Tigers at the Top for "Big Rob"

Clemson made a major move with one of the top prospects in the nation for the class of 2010 this past week. CUTigers.com has all the details in this recruiting update.

OL Robert Crisp Profile

6-8, 300 pound offensive tackle prospect Robert Crisp (Chapel Hill, N.C.), aka "Big Rob", considered one of the top players at his position for the class of 2010, made his first visit to Clemson this past week for Tommy Bowden's Football camp.

"It was real nice," he told CUTigers.com of his visit. "I enjoyed getting to know all of the coaches. I had a real good time."

Friday morning Robert had the opportunity to sit down with head coach Tommy Bowden.

"He offered me a full scholarship. We talked about the plans for next season. He asked how I enjoyed the camp. I told him I really enjoyed it and had learned a lot from coach Scott," said Crisp.

Death Valley also impressed the rising junior.

"Oh man, that is amazing," he said. "I just want to see a game there. They say it gets crazy in there. We went down the hill to watch a highlight video on Thursday night. I imagined myself as one of the players running down the hill."

Clemson offensive line coach Brad Scott also impressed the Chapel Hill standout.

"He is one of the coolest offensive line coaches I have met. He is a real good guy. He helped me a lot with my footwork, speed and technique," said Crisp.

What did coach Scott teach the North Carolina standout during camp?

"I learned some good footwork," he said. "I learned some things to help keep my balance. I learned how to associate with other players. I just learned about everything including technique."

Ace recruiter J.K. Jay spent a good bit of time with Robert during the camp.

"Me and J.K. spent a lot of time together. He is a real cool guy. I know he is definitely committed to Clemson. We had a good time," said Crisp.

Did the visit to Clemson help the Tigers chances of eventually signing the monster offensive lineman?

"It definitely did. Clemson is definitely on top of my list now. I wouldn't say I have a leader yet. I am still young. I want to enjoy the recruiting process, but they are definitely up there now," replied Crisp.

Several other visits are planned for the prize recruit.

"I am supposed to go to Atlanta, but I am not sure if I will make it. I am supposed to go to camp at N.C. State on June 20 to 22. That is all I have planned right now," said Crisp.

Chapel Hill High brought a majority of their team to the Tommy Bowden Football Camp.

"We brought at least 25 to 30. We all rode the activity bus together. It was the longest drive and the AC didn't work. We also got stuck in traffic," said Crisp.

One of his teammates that made the trip was North Carolina commit Jared McAdoo.

"I think he enjoyed the camp. I think he is still stuck on Carolina. He did learn a lot. I could tell because I saw him do some moves that he had never done before in practice," said Crisp.

As far as a potential verbal commitment Crisp said he's planning on waiting a while before figuring things out.

"I don't really have a plan yet," he added. "I may wait until late in my junior year or it could be in my senior year. I want to get as much knowledge about the teams as I can before I make a decision."

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