Tigers Maintain Lead for Hamlin

Lamar standout Mike Hamlin took an official visit to South Carolina this past weekend as he inches closer to making a commitment. Do the Tigers still lead with the talented defender after his visit to Columbia? When will Hamlin make his commitment?

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

How did you enjoy your official visit to South Carolina this weekend?
Mike Hamlin: It was pretty good.

How would you rate visit on a scale of 1 to 10?
Mike Hamlin: I would give it a 7 or 8.

How did the visit to Columbia compare with your official visit to Clemson last weekend?
Mike Hamlin: It was kind of close.

Do the Clemson Tigers still lead after your visit to South Carolina?
Mike Hamlin: Yes sir, Clemson is still my leader.

When will you make your final decision?
Mike Hamlin: I will make it after my in-home visits. Both Coach Bowden and Coach Holtz will have in-home visits on Wednesday. I will make my decision shortly after.

Did you spend a lot of time with C.J. Barber during your visit this weekend?
Mike Hamlin: We hung out a bit. He stayed in his room a lot because his knee was sore from a basketball game.

Where do you think C.J will end up next season?
Mike Hamlin: I think it will be Clemson.

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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