LB Jonathan Willard Profile
"Things are going pretty good," he told CUTigers.com in a recent interview. "Everything is going by so fast right now. I can't believe I'm about to graduate."
The Loris High standout has put on some weight while working on the workout plan the Clemson coaches provided.
"It is going real good. I put on some weight. Yesterday I weighed in at 211. Last season I was about 204," said Willard.
What is the Palmetto state star looking forward to the most about getting to Clemson?
"I am just ready to start the workouts with my teammates. I want to try to get bigger. I am hoping to be at 220 or 225," replied Willard. "They are just telling me they are ready to get me on campus."
How does Willard feel about leaving home to head to college?
"In a way I am nervous. In a way I am looking forward to it. My family is ready for me to go," replied Willard. "I am heading up on June 28."
According to the star defender, he expects to be fine when it comes to qualifying.
"Yeah I am in good shape. I graduate on Thursday," said Willard.
Willard recorded 89 total tackles during his senior season, despite missing half the year with a knee injury. He also added 702 yards rushing.
For his efforts he was named to the North-South All-Star game. He was also the No. 35 weakside linebacker prospect in the nation and a three-star prospect according to Scout.com.
As a junior, Willard was named to the All-State team after collecting 130 tackles including 14 for a loss and forcing five fumbles from his middle linebacker spot.
He was recruited to Clemson by assistant coach Dabo Swinney.
2008 Signee Update: Jonathan Willard
CUTigers.com Top Stories
Inside the Matchup: Clemson vs Florida StateThe Tigers and Seminoles face off with CFP implications on the line
Scout CFBYesterday at 11:11 AM
TUESDAY DABO PC AND INTERVIEWSCUTigers was at the Clemson West Zone on Tuesday for Dabo Swinney's weekly press conference and interviews with Brent Venables, Christian Wilkins, Jadar Johnson and Kendall Joesph.
CUTigers.comTuesday at 12:00 PM
Updated Scout 300 Trend Meter For 2017The updated Scout 300 Trend Meter for the 2017 class takes a look at which schools are trending for each uncommitted member in the Scout 300.
Scout FootballTuesday at 5:40 AM
RECRUITING RADARIn our weekly Recruiting Radar, CUTigers Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel updates you on the latest news and intel on the Clemson recruiting front!
CUTigers.comMonday at 3:20 PM
MONDAY WEST ZONE INTERVIEWSWatch Deshaun Watson, Wayne Gallman and Tony Elliott discuss the upcoming showdown with Florida State!
CUTigers.comMonday at 2:56 PM