Top SC LB Attends Clemson's Junior Day

The practice fields were full of junior prospects last Saturday as they watched the Tigers open spring practice. One of the top linebackers in South Carolina was in attendance to enjoy the Junior Day activities. has all the details in this recruiting update.

LB Jonathan Williard Profile

The Clemson Tigers received a visit from 6-2, 210 pound linebacker prospect Jonathan Williard on Saturday as they began spring practice.

"It went good," Williard told in a recent interview. "I came with my mom, my cousin and his wife. I liked the way they run all the activities during the day. I really liked seeing the whole campus."

The Clemson staff worked hard to convince Jonathan and his mother that Clemson was the right place for him.

"I talked with all of the coaches," he said. "I talked with coach Blackwell, coach Bowden and coach Swinney. They told me it would be good for me to come to Clemson. They told my mom they would look out for me."

What was the highlight of the visit for the Palmetto standout?

"I would say eating lunch in the WestZone. That was real nice," replied Williard.

The star linebacker also said he plans to take it easy for the next few weeks.

"I don't have any other visits planned right now," said Williard. "But I still want to make my decision this summer. I want to get it done before the season."

When asked about his current leaders in recruiting process, Williard responded, "Right now I don't have any leaders. "I have offers from Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Florida and Michigan State."

The summer camp visits could be critical to Williard's decision.

"I want to go to South Carolina and Clemson this summer. I also went to the Nike combine and plan to go to the Scout combine," said Williard. Top Stories