The commitment: S Korrin Wiggins, Hillside HS [Durham, N.C.]
Date committed: Feb. 6, 2013
Ranked: Three-star, No. 52 S
Other options: North Carolina, Ohio State
Position status: There aren't many true free safeties returning from last season's 11-win team. There is a projected starter, and that's Travis Blanks, who is expected to take over for long-time starter Rashard Hall. But things start to get a little murky after that. Ronald Geohaghan, a former four-star recruit, could work at free safety. But he could also play in the box at the nickel/SAM position. Garry Peters has played some safety during his time at Clemson, but he spent last season at cornerback and that could be his permanent home. If he stays on the defensive side of the ball, Cordrea Tankersley could also work at free safety.
The evaluation: Wiggins is a playmaker in the secondary. He has a high football I.Q. and is a leader on the defensive side of the ball. Wiggins also does a nice job getting into his backpedal and breaking on the football. He is more quick than fast. His anticipation and ball skills are extremely impressive. He is also very physical and strong against the run. Overall, Wiggins has the potential to be an anchor in the Tigers' secondary for years to come. - Michael Clark, Scout.com recruiting analyst
Estimated impact: 2013. It certainly isn't a 100 percent chance that Wiggins will avoid a redshirt this fall, but the number isn't too far off. Because of the lack of bodies at free safety, he'll play this season. At the very least, he'll contribute on special teams in 2013.
Commitment capsule: Wiggins
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