WR Looking Towards Clemson

Travis Anderson is one of the best all around athletes in the southeast this year. This Byrnes High School standout began the year with two catches for 39 yards and a touchdown as his team rolled to a 51-0 victory. The Tigers have already offered Anderson but who else is knocking on the door?

Travis Anderson (5-10, 175, 4.4) out Byrnes High School in Spartanburg, SC had 52 catches for 800 yards and 8 touchdowns last season. He also had 8 interceptions on defense and many experts are projecting that he could play offense or defense at the collegiate level.

Travis Anderson was an all-region performer last season, is ranked as the #15 prospect in the state of South Carolina by SCPrepFootball.com and the #4 wide receiver behind Charles Ben, Kelvin Grant, and Dvon Hill.

Anderson is known for his great ability to grab the ball out of the air in a crowd of a defenders. He recorded the 10th best jump at the Nike Camp in Atlanta at 33.1 inches.

Clemson has been considered to be the current leader for Byrnes wide receiver Travis Anderson. He is also getting strong interest from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Louisville.

Brad Scott and Rick Stockstill have been the two from Coach Bowden's staff who have been talking with Anderson the most.

In terms of qualifying, Travis Anderson attended Camden Military this summer to help get his academics in order, but he is back at Byrnes High School now. In his first game (a 51-0 Byrnes rout of Eastside High School), he caught 2 passes for 39 yards and a touchdown, but was doubled up on almost the entire game.

Anderson has indicated that he and his teammate QB Anthony Johnson would like to go to the same school, so that could possibly affect the Tigers chances of landing him.

As a kid who many consider to be a great wide receiver prospect, the Clemson coaches are interested in seeing what he can do in the secondary. He would be a prime candidate for one of your faster cover corners with legitimate 4.4-4.5 speed. Sources close to Anderson and the Byrnes High School football program think that he plays much bigger than his size and has a world of potential at the Division 1-A level.

There is no question that the Tigers have a great chance at landing the services of this fine athlete, and it may actually come down to who else we get a commitment from before he makes his final decision. If we draw more talent like a Mario Raley or a Kelvin Grant, Anderson may look elsewhere, but if he decides to come to Clemson, he'll have a scholarship offer waiting for him.

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