Clemson target unsure of plans

This defensive line prospect out of North Carolina could make the quick trip down to Clemson this weekend for an official visit.

South Columbus (HS) tight end/defensive tackle Ethan Farmer is now 50-50 on making an official visit to Clemson this weekend.

He recently told that the decision to come or not is up to something outside of his recruiting.

Right now, he's looking at Clemson, North Carolina, N.C. State, Tennessee, Alabama and Virginia Tech. Virginia and Penn State have dropped from his list since the last time he spoke to

Although he claimed North Carolina as a favorite almost a month ago, the list is wide-open.

"It's hard to name a favorite. It's not a good time for me right now," Farmer said.

This football season, he's taken nothing but unofficial visits. He's been to Chapel Hill twice to see North Carolina play and he'll go to Raleigh for the N.C. State/Clemson game.

Farmer remains in touch with Clemson defensive tackle coach Dan Brooks "quite often."

Though Farmer plays tight end and defensive tackle, he's listed as the No. 57 defensive tackle prospect in the class of 2010. He's also listed with three stars by

At 5-5, South Columbus need to win its next two games to qualify for the playoffs. Last Friday night, he caught two passes--one for 55 yards--registered seven tackles and had a sack.

Defensively this year, he's got four sacks and blocked a field goal.

If Farmer does make it down to Tigertown on Saturday, he hopes to see a win.

"I want to see how the players perform and see the atmosphere there," he said. Top Stories