DE * 6-6 * 235 * Greenwood, SC
Fork Union Prep School/Cambridge Academy
40 time: 4.6
Exciting player who recorded 58 tackles and 22 sacks in 10 games this
season with Fork Union Prep... had two interceptionsŠ played wide
receiver and had more than 1,300 yards receiving... A three-year
starter in high school at Cambridge Academy... he recorded 14 sacks
on defense leading his team to the state championship in 2000... had
57 receptions for 1,680 yards and 20 touchdowns on offense... had 78
solo tackles along with five interceptions as a defensive end... had
158 career receptions for 4,394 yard and 65 touchdowns... ended his
career with a total of 81 touchdowns... on defense he finished career
with 341 tackles, 10 interceptions and 33 sacks... two-time all-state
honoree... All-Lakelands 1A Player of the Year as a senior...
three-star prospect by Rivals100.com... played high school football
under coach Steve Taneyhill and prep school football under coach John
Shuman... born 6-8-83... Chose Clemson over USC, Georgia, Maryland,
North Carolina and Virginia.
OL * 6-5 * 300 * Dallas, GA
Paulding County High School
40 time: 5.0
All-region selection as a seniorŠ All-Paulding County as a junior and
senior... A three year letterman in football... led his team to a
12-2 record and the state playoffs... bench presses 350 pounds, power
cleans 305 pounds and squats 435 pounds... Offensive Team Captain
2001... voted most improved by the team 2000... two-star prospect
Rivals100.com and as the 75th-best offensive guard by that web
site... played high school football under Coach Lynn Rowe... chose
Clemson over East Carolina, UAB, Mississippi State and Arkansas.
DE * 6-7 * 265 * Conyers, GA
Rockdale County High School
40 time: 4.94
All-state selection as a seniorŠ all-area and all-region both his
junior and senior seasons... had 68 tackles with 10 tackles for loss
his senior year... caused three fumbles and recovered three
fumbles... recorded six sacks with seven quarterback hurries... a
tall and quick defensive end who batted down six balls at the line of
scrimmage... 2001 Atlanta Journal Constitution Super 11 player...
2001 Area Defensive Player of the Year... Rockdale Lineman of the
Year his junior year... 3 star prospect by TheInsiders.com... ranked
as 58th-best defensive end in nation by TheInsiders.com... four-star
prospect Rivals100.com and ranked as the 17th-best tight end by that
web siteŠ played for Coach Matt Fligg... born 6-1-83... chose Clemson
over Georgia, USC, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Tennessee, Auburn and
DE * 6-4 * 250 * Stone Mountain, GA
Stephenson High School
40 time: 4.7
All-county both his junior and senior seasons... four-year starter at
Stephenson High School... played on both sides of the football...
also track standout... team captain his senior year... led his high
school to a 10-3 record and the third round of the state playoffs...
Atlanta Journal Constitution top 50 in Georgia... four-star prospect
by TheInsiders.com...ranked 27th-best defensive end in nation by
TheInsiders.com... four-star prospect Rivals100.com... ninth-ranked
weakside defensive in nation by Rivals100.com...played for Coach Ron
Gartrell...born 1-5-84...chose Clemson over Maryland, Georgia,
Georgia Tech, Auburn, Ohio State, and North Carolina.
DB * 5-11 * 175 * Kannapolis, NC
A.L. Brown High School
40 time: 4.34
All-Region and All-Cabarrus County his senior yearŠ versatile player
who played both wide receiver and running back in high school...
rushed for 1,300 yards and had 660 yard receiving... scored 28
touchdowns earning a spot in the Shrine Bowl... returned two kickoffs
for touchdowns... extremely strong for his size and bench presses 325
pounds... has a 41-inch vertical to add to his 4.34 speed... two-time
all-conference football selection... two-star prospect
Rivals100.com... ranked as the 85th-best athlete in the nation
Rivals100.com... also runs track where he was all-conference last
season... played high school football for Coach Ron Massey... born
1-30-84... chose Clemson over North Carolina.
