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Chris Capote is another in the long line of prospects on the offensive line that is considering the Clemson Tigers in 2003. CUTigers.com recently had the opportunity to speak Capote about his recruitment and his senior season at Miami's Killian High School.

Chris Capote, a 2-star prospect on the offensive line by TheInsiders.com, closed out his senior season with bang. "My senior season was great, our team had an 11-1 record. We won our District Championship for the second year in a row in division 6A," said Capote.

"Personally, I think a had a real good season averaging about 12 pancakes per game and not allowing one sack. I was rated by our coaching staff in technique at 97%. As the captain of the offensive line, I feel real good about the fact that our running game ended as 2nd best in the county," added the senior lineman.

Chris attended Miami's three-day camp, Florida's one-day camp, as well as the Down-N-Dirty Camp for offensive linemen this past summer. His first official visit is set to Rutgers this weekend, and he will also head up to Boston College the weekend of January 17th.

Clemson was the first school to move in with an official scholarship offer this year, and he'll visit the Tigers officially on January 10th.

Capote brought in numerous accolades for his peformance on the field this past season, including being nominated for the Georgia-Florida and Cali-Florida All Star Bowls, as well as earning a First Team All Dade County.

"The schools recruiting me the hardest right now (in no particular order) are Clemson, Boston College, Rutgers, Colorado State, Louisville, Miami," said Capote.

Chris runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds, benches 330 pounds and squats 480 pounds as a high school senior. He also holds a grade point average of 3.5 and projects as a full qualifier. We will continue to keep you updated on this fine offensive line prospect right through signing day.

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