Blackwell to Visit Fla RB

The Clemson Tigers are hoping to add at least one prime time running back in this class and Miami standout Demerick Chancellor is at the top of the board. has all the details in this recruiting update.

RB Demerick Chancellor
6-1, 185, 4.41
Edison High School
Miami, Florida

The 6-foot-1, 185 pound speedster spoke with Clemson assistant coach and recruiting coorindator David Blackwell on Sunday. "I spoke with Coach Blackwell this weekend. He said that he will be down to visit me this week with Coach Burns," said Chancellor in an interview with

When asked who his current leader is, Chancellor responded, "Clemson has been my leader, they are still my leader right now."

Chancellor would like to wait until all of his official visits are complete before making a verbal commitment. "I'm not ready to commit just yet. I want to take my visits to see what everyone has to offer first."

The Florida standout will not be able to take a planned official visit this upcoming weekend. "I am not going to be able to go to Syracuse next weekend. I was supposed to go up there, but I just found out I am taking the ACT that weekend."

The rest of the official visit tour however, appears to be set for the prize recruit. "I will visit Tennessee on the 17th of December. I am going to Clemson on the 14th of January and to Florida on the 21st of January," said Chancellor.

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