Committed DB Works Packaged Deal

4-star safety DeAndre McDaniel is doing his best to bring some of Tallahassee's best with him. has the latest in this recruiting update.

Coach Swinney stopped by to see Clemson verbal commitment DeAndre McDaniel and several of his teammates last week. "It went pretty good. He had to wait to talk with me after the basketball game. He talked with Kareem (Crowell) and Marcus (Sims) at school," McDaniel told of Swinney's visit.

"He sat with my family during the game. We sat down and talked after the game. We talked about the official visit."

The prize recruit has also played a critical role in getting several other Tallahassee standouts to visit Clemson. "Marcus Udell will be taking a visit. Kareem will be visiting the next weekend. Marcus Sims is also going to visit. He is going to visit the same weekend as me, but he won't be coming up with us," McDaniel said.

The Godby standout thinks the Tigers have a great shot at landing at least one the players mentioned above. "Clemson and Florida are now the same for Marcus Udell. They are both No. 1 now. For Kareem it's Clemson and Florida."

Do the Tigers have a chance with 4-star prospect Marcus Sims? "I think we've got a chance. His dad had called Clemson and told them he might be interested in coming to Clemson to play running back," McDaniel said.

The Florida standout is also still considering one other official visit. "I don't have any more scheduled. I was going to visit Alabama, but I have to find an open week without basketball. I'm not sure. If we can find a good week I might visit. That would be my only other visit," hea dded.

When asked how firm his commitment is to Clemson, McDaniel responded, "It is pretty firm. It would take a lot for me to change my mind. Alabama would have to come on kind of hard to get me to change my mind."

The talented athlete has taken his skills to the court. "We are 3-0 on the year. Last game I had 18 points and 10 rebounds," he added.

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