be the next Sammy. He doesn’t need to be the next Sammy, he just needs to be Demarcus. Sammy is a special, special player, but Bud is, too.”

Campbell said he didn’t know which way Robinson was leaning, and that time was getting short because Robinson is an early enrollee.

“Right now, he is a flustered young man,” he said. “He has two great schools to choose from, and he doesn’t know what he wants to do. He is supposed to be in school before the end of the month. It is weighing on him, and he is torn between two places. He has a great relationship with the coaches at one school, and the other has the mystique of the SEC.”

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Front Page Story: Not over yet
I'm sorry Flo-Rida, that's just weak
Do you actually think that is a problem for UF after the
SEC Mystike LOL
Truly pathetic. They get so many kids to committ to them
Florida also happens to be Florida. They have
Re: Florida also happens to be Florida. They have
They are usually the best league.***
Mystique of the SEC
Re: Mystique of the SEC
you can play for a conf or a school....
Graphic Tiger®
Sammy and Nuke
Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?! ******
He!! no...and it ain't over now !!!***
What the #### happened to the Tigernet
Let em go - he's on a roll.***
Rocky the Tiger®
gotta be more from UF
Do you suppose any other SEC schools use this approach?
Smiling Tiger®
Just every D@MN one of them!
Leg Humper Muschamp
Homer J COOT?????????
Loves the Clemson coaches - UF passes for 143 yds/game
Nuke and Sammy have broken that by themselves
That's why this is a CLASSIC example of why the ESPN
Yep. It's going to ruin the sport.***
I get that but why wouldn't a great WR like to go to a
Good ole' ACC helping us out again.***
such a BIG decision so early in life....I wish Demarcus luck
we need to beat lsu
big head
and it's going to hurt, but I'm going to have to pull for ND
I'm with you on that and it won't bother me one bit for
Re: Front Page Story: Not over yet
Both great schools and programs, tough decision.***
Re: Both great schools and programs, tough decision.***
Read again: "It's Florida, It's the SEC."***
Re: Front Page Story: Not over yet
WOW, I would say this one is in the bag
Re: WOW, I would say this one is in the bag

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