LB James Simmons
6-1, 235, 4.7
Prince Ave Prep
Pickens, South Carolina
6-foot-1, 235 pound linebacker prospect James Simmon will take an official visit to Clemson this weekend. "Yes, sir I am coming up tomorrow. I am coming with my mother," Simmons told CUTigers.com Thursday afternoon.
The talented athlete, who runs a 4.6 forty, had a very impressive season for Prince Avenue Prep. "I had 120 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 10 sacks. I also had 16 touchdowns as a fullback."
The Tigers have not offered the star linebacker yet, but they will certainly like what they will hear if they do. "They haven't offered yet. I think they will offer this weekend, but I'm not sure. If they do offer I will commit on the spot," said Simmons.
When asked if he will be ready to qualify to enroll in the fall, Simmons responded, "Yes, I will qualify. I am at Prince Avenue Prep now. I would be ready to enroll this fall."
What are the strengths of the Prince Avenue standout? "I would say my speed and my field vision. I also like to hit."
Simmons is one of two prospects expected to make an official visit to Tiger Town this weekend. Florida LB Eugene Hayes, the No. 2 ranked linebacker in the country by Scout.com, is other one.
We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding linebacker from South Carolina, right up through signing day.
Sleeper LB Would Commit on the Spot
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