P/PK * 6-0 * 155 * Roswell, GA
Greater Atlanta Christian High School
40 time: 4.9
All-state placekicker and All-Region 8AA punter... connected on 6-9
field goals with a long of 52 yards and was 58-62 on extra points his
senior season... punted 15 times averaging 45.6 yards... had 76
kickoffs with 39 touchbacks... made 9-10 field goals his junior year
which included a streak of eight straight... Gwinnett Tochdown Club
first-team All-Gwinnett County... Gwinnett Daily Post first-team
All-Gwinnett... helped his team to advance to the second round of the
playoffs with an overall record of 11-1 his senior year... four-star
prospect TheInsiders.com... #11 K in nation The Insiders.com...
two-star prospect Rivals100.com... 16th-ranked kicker prospect in
nation according to Rivals100.comŠ helped lead his soccer team to the
2000 Class A/AA state championship as a sophomore... an excellent
student-athlete with a 3.5 GPA... member of the National Honor
Society... played high school football under Coach Jimmy Chupp...
born 3-20-84... chose Clemson over Michigan, Georgia Tech, and
LB * 6-2 * 245 * Griffin, GA
Griffin High School
40 time: 4.7
Three-year letterman in football... led Griffin High School with 99
tackles his senior season... had two interceptions and four sacks...
recorded four tackles for loss... was the team captain for Griffin
High and for the Georgia squad in the annual Georgia/Florida All-Star
game... had seven tackles and three assists in that game... two-year
lettermen in wrestling where he recently won the region
championship... three-year letterman in track and field where he
throws the shot put and the discus... two-star prospect by
TheInsiders.com... ranked as the 54th-best tight end in nation
TheInsiders.com... three-star prospect Rivals100.com and is the
53rd-best inside linebacker by that web site... played under Coach
Steve DeVoursney... born 12-7-83... chose Clemson over Georgia, FSU,
RB * 5-10 * 185 * Naples, FL
Naples High School
40 time: 4.4
Led his high school to a Class 5A State Championship carrying the
ball 28 times for 203 yards... had what is considered by many the
best season of any player in the state of Florida... rated the #10
prospect in Florida and the #1 true running back in Florida... rushed
for 2,814 yards and averaged an amazing 11.4 yards per carry...
scored 40 touchdowns... nominee for Mr. Football in the state...
Orlando Sentinel's Florida top-100 prospect list... Bench presses 300
pounds... catches the ball well out of the backfield giving defenses
more concerns... two-star prospect Rivals100.com... ranked as the #41
all-purpose back in nation Rivals100.com... born 12-23-82... played
at Naples High for Bill KramerŠchose Clemson over Miami, Purdue, Ohio
State, Michigan State, West Virginia and Pittsburgh.
OL * 6-6 * 270 * Atlanta, GA
Marist High School
40 time: 5.2
All-Dekalb County as a seniorŠ two-year starter on the offensive line
and a great run blocker with Marist running the wishbone offense...
led his team to a 9-2 record and the second round of the state 4A
playoffs... has a great work ethic in weight room, which led to much
improved footwork over the last two years on the football field...
two-star prospect Rivals100.com and ranked as the 89th-best offensive
tackle in nation that web site... his team went 12-1 his junior
season... three-year letterman at Marist high school... excellent
student in the classroom... Honor Roll his junior year... has 3.3 GPA
and scored 1330 on the SAT... played under coach Alan Chadwick...
born 3-3-83... chose Clemson over Duke, Vanderbilt, ECU and SMU.
FS * 6-4 * 205 * Lilburn, GA
Parkview High School
40 time: 4.55
Second-team USA Today football All-American in 2001, he could make
the publication's baseball team alsoŠlettered at Parkview High School
three years in football and four years in baseball... led the
Parkview Panthers to consecutive 15-0, 5A state championship
seasons... one of the most recognized high school athletes in the
country... ESPN.com #1 two-sport prep athlete in the nation... Team
captain and state Player of the Year in Georgia for all
classifications his senior season... USA Today All-American defensive
back... Sports Illustrated March Issue Old Spice Athlete of the
Month... Gwinnett County Player of the Year his senior season...
Gwinnett County first-team wide receiver and defensive back both his
junior and senior seasons... Atlanta Touchdown Club Defensive Back of
the Year... Atlanta Journal Constitution Super 11... Atlanta Journal
Constition Super Southern 100... received The Panther Award from his
high school for leadership ability on and off the field... MVP for
Parkview Football 2001... his junior season he was Male Athlete of
the Year for the State of Georgia which was voted by Georgia sports
writers and the Atlanta Journal Constitution... 5A Georgia Defensive
Player of the Year his junior year... All-State his junior season...
Gwinnett County Defensive Back of the Year... his sophomore season he
was named first-team All-Gwinnett County as a Defensive Back...
played in the 2001 Georgia/Florida High School Football Game...
ninth-ranked defensive back prospect in the Tom Lemming... three-star
prospect TheInsider.com... four-star prospect Rivals100.com...
