MLB Tony Steward Profile
CUTigers recently checked in with Pedro Mendez High School middle linebacker Tony Steward, who's been offered by Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Texas Tech, Rutgers, South Carolina, North Carolina and Arkansas.
"I think Clemson is recruiting me to play outside linebacker. It really doesn't matter which position I play," he said. "Schools started recruiting me to play outside, but some are starting to say they can stick me in the middle."
His favorites, in no particular order, include: Clemson, Florida, Florida State, South Carolina and Georgia.
"I know a couple of the players that go to Clemson: Rashard Hall, Carlton Lewis and Jamie Harper," Steward said. "I just like the school and coach (Dabo) Swinney."
This spring, he's been to Florida State and Florida's Junior Days and plans to visit Miami during spring practice.
He's never been to Tigertown, but will be up this summer for Swinney's camp and plans to take one of his five official visits to Clemson.
Several factors will go into his decision.
"I just want the school to have good academics, a good environment and good people--people who make you feel at home and good athletics," Steward said.
Wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator Jeff Scott, Steward's recruiter of record, stopped by Pedro Mendez during January.
Steward's childhood favorite was Florida State, but even in his interviews across the Scout.com network he has maintained he wants to visit Clemson before making a decision.
As a junior, he was in on 143 tackles, forced five fumbles, recovered seven fumbles and scored three touchdowns on defense.
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