Three-star OT back in Clemson

Oliver Jones, one of the state's top offensive tackles in the class of 2012, was in Clemson Saturday for the first of two junior days the Tigers have scheduled this year.

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The Ninety Six High School three-star arrived to Tigertown just before 11 o'clock Saturday morning.

"We registered, went to the basketball game, ate lunch at halftime during the game when we came back to the West End Zone. Then we went to Vickery," Jones told CUTigers on Saturday night. "We went to the dorms, took a tour of those. Came back to the West End Zone, went to the training room, the weight room—just chilled for a little bit."

From there, the offensive and defensive players split up for meetings with their respective coordinators.

After the meetings, the prospects put on jerseys in the locker room, bussed around to the other side of the stadium, rubbed Howard's Rock and took off down the hill.

Jones, who's still recovering from a knee injury, took another route to the field.

"My favorite part was putting on the jerseys and getting pictures with all the guys, and them running down the hill," he said. "I went up there and rubbed the rock with them. I just went down the stairs."

Offensive coordinator Chad Morris sat down at Jones' table during lunch. Saturday was the first day they'd met face to face.

"He's a laid back guy. But when he starts talking about football, you can, you can see the passion. I liked that about him," Jones said.

He's yet to make plans for other trips this spring, but did say that visits to South Carolina and Georgia could be on the horizon. Top Stories