RB Zac Brooks Profile
Real soon, as a matter of fact.
The Jonesboro High School [Arkansas] senior running back will enroll at Clemson in January.
"I decided about two or three months ago [to enroll early]," he told CUTigers.com.
Brooks looks forward to getting back to Clemson on a full-time basis.
"I'm not rushing it. I'm just trying to finish my time with my family. I'm excited about it, but I can wait," he said.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound prospect is ready to get into the Tigers' high-powered offense with Chad Morris.
"I'm ready to get started. I'm ready to get into the system and start learning the plays and getting bigger," Brooks said.
But he's still unsure of what his workload could be next year.
"If Andre Ellington goes into the draft, I'm not sure yet. If he does go into the draft, I'm expecting to be the back, the prime back," Brooks said.
The No. 42 wide receiver in the country, according to Scout.com, Brooks will play running back at Clemson.
He also spoke about last weekend's official visit.
"We got there Friday evening around 5 or 6 and we stayed until Sunday, around 11 or 12," Brooks said. "It was me, my mom, my dad, my sister, my niece and my little brother."
While in town, he spent a lot of time with Roderick McDowell and the rest of the Clemson running backs.
"Hot Rod, mostly it was just me and him," Brooks said.
Overall, how was the trip?
"It was everything that I was expecting. I was expecting anything big. Everything kind of met my expectations," he said. "I just fell deeper in love with my commitment to Clemson."
Brooks, who had a sprained ankle for half of the regular season, registered 63 carries for 653 yards and nine touchdowns. He also had 28 catches for 414 yards and five touchdowns. In three playoff games, he logged two 100-yard rushing games.
As a junior, he rushed for 1,358 yards on 180 carries with 15 touchdowns. Brooks also caught 33 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns with a kick return for a score.
As a sophomore, Brooks hauled in 38 receptions for 769 yards and five touchdowns. He carried 21 times for 218 yards and two touchdowns and returned a punt for a score.
Ready to enroll at Clemson
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