Top SC Prospect Visiting Clemson

Darius Gaither, one of the top athletes in the southeast, returned from an ankle injury last week just in time to help Fairfield Central win their first round playoff game. Will Gaither be in Death Valley this weekend? has the latest in this recruiting update.

The 6-1, 200 pound defensive bakc prospect saw his first action in several weeks last week edafter recovering from an ankle injury. "My injury is coming along okay. I was able to play this week for about a quarter. I had one interception. We finished the 9-1 on the season and won our first round playoff game this week," Gaither told

The prize recruit is thinking about coming up to Clemson this weekend for the Tigers game against the Noles. "Yeah I am going to try to come up for the game this weekend," stated Gaither. "I think they'd like for me to come up."

Gaither also took time out to talk about his recent naming to the 69th Annual Shrine Bowl team for South Carolina. "It's great. I am trying to take it one day at a time. I am looking forward to it though. That's a nice honor," he said.

When asked about his current favorites in the recruiting process, Gaither maintains that he's not focused on making a decision anytime soon, "It's still the same. I haven't really been thinking about it much," he said.

"I haven't decided on my official visits yet. I should have them set by some time in December. It will probably be January or February before I make my decision."

Gaither, who visited the Tigers earlier this year, has also visited South Carolina and Tennessee. "I went to Tennessee game against South Carolina. It was surprising. I kind of pulled for both teams," he added.

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