Clemson or Michigan for 4-Star WR

It's almost amazing to see how Clemson's recruiting efforts have now expanded west this offseason. First it was Texas safety Craig Loston, the No. 1 safety in the nation according to Now could another elite-level player be wearing orange and white in 2009?

WR Bryce McNeal Profile

6-2, 180 pound speedster Bryce McNeal, the No. 16 wide out in the country according to, will likely make the long trip from Minnesota to the upstate South Carolina later this month.

"I might go down to Clemson the weekend of Memorial day. I want to see what Clemson is like," McNeal told in a recent interview. "Right now I know am going to Michigan on the weekend of the 17th."

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has quickly built a strong relationship with the prize recruit.

"He is cool. I like him a lot. We get along well," said McNeal. "I just have built a good relationship with all the coaches. I have a strong vibe with Clemson. They are a college town. That is what I want."

When asked about his current favorites, McNeal responded, "I defintely have a top two now. My top two are Michigan and Clemson."

The Palmetto state is much further from home. Will distance be a factor?

"No, it is not really that big of a deal. I have some family in Atlanta," replied McNeal.

There is no commitment timing currently for the Breck School standout.

"I am not sure. I am pretty open. I will just do it when I am ready," said McNeal.

What will be important when Bryce selects his college destination?

"I want to find a place where I feel at home. I want to establish a good relationship with the coaches. God will give me the feeling," replied McNeal.

The talented athlete knows who gets the credit for his success.

"God is the reason I am so successful now. I give all the credit to God. I am blessed to have so many schools looking at me. I thank God for helping me through this journey," said McNeal.

McNeal finished his junior season with 31 catches for 720 yards and nine touchdowns. He also claims a 37-inch vertical jump and projects as a full qualifier. Top Stories