Four-star DE wowed by Clemson

Sitting just northwest of Charlotte is the small town of Lincolnton. And among the 10,000 or so folks living in Lincolnton is a four-star defensive end.

DE Darian Roseboro Profile

Darian Roseboro is a junior on the Lincolnton High School football team. ranks him as the nation's No. 17 ranked defensive end in the class of 2015.

He's been to Clemson several times, "too many to count," he said during a May interview with CUTigers.

The 6-foot-5, 265-pound prospect was back in town for the season opener against Georgia.

"It was exciting. I've never seen so many Clemson fans," Roseboro said. "It was wild the whole night… it was a pretty cool experience. That atmosphere down there was great."

While in town for the game, Roseboro spent time with defensive ends coach Marion Hobby and defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks, who recruits that portion of North Carolina for Clemson. Roseboro also interacted with just about every other coach on the Clemson staff.

"They were saying that they want the best. They're very highly interested in me and they want me at Clemson," Roseboro said.

He'll hit the road this fall to see several schools.

"I know I'm going to N.C. State, Tennessee, Duke and South Carolina, and an Ohio State game," Roseboro said.

Several schools have offered, including Clemson, Auburn, Michigan, UNC, N.C. State, South Carolina and Tennessee.

"I'm still pretty open. I haven't been to every school that I might put in my top five, so I'm still pretty open right now," Roseboro said.

As a sophomore, he had 107 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, eight sacks, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

Roseboro had had 107 tackles, seven sacks and 12 tackles for loss as a freshman. Top Stories