Hamlin was "Shocked"

Mike Hamlin was not able to attend the Palmetto state battle Saturday night, but he did watch most of the game on television. Is the Lamar standout ready to go on record with a leader? We've got all the details in the in-depth recruiting Q&A.

S Mike Hamlin
6-2, 184, 4.6
Lamar High School
Lamar, South Carolina

Did you attend the Palmetto state showdown Saturday night?
Mike Hamlin: No, I had to work on Saturday.

What are your thoughts on the Tigers victory over the Gamecocks?
Mike Hamlin: I was shocked. I watched most of it until like the 3rd quarter.

How did Lamar High School do in the playoffs last week?
Mike Hamlin: We won 41-0.

How did you do individually in your playoff victory last week?
Mike Hamlin: I had 2 touchdowns, 1 interception and 7 tackles.

Do you currently have a leader?
Mike Hamlin: No sir, not yet.

Are you looking at Clemson more after their victory Saturday night?
Mike Hamlin: I'm looking at Clemson a little bit more.

What other schools are you considering other than Clemson?
Mike Hamlin: I am also looking at Wake Forest, Duke and North Carolina.

Are you still interested in playing with your friend Phillip Morris next season?
Mike Hamlin: Yes sir would like to play with Phillip. We are great friends. We grew up together. We live in the same neighborhood but go to different schools. He lives on one side of the line and I live on the other. I get to play against him next week in the playoffs.

Where have you scheduled official visits?
Mike Hamlin: I have set visits with South Carolina and Duke so far. I will definitely set one with Clemson.

When do you think you will make your final decision?
Mike Hamlin: I'm not sure yet. I want to see how Clemson does in their bowl game.

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

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