OLB Trey Johnson Profile
The Tigers offered Central Gwinnett High School sophomore Trey Johnson on Friday afternoon.
"I got a text message from my coach and he told me that Clemson had offered me," Johnson told CUTigers.com earlier this week. "I remember [a Clemson coach] being at my practice later that day."
The coach from Clemson was defensive ends coach Marion Hobby. The offer is one that's near and dear to Johnson's heart.
"I wasn't really expecting to get it," he said. "Usually I hear about which coaches are coming by that day. I didn't hear about it then.
"It was kind of a big deal, because that's the alma matter of my Godmother."
Johnson, a rising junior, holds over 20 offers. The 6-foot-1, 208-pound outside linebacker has already received tenders from Auburn, Alabama, Florida State, Georgia Tech and USC.
More are expected. For now, "it‘s kind of early" to name any favorites.
He plans to head to Florida and Auburn this summer for camps. Visits have already been made to Florida, Florida State, Alabama and Georgia.
A visit to Clemson is "most definitely" on the horizon.
Johnson has three things in mind as he continues to look for the right fit.
"The first thing is academics. The second thing is how I'll fit into the defensive scheme that the team is running," he said. "The depth of the team, who all they have there."
As a sophomore, Johnson finished with 152 tackles (21 for loss) and seven sacks.
Clemson offer special to premier LB
CUTigers.com Top Stories
Pagano to TransferAfter helping Clemson win a National Championship and earning his degree, Scott Pagano has decided it is time for him to move on.
CUTigers.comFriday at 11:58 AM
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.comWednesday at 8:40 AM
TIGERS TAKE A W FROM WAKEAfter back-to-back heartbreaking losses to Syracuse and Duke, the Tigers built a 21-point lead on Wake Forest and won by 12 to complete the season sweep of the Deacs and keep their…
CUTigers.comTuesday at 8:09 PM
DEJA BLUEFor the second straight game, Clemson had the lead or a chance to win on the final possession of the game and came up just short. This time, it was against #18 Duke in the most…
NATIONAL SIGNING DAY HQKeep it right here for all of the latest developments on National Signing Day in Clemson!