QB C.J. Uzomah Profile
North Gwinnett High School (Suwanee Ga.) quarterback C.J. Uzomah watched the Tigers' second scrimmage of the spring.
He spoke to CUTigers after leaving Clemson with his mom and dad.
"I got to listen in to what coach (Dabo) Swinney had to say after the scrimmage. I think he said it perfectly. The defense played phenomenally and the offense was sluggish," Uzomah said. "They didn't have (Kyle) Parker because of his back. I think they did pretty well. The red shirt freshman (Tajh Boyd), which I didn't know was a red shirt freshman, I thought he did a pretty good job."
With several trips to Tigertown already under his belt, Uzomah said he enjoyed Saturday's trip too.
"I really like the family atmosphere they have there…I really liked it (Saturday)," he said.
After the scrimmage, Uzomah, his mom and dad and Napier spoke for several minutes. Parker's father also joined the conversation.
"We were just talking about hopefully coming up for camp, which is very possible," Uzomah said. "I'll probably come up for a practice, if not Monday, then Wednesday, hopefully.
"My parents want me to make that trip by myself. They want to see if I'm OK driving that far by myself. It's like an hour and 15, an hour and 30 from the house. They like that."
During his junior season, Uzomah said he threw for almost 1,500 yards and rushed for close 1,000 but stepped in as a wide receiver during his sophomore season because of injuries.
Some schools are recruiting him to play quarterback and others are recruiting him as a wide receiver or tight end.
"(Clemson is) recruiting me as a quarterback/athlete, maybe," Uzomah said.
"I'm leaning more towards (quarterback) because that's where I'm more comfortable."
He's also Auburn, Georgia and Vanderbilt this spring. On Thursday, he's heading to Florida.
After the spring, he plans to cut his list down to a top four or five. Uzomah plans to commit before the season.
"I don't want to make sure (the commitment) is firm. So if it has to go into the season, which I'm hoping it doesn't, if it does have to go that far, I'll definitely consider that," Uzomah said. "I want to be firm with my commitment."
Georgia Tech, LSU, Miami, North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky have also offered.
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