Clemson checks on Duke CB commit

The Clemson coaching staff received a tip about a prospect in northern Virginia on Monday. On Wednesday, Brent Venables was by the school.

CB Evrett Edwards Profile

Among the stops Venables made in the mid-Atlantic region this week was Woodbridge High School in Virginia. There, he checked in on cornerback Evrett Edwards, who committed to Duke last month.

"My parents are preaching to me: options, options, options. The more options, the better," Edwards told CUTigers on Thursday.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound prospect was impressed with the Tigers' decision to stop by.

"That's extraordinary, for that quick of results to happen," he said.

Edwards had good things to say about Clemson.

"They're an SEC team playing in the ACC. It's a great location. My councilor [at school] actually went to Clemson. So during this whole football recruiting process I've heard: Clemson, Clemson, Clemson, from her," he said.

Clemson has not offered, but Duke, Boston College, Illinois, Ohio, Wake Forest and West Virginia have.

Might the Tigers jump on board with an offer?

"They told my coach they'll be in contact."

This spring, Edwards made trips to Duke, Virginia, Illinois and Northwestern.

Clemson could host him in the future.

"I'll hit the camp circuit this summer. That's a school that I definitely want to go to a camp for," he said.

As a junior, Edwards had 40 tackles, six interceptions, seven pass breakups and two blocked field goals.

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