Dual threat QB considering Tigers

Clemson sent its offer to this 2011 Sunshine State dual threat quarterback three weeks ago. Last summer, he sought out the Tigers and made it a point to attend Dabo Swinney's camp.

QB Jeff Driskel Profile

"I just had an interest. I don't know why, just had an interest in Clemson. I went to five (camps) last summer," Hagerty High School (Oviedo, Fla.) quarterback Jeff Driskel recently told CUTigers.

"That was just one I wanted to go to and fit into my schedule."

It's the first time and only time that he's been to Tigertown.

"They liked me a little bit there. That was the first-time they had seen me and they asked me to send a highlight film," Driskel said. "They liked the highlight film, we started talking a little bit and it just started heating up after my high school season was over."

An offer came in the mail, courtesy of defensive ends coach Chris Rumph. Along with Clemson's, Arizona State, Auburn, Florida, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech, LSU, Rutgers and Florida International have all offered.

"I'm going to narrow it down to about five (camps) again this summer. If I can fit it into my schedule for a camp (at Clemson), I'm going to try to make it up for a spring practice or something like that," Driskel said. "I'm for sure going to try to make it up there before I make my decision."

He likes the "rural setting" of the area, but said, "There are things to do."

"It wasn't too busy, but not busy enough to where there was nothing to do. I kind of like that," Driskel said.

When deciding between his potential choices, Driskel has several factors that he's considering.

"I've got to have that relationship with the coaching staff. I want to go to a program, if you win the conference, you're going to be in a BCS game," he said.

Driskel threw for 1,427 yards and 11 touchdowns during his junior season, helping him towards a Scout.com three-star rating.

"It's kind of getting close for me. I'm going to start narrowing down soon," he said. "I've got to make my decision soon because I'm graduating early. I've got to decide earlier than a lot of people do."


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