5-Star RB Prepares for Clemson Visit

Under-Armour All American Jamie Harper goes on the record with CUTigers.com just days before he takes his official visit to Clemson. CUTigers.com has the latest on the five-star running back in this report.

RB Jamie Harper Profile

Trinity Christian (Fla.) five-star running back Jamie Harper spent the past few days in Orlando as a member of the Under-Armour All American team.

"We all went out there trying to come together in a week," he said. "It was basically like a bonding thing. We were all trying to get to know each other. Everybody out there was so talented and not just in football. Those guys can play basketball, pool and everything. Everyone was so talented."

Harper said he also enjoyed playing with his former teammate Kyle Parker.

"Me and Kyle have a little edge because of the chemistry we have together. It was easy because of the game plan to have him passing to me. It was kind of like cheating. Most of the folks came in here and didn't know each others abilities. Kyle and I knew what each other were capable of. When he needed to run I was there to block for him. He knew where to throw me the ball to get me outside," said Harper.

The two former teammates hooked up for the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

"It was a designed play. All of the receivers came out and blocked. Kyle told me he would throw it early and I would have to make the play with my feet. He threw a great pass and I did the rest," said Harper.

A little endzone celebration was waiting for the national TV audience as Harper did a flip after scoring the final touchdown.

"All of the guys kept telling me to do it. They didn't think I could do it any more because I am 225 pounds," said Harper.

Clemson verbal commitment Andre Ellington also had a standout performance, and like Harper and Ellington, more chemistry was formed between the two.

"That was my little rule partner," he said. "We are real cool. He told me what to look for in the offense. He ran the same offense at his school. He wasn't really trying to convince me to go to Clemson at first. He was cool. He was watching me and saw me make a couple of moves. He didn't think a big man could move like that. Once he saw that he said why don't you come to Clemson?"

Which defensive lineman stood out to the top running back?

"Whoa. We are going to start with Daqaun Bowers. I would also say number 50 for my team. Those are the main defensive linemen that stood out," replied Harper.

The recruiting process appears to be winding down for Harper as National Signing Day draws ever closer, and things stand now, he's down to three schools.

"I am going to Clemson next weekend. Then I am going to Miami and Florida," said Harper. "Those will be my visits he said.

Jamie's teammate Daniel Andrews will also take an official visit to Clemson this weekend. Would a commitment from Daniel Andrews to the Tigers have any impact on Harper's destination?

"No sir, it won't," replied Harper. "I am going to announce on signing day," said Harper.

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