Tigers Clearly #1 with Hamlin

Lamar superstar defensive back Mike Hamlin was surprised to hear the Tigers were able to defeat the Vols in Friday's Peach Bowl. Are the Tigers increasing their slight lead for the Palmetto standout? We've got all the answers in this recruiting Q&A.

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

Did you watch the Peach Bowl?
Mike Hamlin: No sir. I heard about it though.

What were your thoughts about the Tigers victory over the Vols?
Mike Hamlin: I was surprised. It caught me off guard. I didn't think they could do it. They proved me wrong.

Who is your leader as you prepare to take your official visits?
Mike Hamlin: Clemson is in front right now. They are number 1 for me.

Did the impressive Peach Bowl victory improve the Tigers chances with you?
Mike Hamlin: Yes it did.

How big is the lead that Clemson holds right now?
Mike Hamlin: I wouldn't say it's real big.

Who are the schools chasing the Tigers for your services?
Mike Hamlin: South Carolina, Duke and Virginia Tech.

When do you expect to make your commitment?
Mike Hamlin: I plan to make my decision after my visits.

Are you looking forward to your official visit to Clemson this weekend?
Mike Hamlin: Yes sir.

Any chance you may decide to make your commitment during the Clemson visit this weekend?
Mike Hamlin: I doubt it.

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

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