Harper Cancels Florida Visit

5-star running back Jamie Harper did not take his official visit to Florida this weekend. What kept the Florida standout from making the trip? What does it mean for Clemson?

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5-star running back Jamie Harper will not be visiting Florida this weekend for an official visit as he originally planned.

"I didn't go because they wouldn't let my partner in crime come and stay with me so I told them I wasn't going to come," Harper told CUTigers.com Saturday evening. "Brandon is my good friend and we go everywhere together. I was going to take him with me to Clemson, but he couldn't make it. I don't know if I will reschedule the trip or not."

Wednesday night Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden stopped by Jacksonville for an in-home visit with Jamie and his teammate Daniel Andrews.

"I just enjoyed being around that type of a leader. Coach Bowden is a great person to be around. I spent a lot of time around my parents. Me and Daniel have been up there a lot so we let him spend time with our parents. It was a great experience," said Harper.

Friday afternoon Clemson running back James Davis reversed his decision to enter the NFL. Could that decision impact Harper's feelings about the Tigers?

"It is a little different process now. It would be an honor to play with him. It is not too much different. It might have a little more impact now," said Harper.

There may only be one more official visit on the prize recruits schedule.

"I am going to Miami next weekend. That will probably be it. I might go to Florida State, but I am not sure about that," said Harper.

Harper visited Clemson officially last weekend, and even though he has publicly not declared a leader in the recruiting process, it is believed the Tigers are the team to beat.

He is planning on announcing his decision on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

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