Rasool the jewel

At 6-foot-6, 210 pounds, Rasool Clemons has some growing to do before he's ready to make an impact at the college level as a defensive end.

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But that hasn't stopped schools from offering the three-star junior from South Aiken High School.

"I remember that Clemson and Florida State had offered me the same day, they gave me an offer on the same day," Clemons said, during a recent interview.

Since that day, LSU, Virginia and Tennessee have offered. The offer from the instate Tigers was well received.

"I was excited. It's close to home. I've liked them ever since I came down here, pretty much, I've liked Clemson. And my brother is a Clemson fan, too. He was happy. My mom was happy," Clemons said.

For Clemons, the same could be said about the Florida State tender.

"I like Florida State. I liked Deion Sanders and he used to play for Florida State," he said.

In the fall, Clemons visited Clemson for the Georgia and Florida State games. Those are his only two visits to the Clemson campus.

"It was nice," he said. "I liked it a lot. It was really nice. I enjoyed myself."

Clemons has visited Florida State for camp and the Miami game. South Carolina hosted him during their camp over the summer and later in fall for a game.

Who leads?

"I don't even think about right now. I'm waiting until next season to start thinking about it. Right now, I'm just taking it day by day, getting my team ready for next year."

Several factors will be considered as he moves towards that decision.

"How the players are off the field. How they're tutoring is, the school tutoring, the academics, and if I feel comfortable around the campus, if I could see myself there, if it's a school where I could see myself," Clemons said.

Signing Day 2015 is the targeted date for his decision.

As a junior, Clemons had 75 tackles and 19.5 tackles for loss.

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