Keep an Eye on Cox

The Clemson Tigers are hopeful that they can sign another gem from Twiggs County next February. Can the Tigers add another top running back from Georgia? has the latest on the blue-chip running back in this recruiting update.

Future Clemson linebacker Antonio Clay is working hard to convince his former Twiggs County teammate to come to Clemson as a member of the Tigers' 2006 recruiting class. In fact, the two have spent a good deal of time talking about it in recent weeks.

"Yeah he's been talking to me a lot about it. He tells me I need to come to Clemson with him. I think that it may impact my decision. Actually it could be a big factor," Cox told

When asked if he has a leader or any favorites, Cox responded, "No, I don't really have any leaders right now. I'm waiting before I talk too much about it."

Early playing time will be critical to where the Georgia standout decides to attend college. "Playing time will be the most important factor when I make my decision," said Cox.

Who is recruiting the talented running back the hardest? "Clemson is recruiting me the hardest," added Cox.

The Clemson coaching staff is working hard to convince Cox that he should be running down the hill in the fall of 2006. "They are telling me it's a good staff. I already knew that though because I have met them all already. They are trying to get me to camp there this summer," Cox said.

"I haven't made any plans yet, but I know it's going to be a full summer. I will probably decide over the next week. I am going to sit down with my coach and talk about it this week."

Cox is also working hard to prepare for his senior season. "I am working out to get ready for the fall. I am lifting weights and running," added the Georgia native.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding running back from Georgia, right up through signing day 2006. Top Stories