Clemson after top 2012 DB

Not too long ago, Clemson found an All-American safety from Tallahassee by the name of DeAndre McDaniel. The Tigers are after another safety from Florida's capital.

S Travis Blanks Profile

North Florida Christian junior safety Travis Blanks already has over 15 offers.

The four-star visited Clemson last fall for the Miami game.

"It was a good atmosphere. I didn't get to see a lot of the campus and everything, because there were so many people," he said. "It was a good atmosphere. I liked the coaches. That's pretty much all that stood out to me."

Blanks also visited Auburn, Georgia and Florida State for games last fall. Recently, he's visited Georgia.

When asked for the schools he's considering, Blanks said, "Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, FSU, Notre Dame, USC, Cal—those are some of my top schools."

The list of schools, all of which have offered, are listed in no particular order.

As a junior, Blanks had 104 tackles, four interceptions and 33 catches for 465 yards.

"Most schools are recruiting me as a db. I want to play corner," he said. "A lot of schools are recruiting me at corner or safety, but mainly db."

What position is Clemson recruiting you to play?

"I might return kicks, or when I get there, they might switch me to receiver, but I really don't know," Blanks said.

He's aiming to have a decision rendered by December, but that's not for certain. Top Stories