OG Patrick Destefano Profile
The last time CUTigers caught up with Dorman (Roebuck) offensive lineman Patrick Destefano, he claimed the Tigers as his leader.
"I've narrowed my choices down to five schools," he said. "I don't want to disclose my five schools yet, but Clemson is right up there with the top of them."
In the spring, he'll visit all five of those favorite schools.
"Hopefully, I'll have all my questions answered by that point, and I might have my decision ready by this summer," Destefano said.
The biggest reason why he's ready to have a decision in the first half of 2010, he's planning on an early enrollment.
Destefano currently holds 10 offers. Along with Clemson, South Carolina, Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State, Wake Forest, Stanford, Northwestern and Tennessee have offered.
The Scout.com three-star was disappointed to see Billy Napier and Andre Powell let go.
"It's very unfortunate that they had to fire coach Powell and coach Napier, but that's the business side of it. I really liked coach Napier," he said.
Destefano has yet to meet new offensive coordinator Chad Morris, but he looks forward to meeting him.
In his previous interview with CUTigers, Destefano listed Stanford and Penn State behind Clemson.
Four former Dorman players are expected to be on Clemson's roster this fall. Brandon Thomas and Ryan Pruitt are already there. Charone Peake and Adam Humphries are committed to the 2011 class.
Clemson's first 2012 commitment?
CUTigers.com Top Stories
TIGERS WALK-OFF IN 11TH FOR 8TH STRAIGHT WIN!Reed Rohlman's 2-out, 2-strike dying quail in the 11th drove in Weston Jackson to beat Winthrop 6-5 for the Tigers' 8th straight win!
CUTigers.comYesterday at 8:37 PM
3-29 RECRUITING RADARIn our weekly Recruiting Radar, CUTigers Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel updates you on the latest news and intel on the Clemson recruiting front!
CUTigers.comYesterday at 11:19 AM
TIGERS WIN SEVENTH STRAIGHTWeston Jackson hit 2-out homers in back-to-back innings to blow the game open, as Tyler Jackson improved to 4-1 and #5 Clemson picked up its 7th straight win and 3rd straight…
CUTigers.comTuesday at 7:35 PM
TIGERS TEE OFF ON C OF CRed-hot ACC Player of the Week Chris Williams hit his 4th and 5th home runs in 8 days and Beer and Davidson also went yard, as #6 Clemson won its 16th of the last 18 games.