Hot Rod Back from Clemson

The No. 1 running back in South Carolina for the class of 2009 knew what to expect this weekend, but that didn't stop him from having a great time.

RB Roderick McDowell Profile

Can you talk about your official visit and what you did during your time on campus?
McDowell: It was wonderful man. It is like I am already here. I am excited. There was not a dull part of the visit. Jacoby [Ford] told me it is like this every day. They are more like brothers.

Who came with you on your trip?
McDowell: My God mother, father and my sister.

What were some of the highlights?
McDowell: The basketball game. I really enjoyed the game. It was wild. It dosesn't matter what sport it is. It was wild.

How would you rate the visit on a scale of one to 10?
McDowell: I would give it an 11.

How did you get along with your player host?
McDowell: Andre [Ellington] was my host. It was great. We had a good time. Everybody was like brothers.

Did you hear about any verbal commitments this weekend?
McDowell: I heard some people talking, but I'm not sure. Some safety from florida thinking about doing it. You never know until you see action. A lot of the recruits had fun.

McDowell, who remains firm to Clemson and will take no other visits in the recruiting process, is currently the No. 47 ranked running back in the country according to Top Stories