Super Soph Has Tigers No. 1

CHARLOTTE - One of the top sophomores in the south has already visited Clemson several times and has liked what he's seen. CUTigers.com has the details in this recruiting update.

LB Prince Shembo Profile

Linebacker Prince Shembo, one of the top sophomores in the south out of the Charlotte area, has been to Clemson several times this year and come away very impressed.

In fact, the Clemson Tigers are his early favorite in the recruiting process.

While it is still very early, Shembo is sure to be a hot name in recruiting circles in the coming seasons.

Already 6-2, 210 pounds, Shembo could play a number of positions at the next level, but right now looks to be a linebacker.

CUTigers.com has Prince's highlights from the game against nationally ranked Butler.



CUTigers.com visited with Shembo after his game last Friday night against Butler. A video has been provided below as well as a transcript of the interview.



Talk a little bit about the game tonight. You guys had them early before they really came after you in the second half.
Shembo: "We came after them in the first half. We came out wild. In the second half third quarter we did our thing. In the fourth quarter we kind of let down. We are going to bounce back and get ready for next week."

Which camps you have been to?
Shembo: "The only one I have been to is Clemson. I plan on going to some others."

Are you hearing from any schools other than Clemson right now?
Shembo: "No sir. Clemson is my favorite school."

What will be important to you when you start looking at teams?
Shembo: "Education, the scheme defensively, the trouble. Is there a lot of trouble on each team, the discipline and just have fun playing football."

After playing linebacker last year and defensive end this year, do you have a preference?
Shembo: "No sir. I just play hard in the position they put me at."

What is the difference between the two positions for you?
Shembo: "At defensive end you are not in the play as much. You have to cause it for yourself. At linebacker you can see the play and you are in the center of everything."

Any plans to go to any more college games this year?
Shembo: "Yes sir. I am going to go to the Virginia Tech game at Clemson and some more of the home games."

Clemson recruiting coordinator Billy Napier is recruiting Shembo for the Tigers.

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