4-Star DB Planning Clemson Visit

The Clemson Tigers are battling the Georgia Bulldogs and several other top programs around the nation for one of the top players in the Peach state. CUTigers.com has the latest on this four-star athlete in this recruiting update.

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5-11, 180 pound speedster Branden Smith plans to visit Clemson again next week.

"I am supposed to go to Clemson June 8 with my coach," he told CUTigers.com in a recent interview. "I am not going to camp. I just want to go down and see what is going on."

The trip to Tigertown is the only visit planned right now.

"I don't know of any others right now. The only one I think is Clemson right now," said Smith.

When asked about his current favorites, Smith responded, "I don't really know yet. I am still open to everybody. I still have offers coming in daily."

Who are the latest schools to offer?

"Rutgers and Michigan are the most recent offers," said Smith. "Last week LSU, West Virginia and Rutgers came by. All of the schools [that are interested] have been by the past few weeks."

The four-star prospect won't officially narrow the field until the fall.

"The timing is still about the same. I am going to pick my top five towards the middle of my season. Then I will take my official visits. I will make my announcement at the Under-Armour game,' said Smith.

The two-way standout has also been talking to a familiar friend in recent months, Clemson running back James Davis.

Davis, also from Atlanta, was an unofficial host of sorts during Smith's trip to Clemson last month.

"He just tells me to take my time. He says to make the right decision. He tells me to not let it stress me out. He says to live up to your decision," said Smith.

Which schools are recruiting Smith the hardest right now?

"All of them really are. They are all trying to show me they want me and they care about me," replied Smith.

Smith, the No. 10 cornerback in the country according to Scout.com, won the fastest man label in the city of Atlanta with a 10.62 100 meters as a junior.

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