Big recruiting weekend for Clemson

Three prospects will take official visits to Clemson this weekend, two of which are committed to SEC West schools.

DT D.J. Reader
The Shrine Bowl participant from Greensboro, N.C. continues to be recruited to Clemson as a defensive tackle. But football's not the only sport he wants to play at the next level. While in town, he'll meet with baseball coach Jack Leggett to gauge to Tiger baseball team's interest.

Reader, who's listed at 6-foot-3, 330 pounds, also plays first base and pitches on the baseball diamond.

He's already taken an official visit to Maryland and will take an official visit to North Carolina next weekend.

Clemson leads ahead of Maryland and North Carolina. A decision is expected to be announced on signing day.

Robbie Caldwell serves as the primary recruiter for the Tigers.

DE Jamichael Winston
Despite missing his junior year with a shoulder injury, Winston has become a hot commodity among several schools, including Clemson and Michigan State.

Winston committed to Arkansas in October, but will make his official to Clemson this weekend.

A visit to Michigan State has not been scheduled, and he's already taken his official trip to Arkansas.

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive end is being recruited to Clemson by Marion Hobby. Hobby and Vigor High School [Prichard, Ala.] head coach Kerry Stevenson.

MLB Cassanova McKinzey
The longtime Auburn commitment was contemplating a Clemson trip at this time a year ago, but never made the visit. By March, he was committed to Auburn.

McKinzey, a four-star, decided on Thursday that he would finally visit Clemson.

Charlie Harbison, who was at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Ala. earlier this week, secured the visit by McKinzey.

Along with Clemson, South Carolina and South Florida have also been in contact recently.

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