Looking ahead to 2015: WR

With six commitments already on the 2015 board, the Clemson staff is already off to a good start for the upcoming recruiting cycle.

Four-star safety Van Smith got the ball rolling before the Georgia game. Later on in the season, three-star offensive tackle Noah Green and three-star wide receiver Shadell Bell followed with their commitments. In December, three-star outside linebacker Tanner Muse pledged.

February proved to be a fruitful month, too. Two days before Signing Day, three-star quarterback Tucker Israel committed. On Signing Day, five-star offensive tackle Mitch Hyatt pulled the trigger.

Here are a few names to keep an eye on over the next few months.


Adam Humphries is going to be the only senior in 2014. Charone Peake would be in his final season of eligibility had he not torn his ACL last fall, so he's now a redshirt junior. With the rumblings of a move to safety by T.J. Green, Mike Williams and Germone Hopper are the only sophomores.

Behind that group is nothing but young, inexperienced players, also known as freshmen. Three enrolled in January: Demarre Kitt, Kyrin Priester and Artavis Scott. Trevion Thompson, a four-star like Scott and Kitt, signed in February.

With Bell already in the fold, Dabo Swinney, Chad Morris and Jeff Scott can be selective when looking for one or two more commitments in 2015.

Deon Cain, Tampa Bay Technical High School - Tampa, Fla.
Clemson running backs coach Tony Elliott dropped of the offer to Cain in December. The day of the offer, Cain also spoke with wide receivers coach Jeff Scott. The quarterback at his school, Cain is listed by Scout.com as a four-star prospect. He has options. Among the favorites: Clemson, Kentucky, Miami, Florida, Ohio State, North Carolina State, Alabama and Tennessee.

George Campbell, East Lake High School - Tarpon Springs, Fla.
One of the most athletic prospects in the country, if not the most athletic, Campbell might end up on the defensive side of the ball because of his inconsistent hands. Nonetheless, he's highly-coveted. Once committed to Michigan, Campbell has offers from just about every major program in the country. His most recent visit was the UNC for the Duke game. Clemson hosted him for a visit last year when he was on campus with Artavis Scott.

Keyston Fuller, Griffin High School - Griffin, Ga.
Clemson offered Fuller in February, joining Duke, Georgia Tech and UNC. A 6-foot, 180-pound three-star who sports a sub-4.5 40-time, Fuller won a state championship with his Griffin teammates in December. He hopes to make his first trip up to Clemson next month.

Clemson offered Mollette in the fall.
Nyheim Hines, Garner High School - Garner, N.C.
Offensive line coach Robbie Caldwell serves as Hines' primary recruiter to Clemson. He was joined by Swinney and Jeff Scott at Garner High School on the first day of the January evaluation period. Because of that, it's probably safe to say that Hines is high on the 2015 wish list. One of the most productive prospects in the entire country, Hines would play the 2-position that Sammy Watkins occupied each of the last three seasons. Along with Clemson, UNC and N.C. State are also strong contenders.

Juval Mollette, Randleman High School - Randleman, N.C.
Clemson offered Mollette a day after he was in Carter-Finley Stadium to see the Tigers beat N.C. State. Caldwell, who recruits the area, dropped off the offer. Mollette later visited Clemson for the Florida State game. NC State, UNC, Clemson, Tennessee, Ohio State and Virginia Tech are among the schools that have offered the three-star.

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