Shukree Barfield

DT Shukree Barfield
6-4, 285, 4.9
Camden High School
Camden, New Jersey

Clemson soft verbal commitment Shukree Barfield is off to an impressive start on his senior season. The 6-4, 285 pound superstar defensive tackle continues to list the Tigers as his favorite, but he also makes it clear that he wants to keep his options open.

"My favorite is still Clemson. I would consider myself a soft verbal. I would like to keep my options open," said Barfield.

The Camden High prospect listed Tennessee, Rutgers, Tulane and Iowa as the schools that trail the Tigers. All have offered and Kentucky may be close to offering the powerful defensive tackle.

Barfield is opened his senior season with an impressive performance. "I had my first game on Saturday. We beat Holy Cross 46-14. I had 5 tackles, one and ½ sacks and returned an interception for 50 yards."

How does the 6-4, 285 pound plan to make final decision? "I want to finish my senior year. I want to keep my grades up. My uncle will help me make my final decision."

Coach Lovett has been keeping in touch with the talented defender. "I was going to call Coach Lovett tomorrow night. He called last week. He just wants to see how I'm doing. He tells me to keep my grades up. He asked me if Clemson is still one of my favorites. I told him they are."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding defensive lineman from New Jersey, right up through signing day 2004.

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