Baker reviews official visit

Florida State cornerback commitment Adrian Baker took his official visit to Clemson this weekend. How was it? What stood out? What's next?

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"It was really, really good. I had a great time," Baker told CUTigers on Sunday.

The Chaminade Madonna Prep [Hollywood, Fla.] three-star prospect arrived to Clemson on Friday.

"We toured the facilities and then I went out to dinner," Baker said.

He saw more of the campus on Saturday before spending time with head coach Dabo Swinney.

"Saturday, we toured Vickery, hung out at coach Swinney's house and I went to the basketball game," Baker said.

Then, on Sunday, "we went to brunch and I had a meeting with coach Swinney."

What stood out about the weekend?

"Just the genuineness of everyone."

Swinney and defensive coordinator Brent Venables had a specific message for the No. 59 cornerback in the class of 2013.

"They said they need corners to come in and help the program right away," Baker said.

Travis Blanks served as his player host.

"He was telling me about the environment…if I can come in and do what I've got to do, I can play early. He was just talking about the environment and education," Baker said.

At Swinney's house on Saturday, Baker and Blanks learned that defensive backs coach Charlie Harbison would be moving on to Auburn.

"We were the first ones to find out," Baker said.

Though Baker shares a good relationship with Harbison, but his departure from Clemson won't make much of an impact on his decision.

"It's a great staff, a great program. One coach won't really affect it too much," Baker said.

Clemson continues to be held in high regard after the trip.

"Right now, I'm really taking it all in, I'm just going to see what happens from here," he said.

Oklahoma will host Baker for an official visit next weekend.

The Florida State pledge is scheduled to visit Tallahassee officially in January, but added, "I don't know if I'll take it."

As a senior, he had 40 tackles and four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. On the offensive side of the ball, Baker finished with 20 catches for 500 yards with nine touchdowns.

As a junior, he finished with 21 tackles, five interceptions and two defensive touchdowns. Baker also scored once on a punt return Top Stories