Barber Takes in Columbia

C.J. Barber, one of the top athletes in South Carolina, traveled to Columbia to watch the Tigers whip the Gamecocks Saturday night. What were the prize recruits thoughts on the impressive Clemson performance? Find out all the details in this recruiting Q&A?

DB C.J. Barber
6-2, 215, 4.5
Northwestern High School
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Did you attend the Clemson game with South Carolina game last night?
Barber: Yes, I went to the game with a bunch of friends.

What are your thoughts on the game last night?
Barber: Wow. Clemson just played good.

Who were you pulling for at the game last night?
Barber: It really didn't matter.

How is your rehab coming with the knee injury?
Barber: I start running again this week. I'm trying to get healthy for the Shrine Bowl.

Are you ready to go on record with a leader?
Barber: No

Did last night's game have any impact on your decision?
Barber: No, not really.

What will you consider as you decide between the Palmetto state rivals?
Barber: I will be looking at playing time. I will also looking at my major. I want to major in business.

When will the prize recruit make his commitment?
Barber: It will probably be after I visit both schools.

Do you have any official visits set yet?
Barber: I have a visit set with Carolina for January 17. I haven't set one with Clemson yet but I will.

When is the last time you spoke with Coach Blackwell?
Barber: He called last Wednesday night. He calls every week.

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