Clemson's Junior Day loaded

Clemson's Junior Day loaded

Several of the top prospects from the southeast will be in Clemson on Saturday for the Tigers' first Junior Day of the year.

Among the headliners at this year's exclusive event is quarterback commitment Deshaun Watson, who will be in town from Gainesville, Ga. Watson won't be the only highly sought after junior from the Peach State.

Sandy Creek four-star wide receiver Demarre Kitt, the state's top wide receiver in the class of 2014, according to Scout.com, will head north to Clemson with Watson.


QB Deshaun Watson has offers from all across the country.
Both Kitt and Watson remain in constant touch with Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris.

Watson committed to Clemson last February but is listed as a soft commitment as he continues to visit schools around the nation.

Both he and Kitt will trip to Ohio State after visiting Clemson.

The state's top-rated cornerback, four-star D.J. Smith, will make his first visit to Clemson from Marietta's Walton High School.

Smith was offered by Clemson earlier this month.

Milan Richard, a three-star tight end from Calvary Baptist School in Savannah, will make his second trip to Tigertown. He visited last fall for the South Carolina game.

Several talented prospects from North Carolina have plans to head south to Clemson.

Four-star running back Elijah Hood, who's been offered by Clemson as a linebacker, is on the list as a guest this weekend. The Charlotte Catholic junior camped at Clemson last summer.

Hood is the top-ranked running back in North Carolina and the No. 13 ground gainer in the nation.

Also from the Queen City, three-star tight end Jeb Blazevich will make the trip from Charlotte Catholic.

Fellow three-star Jefferie Gibson, the No. 23 safety in the country, is scheduled to visit from Southern Alamance High School in Graham.

Lorenzo Featherston of Page High School in Greensboro picked up a Clemson offer in November. Saturday will be his first trip to Tigertown.

Among the instate visitors are Easley athlete C.J. Fuller, Bamberg-Ehrhardt athlete Kevin Crosby and Williston-Elko offensive tackle Taylor Hearn. All three have receiver a Clemson offer.


Kevin Crosby is ranked as the No. 11 LB in the nation.
Up from Florida will be a trio of teammates from East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs.

Four-star juniors Artavis Scott and Mason Cole, both of whom have Clemson offers, are scheduled to visit. Cole camped in Tigertown over the summer. This will be Scott's first visit. Sophomore wide receiver/safety George Campbell will join Scott and Cole.

Former Florida State commitment Jacob McCrary, a three-star wide receiver from Coral Reef High School in Miami, will visit Clemson for the first time since naming the Tigers his leader.

This will also be McCrary's first time on an airplane- creating further excitement in his camp.

This time last year, Todd Kelly Jr. was gearing up for a visit to Clemson for the first Junior Day in 2012. Scout.com rates him a three-star and ranks him as the No. 18 safety in the class of 2014.

Stay tuned to CUTigers for more names to be added to this weekend's docket.

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