Richardson Prefers to Leave Home

William Richardson, one of the top quarterbacks in the Southeast, was in attendance when Clemson whipped the Gamecocks Saturday night. We've got all the details on Richardson's favorites and his thoughts on the Tigers impressive win in this recruiting Q&A.

QB William Richardson
6-4, 210, 4.8
Sumter High School
Sumter, South Carolina

Did you watch the Tigers battle the Gamecocks on Saturday night?
Richardson: I was at the game. I went with James Thompson and several other teammates.

What are your thoughts on the game?
Richardson: It was pretty much a blowout. Clemson looked good as far as execution. After the first series it didn't look like Carolina could do anything. We left in 3rd quarter.

How did Sumter High do last week in the playoffs?
Richardson: We won 30-13. I was 14 for 21 with 1 touchdown passing and 1 rushing.

Are you ready to go on record with a leader?
Richardson: No sir not at this point.

Who are your current favorites?
Richardson: North Carolina State, Clemson and Maryland are my favorites.

Have all of you favorites offered?
Richardson: No, Clemson has offered but the other two have not.

Have you set any official visits?
Richardson: No I haven't set any yet. I probably will start setting them after Thanksgiving.

What will be the deciding factors as you make your decision?
Richardson: I will just look at where I want to be. I will look at how their QB situation is.

Would you prefer to stay in-state or leave the Palmetto state next year?
Richardson: I would like to go out of state but it will depend on the situation. I don't know what will happen.

Why do you prefer to leave the state?
Richardson: I always have thought about doing that. Both of my brothers did it. I kind of want to do it as well.

When will you make your decision?
Richardson: I couldn't tell you right now.

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