Swinney, Spence Visit 4-Star WR

Clemson assistant coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Rob Spence stopped by Henry County High (Ga.) to check one one of the top receivers in the south.

WR Jamal Patterson Profile

6-2, 190 pound Jamal Patterson showed his four-star ranking is well deserved at the Scout Elite combine at Auburn in late-April.

Patterson was fluid in the agility drills and everything came to him with ease. He also picked apart defensive backs in the one-on-ones. including five-star corner Dre Kirkpatrick. He and Kirkpatrick had a few classic match-ups with both winning at least one competition when matched together.

"I went to the Scout Elite combine. It was great down there," said Patterson of the event.

On the recruiting front, one of the nation's top football programs offered this week.

"Michigan offered today. The other recent offers were North Carolina State and Marshall," said Patterson.

The Clemson staff sent two coaches to check on the Georgia standout.

"Coach Swinney and coach Spence came by the school. I talk to them on almost a daily basis. They want me to come back for a visit," said Patterson. "A lot of coaches have been by the school. I have had coaches from Notre Dame, Auburn, Marshall, Michigan, Troy and Kentucky."

Coach Swinney should get his wish over the summer.

"I am going to try to come up sometime this summer. They just want me to come up and spend some time with them and see more of Clemson," said Patterson.

A trip out west is also planned for the summer.

"I am going to do a little west coast trip with my mom and dad. We are going to see Stanford, Southern California and Oregon," said Patterson.

"After those visits I will narrow it down. That will be almost everyone I want to visit. I will narrow it down to ten or less. But I still plan to take my official visits and then make a decision."

Last year Patterson caught 44 passes for 933 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a sophomore he had 28 catches, including seven touchdowns. He is also a track standout, recently setting a Henry County record in the 300 hurdles and maintains a 4.0 GPA.

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