11th-ranked safety in the nation by Rivals100.com... Standout
baseball player as well... #9 defensive back in the nation by Tom
LemmingŠ2001 Baseball State Player of the Year for all
classifications... USA Today first-team baseball All-American...
Baseball America first-team All-America... preseason 2002 USA Today
All-American... preseason Baseball America All-American... top-ranked
outfielder in the nation by Baseball America... Played for the USA
Junior Team in Cuba this past summer... played under Coach Cecil
Flowe... born 1-8-84... chose Clemson over Mississippi State, Notre
Dame, UNC, Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech.
OL * 6-3 * 290 * Summerville, SC
Summerville High School
40 time: 4.9
Great pass blocker who had 80 knockdown blocks and graded out at
better than 80 percent this season... very athletic playing both
guard and tackle... named All-American by SuperPrep,
CBS.SportsLine.com and Max Emfinger, All-state, all-area, all-region
and all-Low Country selection in football, track and field and
wrestling... Shrine Bowl Selection... Post and Courier Low Country
Male Athlete of the Year... state champion in wrestling as junior and
is still competing this year... won the shot put state championship
as junior... Rated as one of the top-four players in South
Carolina... attended same high school as current Tiger running back
Bernard Rambert... played under legendary Coach John McKissick...
Chose Clemson over South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and
OL * 6-4 * 260 * Ironton, Ohio
Ironton High School
First-team All-Southeastern Ohio and runner-up for Division IV
District Offensive Player of the Year... played guard and defensive
end... an athletic player who also started several games at tight
end... recorded 15 sacks and 84 tackles on the defensive side of the
as a senior... first-team Ohio Football Register Division IV as a
junior and senior... third-team All-Ohio All-Divisions by Ohio
Football Register... second-team AP Division IV All-Classic... ranked
as the #23 overal prospect in Ohio according to Bill Kurelic's
Midwest Football Recruiting News and as the #47 offensive guard
nationally by Rivals100.com... led his team to a 31-7 record during
his three years as a starter which included 10 playoff games... team
captain for Ironton Fighting Tigers... played for Coach Bob LutzŠborn
11-13-83... chose Clemson over Ohio State, Purdue, and West Virginia.
WR * 6-2 * 205 * Camden, SC
Camden High School
40 time: 4.45
All-American by SuperPrep, USA Today and Tom LemmingŠ all-state,
all-region and all-area both his junior and senior seasons... scored
five touchdowns from kickoff returns, including a 90-yard touchdown
return to win a game in the state playoffs as a senior... excellent
jumper who can take the ball out of the air... caught 59 passes for
1,184 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior... had 45 catches for 887
yards and seven touchdowns as a junior... played in the Shrine
Bowl... #2 prospect in South Carolina... fourth-ranked wide receiver
in the country by SuperPrep... SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Offensive
Player of the Year... Atlanta Journal Constitution Top-50 Players in
the country... ranked among the Rivals100.com Top-15 players in the
nation... Alliance Sports top-20 players in the country... Tom
Lemming national top-10 wide receiver... led Camden High School to
the 3A State Championship in 2001... played under Coach Jimmy Neal...
born 5-17-84... chose Clemson over South Carolina and Georgia.
DL* 6-3 * 260 * Johnsonville, SC
Hanah-Pamplico High School
40 time: 4.57
Committed to Clemson on Signing Day 2001 as a junior and stuck to his
pledge... SuperPrep All-American... Class A all-state team...
Associated Press all-state team... All-Region 8-A... played in the
Shrine Bowl... MVP for South Carolina... South Carolina Sports Report
Class A Defensive Player of the Year... USA Today preseason
All-American... WBTW All-Pee-Dee Area Team... Defensive Player of the
Year... WPDE Zone Man Finalist... All Zone Team as top defensive
player... recorded 152 tackles and eight sacks... forced four fumbles
and recovered two... rushed for 1,002 yards on 110 carries as a
fullback... had nine catches for 284 yards... added 307 yards on
kickoff returns... scored 27 touchdowns his senior year... will play
defensive line for the Tigers... played for Coach Stan DrawdyŠchose
Clemson over South Carolina, Georgia Tech and North Carolina.
