Rising star

One of the top in-state prospects for the 2013 class spent time working out at both wide receiver and a defensive back at Clemson this week.

ATH Tramel Terry Profile

Goose Creek High School standout Tramel Terry was in town for the entire second session of the Dabo Swinney Football Camp.

"It was pretty good. I enjoyed it," Terry told CUTigers.com on Thursday. "I like how they bring everybody back to Clemson and they make everybody feel like they're family. I like how Dabo Swinney is always out there, getting after it like he was."

In his first two season of high school ball, Terry has played wide receiver and served in the return game. In addition to playing some running back, too, Terry will see his role expand to the defensive side of the ball this fall.

Clemson originally offered as a wide receiver. Now the Tigers have him down as an athlete.

Terry enjoyed the work he had at cornerback, safety and nickel back with Clemson defensive backs coach Charlie Harbison.

"I just wanted to learn a little bit about the position, because I'm going to play some this year," Terry said. "Coach Cheese is real cool. It was real fun. I liked it a lot."

The 5-foot-11, 173-pound rising junior has no preference for one side of the ball over the other.

"I could end up being better at DB than receiver, once I learn the technique," Terry said. "I've got the athletic ability already. I've got the speed. I've just got to get the technique down, and I'll be straight."

Clemson running backs coach Tony Elliott, who recruits the Charleston area, spent some one-on-one with Terry this week.

"He's not going to pressure me into committing. He talked to me about it, and that's about it," Terry said.

A trip to Florida State could be on deck later this summer. He would head to Tallahassee with 2013 quarterback Brice Ramsey, who recently picked up an offer from Clemson in May. Ramsey and Terry's fathers work together.

Are there any favorites?

"Not right now," Terry said. "I'm confused right now."

As a sophomore, he caught 28 passes for 606 yards and five touchdowns, and added three more scores rushing. Terry also returned 12 kicks for 303 yards.

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