Late Breaking Afternoon Scoop

Some late afternoon/early evening scoop that you'll have to read to believe. News and notes on Anthony Davis, Dorrel Scott, and Memphis tight end Philip Merling, who is ready to commit to the Tigers later this evening.

* According to what we are hearing, both Anthony Davis and Dorrel Scott may not be 100% closed deals for the Clemson Tigers.

Apparently, Davis' mother is still insisting on Wake Forest for her son. Davis committed to the Tigers earlier today in a phone call to Tommy Bowden after orginally committing to the Deacons the day before.

* We've also learned that Clemson verbal commitment Dorrel Scott may end up taking an official visit to South Carolina this weekend, and is receiving heavy pressure to do so. has been told that Scott still remains firm in his commitment at the present time, but it goes without saying that you can't get too comfortable when a current verbal commitment for Clemson visits archrival South Carolina for a weekend.

* has also confirmed that Memphis tight end Phillip Merling will indeed commit to the Tigers tonight and has already canceled his impending trip to South Carolina this weekend and a future trip to Arkansas.

Merling is being recruited to Clemson by Brad Scott and we've also been told that Merling is not an automatic sign and place and could qualify to enroll in school this fall.

Stay tuned, more info to follow! Top Stories