OL * 6-4 * 265 * Hephzibah, GA
Hephzibah High School
40 time: 5.0
Two-year starter on the offensive and defensive line at Hephzibah
High SchoolŠtwo-year first-team All-Region at the 4A level as an
offensive linemanŠhad average grade of 89 percent in 2001 and had a
team record 63 pancake blocksŠhad career average grade of 83
percentŠtwo-time all-state selectionŠUSA Today honorable mention
All-AmericanŠmember of the Augusta Chronicle Dream Team for 2001Šhad
63 tackles as a senior, four sacks and 16 tackles for loss on defense
in 2001Šplayed for Bill Navas at Hephzibah HighŠborn 10-28-83Šchose
Clemson over Auburn and Georgia Tech.
WR * 6-2 * 195 * Jacksonville, FL
Arlington Country Day High School
40 time: 4.4
Named All-American by SuperPrep and Tom LemmingŠ All-state, all-area
and all-region his junior and senior year... All-North Florida as a
sophomore, junior and senior... Jacksonville Times Union Super 11 and
Super 24 teams... Orlando Sentinel Top-75 player in Florida...
Florida Times Union Top-50 Players in Florida... Named to North-South
All-Star Game... rushed for 1,485 yards and 18 touchdowns as
senior... added 523 yards and five touchdowns receiving... also
returned kickoffs accumulating 374 yards and three touchdowns... on
the other side of the ball, recorded 104 tackles and six
interceptions, returning two for touchdowns... rushed for more than
100 yards in all 12 games... team captain for coach John StreetŠchose
Clemson over South Carolina, Florida and Georgia Tech.
RB * 5-9 * 195 * North Augusta, SC
North Augusta High School
40 time: 4.4
All-American by SuperPrep, USA Today and Tom LemmingŠ all-state,
all-region and all-area as a junior and senior... rushed for 2,580
yards as a senior with 29 touchdowns... junior season rushed for 1870
yards and 18 touchdowns... Augusta Chronicle 2001 Player of the
Year... Star Newspaper Player of the year in 2000 and 2001... Aiken
Standard 2001 Player of the Year... Augusta Metro 2001 Player of the
Year... played in the annual Shrine Bowl for South Carolina...
SuperPrep's 27th-ranked running back in the nation... awarded
Offensive Player of the Year both his junior and senior seasons...
ranked by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of the top-50
players in the South... Sports Report top running back in South
Carolina... elected MVP by his team his senior year... played for
coach Joe Long... born 9-30-83 chose Clemson over South Carolina and
DB * 5-11 * 180* Owensboro, KY
Owensboro High School
40 time: 4.47
USA Today Honorable Mention All-AmericanŠTom Lemming Prep
All-American, he is ranked as the 11th best defensive back in the
nation by LemmingŠSuperPrep All-American who is ranked as the 9th
best skill athlete in the nationŠ#2 player in Kentucky by
SuperPrepŠAtlanta Constitution top 75 player in the SouthŠranked
among top 20 defensive backs in the nation by Rivals.comŠall-state,
all-area, all-conference and all-region as a junior and seniorŠplayed
at Owensboro High for Gordan PowersŠrushed for 814 yards and 21 TDs
as a senior running backŠcaught 19 passes for 498 yards and six
scoresŠ.on defense, had eight interceptions and 19 passes broken up
to go with 48 tackles in 15 gamesŠreturned three kickoffs for
touchdownŠran a 10.6 in the 100 meters in track and won the state
championship in the long jump as a junior with a 23-4Šchose Clemson
over Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas and Virginia Tech.
QB * 6-3 * 190* Winter Park, FL
Trinity Prep School
40 time: 4.62
PrepStar All-American... All-State, All-Central Florida, All-County,
All-District, All-Conference his senior year... threw for 4,082 yards
and 44 touchdowns in his career... had 249 completions on 413
attempts for a completion percentage of 60 percent with only 13
interceptions... a very athletic quarterback, rushing for 2,853 yards
on 358 rushing attempts to score 41 touchdowns... had 6,935 total
yards in high school including a 22 yard touchdown reception...
senior year led his team to a 7-3 record and a state playoff birth...
awarded Team MVP for his senior year accomplishments... National Blue
Chips "Dandy Dozen QB's in the U.S."... Rivals100.com #16 quarterback
(3 star)... ranked 35th by TheInsiders.com (three-star)... Orlando
Sentinel Top-50 Football Prospects in Florida... Captain of the west
squad in the annual East/West All-Star game... junior year threw for
1,007 yards and 18 touchdowns while rushing for 1,206 yards and 11
touchdowns... all-state and state 2A Player of the Year as a
junior... played under Coach Drew Nemec... chose Clemson over North
Carolina, Notre Dame and N.C. State.
