Briggs' Grandfather Pulling For Clemson

Michael Briggs, a talented two way star from North Carolina, has visited all of his favorites and now waits to see who will offer. caught up with the Ashbrook star and we've got the latest on his summer visits and his early graduation.

FB/LB Michael Briggs
Ashbrook High School
Gastonia, North Carolina

The 6-1, 228 pound prospect does not have any offers currently but feels that several schools will offer once his senior season in underway. "Everyone is still talking like they will offer. Most of them are telling me that by the 2nd or 3rd game of the season an offer should come. Clemson, North Carolina, South Carolina and Notre Dame are all showing a lot of interest."

Briggs visited Clemson, North Carolina, South Carolina and Notre Dame this summer to show the coaches how he can perform. "I worked out for each one of them. They were all pleased with what I did."

The talented athlete also excels in the classroom and is on schedule to graduate in December. "I will see if they want me to graduate in December. All I need to do is take English 12 and I'll be done. I'm interested in starting college in January. Notre Dame doesn't allow that, but all of the other have talked to me about doing that."

The talented two way star helped lead his team to the state championship as a junior. He was the offensive MVP in the finals at fullback and also finished his junior year with 189 tackles including 7 sacks. Coach O'Cain is recruiting the prize recruit as a linebacker for the Tigers. North Carolina and Notre Dame are recruiting Briggs as a fullback, and South Carolina is looking at him for both positions.

What are his current thoughts about the Tigers? "I think Clemson is a great school and I'd love to go there."

Briggs grandfather attended Clemson and would love to see him play for the Tigers. "I think my mom's dad went there and played baseball. Granddad is a big Clemson fan and he would love me to go there."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding player from North Carolina, right up through signing day 2004. Top Stories