Tough SC LB Waiting on Clemson Offer

Greenville's Alex Pearson is hoping that Coach Blackwell will like what he sees when he reviews the tape he received Saturday evening. After all, Pearson would love to play with his teammate Cory Lambert on the collegiate level. Can the Tigers land both stars from the Red Raiders?

LB/FB Alex Pearson
6-2, 245, 4.75
Greenville High School
Greenville, South Carolina

"We kind of have been wanting to play with each other for a while," stated the standout linebacker.

The Greenville High linebacker traveled to Death Valley with Lambert to watch the Tigers defeat the Seminoles last weekend. "It was awesome. It was a great game. I've never seen Clemson do anything like that."

Coach Blackwell is recruiting both Pearson and Lambert and he spent a significant time with them on Saturday. "We walked around with Coach Blackwell some before the game. "I gave Coach Blackwell a tape during my visit. He said he would look at it Monday or Tuesday and call me back later this week.

Pearson grew up as a huge Tiger fan as both his parents attended Clemson. "I am a big time Clemson fan. Both of my parents went to Clemson. My mom lived in Clemson and went to Daniel."

The talented prospect has an offer from Kentucky and he is hoping that offers will come from Clemson, South Carolina and Tennessee. Clemson is recruiting Pearson as a linebacker while the Gamecocks are recruiting him as a fullback. "I was supposed to talk to coach Fitch this week. I think South Carolina is recruiting me as a fullback."

Pearson had an outstanding senior season at linebacker as he recorded 69 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 2 sacks. Greenville High takes on Fairfield Central in a playoff game this weekend where Pearson hopes to continue to impress the college coaches.

If Clemson offers will there be a quick commitment? "I would like to see what my other options are but right now Clemson is my #1 choice."

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