Tigers Looking West for RB

The Clemson Tigers are looking across the nation to find a few top running backs. Interestingly, this top prospects from Arizona has ties to the Carolinas and is looking at Clemson. Will the Arizona running back visit the Tigers? CUTigers.com has all the answers in this recruiting update.

RB Jamal Womble Profile

Jamal Womble, a 5-11, 215 pound running back from Sierra Vista, Ariz. is hearing from some of the top programs across the nation.

"I am hearing from about 40 schools right now," he told CUTigers.com in a recent interview. "I don't have any official offers yet. I am getting the most interest from Oregon State, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Ohio State and Notre Dame. I think Oregon State is close to offering."

When asked about his current favorites, Womble responded, "I don't have any favorites right now. I am pretty much wide open."

With a dad in the Army Jamal has lived in several places, but he considers North Carolina to be home.

"I grew up in North Carolina. That is where we have family," he said. "I lived close to Wilmington. I moved to Arizona in August of 2005. North Carolina is where I consider home. My dad is in the military. I also lived in Georgia and Germany."

This summer Womble plans to travel back east and visit several schools in the southeast.

"I am going to drive back east with my family to see our family in North Carolina," said Womble. "I will probably stop by to see Alabama, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Clemson and some others during that trip."

What will Womble be looking for in a college?

"I want to feel comfortable with the coaches. I will be looking for a place where I know the coaches will be around. I will be looking for a program that is heading in the right direction. I will also be looking for a school that is strong academically," replied Womble.

Distance will not be important to Womble.

"It won't even be a factor. I will go anywhere from Oregon to Miami. It doesn't matter," stated the star running back. "I am not sure when I will make a decision or anything right now. It willo more than likely be after my senior season."

Womble rushed for over 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns last season. He also projects as a full qualifier.

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