DE Daquan Bowers Profile
The Clemson Tigers received some good news Tuesday as Bamberg-Ehrhardt defensive end Daquan Bowers informed the coaching staff that he wants to be a Tiger.
"I think Clemson is the right place for me to achieve my academic and athletic goals," Bowers told CUTigers.com about his big decision. "I felt like the place I want to be. It is good for me and my family. I don't see anyone else that is close to Clemson."
Bowers, who will be either the No. 1 or No. 2 player in South Carolina for the 2008 recruiting class, also said he is firm with his commitment.
"I am very firm with Clemson. It is 100 percent," he said. "I like a lot of things," he said. "I like the coaches. I like the players. I like the environment there. Death Valley is great. I especially like that Ricky (Sapp) will be there. We are good friends."
Speaking of Rickey Sapp, Bowers told his former teammate the good news over the weekend about the pending commitment.
"Ricky is very excited about it," Bowers said. "I talked to him about it this weekend."
Bowers is the second known verbal commitment for the class of 2008. The Tigers also have accepted a verbal commitment from Blythewood wide receiver Marquan Jones.
Jones is the No. 2 wide receiver in South Carolina and a future 4-star prospect.
Bowers' main recruiter to Clemson is assistant coach Ron West.
Bowers chose Clemson over offers from just about every other school in the south, including South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, LSU and others.
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