Is Joel Caldwell Still Hearing from Clemson?

Hoover standout Joel Caldwell has a couple of offers and some of the top programs in the South showing interest. The Clemson Tigers were showing early interest in the talented defender. Are the Tigers still one of the schools recruiting the Alabama defensive back? Find out the latest in this recruiting update.

S Joel Caldwell
6-1, 175. 4.42
Hoover High School
Hoover, Alabama

The 6-foot1, 175 pound prospect has two offers and hopes to get more as he shows what he can do during his senior season. "Vanderbilt and Army are my offers right now," Caldwell told in a recent interview. That offer list may grow as his season begins as Alabama, Southern Mississippi and Auburn are all starting to show more interest.

When asked if he has any early favorites, Caldwell responded, "Vanderbilt, Alabama, Auburn and Southern Mississippi would be my favorites right now."

The Tigers were showing interest in the spring but appear to have backed off the Alabama standout. "I haven't heard from Clemson in a while," stated Caldwell.

The summer camp tour included several programs close to home. "I went to Southern Mississippi, Alabama, Vanderbilt and Auburn. I'm done for the summer."

When will a decision come for the prize defensive back? "I would like to make my decision early in the season," stated the Hoover High star.

Academics and football will factor into Caldwell's final decision. "I'm trying to figure out which school will be the best academically and athletically."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding defensive back from Alabama, right up through signing day 2005. Top Stories