Tigers still involved with 2011 QB

Looking to add one more quarterback in the class of 2011, Clemson offensive coordinator Billy Napier was in Georgia recently checking on the state's top signal caller.

QB C.J. Uzomah Profile

CUTigers has the latest on North Gwinnett quarterback C.J. Uzomah after catching up at Sunday's Scout Showcase in Duluth, Ga.

"I'm planning on having five top schools, three by the summer, maybe a little bit before then," he said. "After I visit some campuses, go to some junior days, just look at the schools that have interest in me."

A decision could be made as early as the summer.

"I'm aiming for before the season, actually a few weeks before the season," Uzomah said. "I kind of want to get it out of the way a little bit, just to focus on the year. I think that's pretty much what I'm aiming for right now."

He's already attended junior days at Georgia and Auburn and is scheduled to be in Clemson on Feb. 20 and Vanderbilt on March 22. During spring break, he'll visit Northwestern and Florida.

"I'm trying to get a feel, a glance of the campuses and the people that are there," Uzomah said.

"Friendly people, that's like a good environment. That's kind of what I'm looking for, like a home environment, a place that I could possibly see myself at," he said.

Uzomah is being recruited as a quarterback and as a wide receiver by some schools. As a sophomore, he played wide receiver before moving back to quarterback as a junior.

"It's whatever position. I'm more leaning towards quarterback because I've played quarterback since I was six-years-old. I'm used to it," he said. "If I feel like I'm at home with a school, and I could benefit from playing receiver or any other position, I'd take that opportunity."

Napier is recruiting Uzomah as a quarterback. The two keep in touch with one another on a regular basis.

"I try to keep in touch with Coach Napier …we keep in a pretty close relationship, I would say," Uzomah said.

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