QB * 6-0 * 170 * Warner Robins, GA
Northside High School
40 time: 4.45
A very talented athlete who passed for 1,286 yards and 13 touchdowns
his senior year leading Warner Robins to the finals of 5A State
Championship Game... has the ability to change directions a lot like
Woodrow Dantzler... rushed for 1,008 touchdowns 10 touchdowns... "his
quickness is what sets him apart" according to Mickey Plyler...
four-star prospect by Rivals100.com... ranked as the 15th-best
athlete in nation Rivals100.com... played high school football under
Coach Conrad Nix... born 10-4-83... chose Clemson over Florida,
Tennessee, Florida State, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech and South
LB * 6-3 * 205 * Lakeview, SC
Lake View High School
40 time: 4.5
Offered by Clemson this summer at football camp where he committed on
the spot... All state selection... Class A Offensive Player of the
Year... WPDE Area Player of the Year finalist...Shrine Bowl Team
starter at outside linebacker... recorded eight tackles for the South
Carolina squad... led Lake View High School in rushing, receiving,
and tackles... rushed for 1,382 yards and 23 touchdowns... had 22
catches for 450 yards and four touchdowns... recorded 145 tackles, 15
of which were tackles for loss... had two interceptions his senior
year... extremely versatile, played linebacker, running back,
defensive end, wide receiver and punter... three-star prospect
TheInsiders.com and ranked as the #79 linebacker in nation by the web
site... three-star prospect Rivals100.com and #37 outside linebacker
in nation by that web site... played for Coach Jewell McLauren...
chose Clemson over South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Auburn,
N.C. State and Wake Forest.
DB * 5-11 *175 * Tallahasee, FL
Lincoln High School
40 time: 4.4
All-American by Prep Star, Grid-Iron Greats, SuperPrep and USA Today
his senior yearŠ Team won the state 6A championship in both 1999 and
2001... All-state, all-area and all-Big Bend as both a junior and
senior... posted 136 tackles as a senior... recorded eight
interceptions, two of which he ran back two for touchdowns... caused
five fumbles... blocked two field goals... Rivals100.com Top-50
defensive back in country... Orlando Sentinel Top-50 Players in
Florida... played in Florida-California All-Star Game... played under
Coach David Wilson... chose Clemson over North Carolina, Miami and
WR * 6-4 * 205 * Bennettsville, SC
Marlboro Co. High School/Fork Union Prep
40 time: 4.5
Prepped at Fork Union Military Prep School this past season where he
had 25 catches and six touchdownsŠ Played high school football at
Marlboro County High School in Bennettsville, SC, where he was one of
the top receivers in the nation... played in the national East-West
All-Star game his senior year... a shrine bowl selection for the
winning South Carolina team... caught seven passes for170 yards in
that game to lead all receivers... ranked as #5 receiver in the
nation by SuperPrep... ranked as #32 overall player in the nation by
SuperPrepŠ Student Sports All-American... Tom Lemming All-American...
#16 player in the Southeast...a grade seven player by Max Emfinger,
the highest grade the recruiting expert gives in his rankings... 4A
Player of the Year in South Carolina according to the High School
Sports Report... 49 receptions for1,210 yards and 15 touchdowns for
Marlboro County High School his senior year averaged 24.7 yards per
catch... had 59-949 and 13 touchdowns as a junior and 53-1145... 12
touchdowns as a sophomore... 161 catches for 3,304 yards and 40
touchdowns receiving for career... 27 interceptions and 264 tackles
as a defensive player over his three years... 92 tackles, five
interceptions and two caused fumbles as a senior... all-state at the
4A level in South Carolina as sophomore, junior, and senior... Tom
Lemming and SuperPrep All-American... ranked as the third best player
in South Carolina... USA Today honorable mention All-American...
ranked as 31st best receiver in the nation by Rivals100.com... #4
player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler... #5 player in the state
by SuperPrep... played on 4A state championship team as a
sophomore... named his team's MVP sophomore, junior and senior...
Area Player of the Year as a junior and senior... all-region his
final three years... 4A Player of the Year in South Carolina as a
senior... played his high school football for Dean Boyd and his prep
school was Coach John Shuman... born 11-13-82... chose Clemson over
South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.
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