TE/DL Jamie Cumbie
6-7, 255, 4.7
Morris Community High School
Illinois native TE Jamie Cumbie could be just weeks from making a commitment, but baseball may throw a curve ball in the timing. "It's still going to be around the end of May," Cumbie told CUTigers.com in a recent interview. "It may go into the summer. I have a few baseball tryouts that I'm going to this summer."
Cumbie feels the odds favor an early football commitment, despite his interest in pursuing another sport.
"I am positive if I go to college it will be for football. If I get drafted for baseball and get a good signing bonus I would consider baseball. I don't think that is very likely."
On the recruiting front, when asked if Clemson is still the leader, Cumbie responded, "Yes, I would say they are.
"I am not going to any football camps this summer. I have four pro baseball tryouts that I am going to go to this summer."
The Clemson coaching staff is keeping tabs on one of their top prospects. "They are keeping up with me. They are asking how baseball going this spring. They told me how the scrimmage went and stuff like that. I try to call them once on a week too," said Cumbie.
Cumbie will be trying to juggle baseball and preparing for his final season of high school football over the course of the next few months. "While I am working on baseball, I'm going to be working on my quickness and speed. I will get in the weight room.
"You know we should be pretty good. We have a young team, but we have a lot of playmakers. We don't have spring practice in Illinois. So we start working out and lifting as a team in June."
We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding athlete from Illinois, right up through signing day 2006.
New Factor Emerging for Cumbie?
CUTigers.com Top Stories
RECRUITING RADARIn our weekly Recruiting Radar, CUTigers Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel updates you on the latest news and intel on the Clemson recruiting front!
CUTigers.comYesterday at 2:18 AM
Pagano to TransferAfter helping Clemson win a National Championship and earning his degree, Scott Pagano has decided it is time for him to move on.
TIGERS TAKE A W FROM WAKEAfter back-to-back heartbreaking losses to Syracuse and Duke, the Tigers built a 21-point lead on Wake Forest and won by 12 to complete the season sweep of the Deacs and keep their…
DEJA BLUEFor the second straight game, Clemson had the lead or a chance to win on the final possession of the game and came up just short. This time, it was against #18 Duke in the most…