Tigers to get another commitment?

One of the most explosive wide receiver prospects in the Palmetto state says he will give his verbal commitment to the Clemson coaching staff Friday, if all goes according to plan.

WR Joe Craig Profile

The Clemson coaching staff already has two verbal commitments in the books for the class of 2010.

Make that three- at least after Friday morning if things go as planned.

Gaffney quarterback/wide receiver Joe Craig told CUTigers.com Thursday night he'll be making his pledge for the orange and white officially Friday morning.

"I'm going to call the staff tomorrow morning and let them know," Craig told CUTigers.com. "No sir I haven't committed yet so please don't put that out there but I can't wait to do it. I want my coach to be with me so that's why I'm waiting. I haven't called the coaches yet or anything so I have not committed to Clemson.

"But Clemson has been on me for a long time and I've been ready to do it. I'll probably call them tomorrow morning before 11. I want my coach to be with me when I do it. That's important."

Craig, who plays quarterback, wide receiver and as a defensive back for the powerful Indians, will play as a wide receiver at Clemson.

"They've been telling me that I can play wide receiver and that's the only school that has said that and it just feels right," he said. "Wide receiver is what I want to play."

Craig visited Clemson for its first Junior Day late last month, and from the way it sounds, the trip was what really convinced him to think hard about ending his recruitment early.

"It just felt like home," he said. "It really did. There's just something about Clemson. I know a lot of people are saying I'm jumping on the Clemson offer but it just feels like home.

"I remember I was eating with Jacoby [Ford] and C.J. Those guys are track guys like me and we got along really good. Then we went around campus and stuff and they talked about offering me a full scholarship and stuff. I wanted to commit right then."

Now it appears that commitment will fall tomorrow morning, again, if all goes according to plan.

Clemson already has the verbal commitment in place from the No. 1 wide receiver in the state- T.L. Hanna's Martavis Bryant.

Craig also visited Georgia for the Bulldogs' Junior Day in February as well.

"I liked the trip, but Clemson really opened my eyes," he said. "The other key for me is they will need wide receivers when it gets time for me to get there. That was big."

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