Clear gets first call Wednesday from Dooley

Wednesday marked the first day college coaches could begin calling high school prospects. It also marks the first weekend that college coaches can go out to high school games for evaluations. Memphis Central tight end Cameron Clear got four phone calls from different colleges on Wednesday, but it was the first call that apparently impressed the Tennessee native the most.

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Wednesday marked the first day college coaches could begin calling high school prospects. It also marks the first weekend that college coaches can go out to high school games for evaluations.

Memphis Central tight end Cameron Clear got four phone calls from different colleges on Wednesday, but it was the first call that apparently impressed the Tennessee native the most.

"Getting my first call from Derek Dooley was pretty cool," Clear told InsideTennessee.com on Wednesday night. "He talked about how much Tennessee needed me at the tight end position, that I could come in and make an immediate impact for my home state team."

Clear, a 6-foot-7, 265-pound athlete, also received calls from Alabama, Florida and Duke.

Where does Tennessee stand with Clear?

"They are definitely one of my top schools," Clear said. "I have decided on four official visits so far, they are Tennessee, Florida, Alabama and Duke. I'm not sure where my last visit will be."

It appears that Dooley wants Clear to play both tight end and some defensive end for the Vols.

"They definitely want me to play tight end for them," Clear said. "They also want me to play on the defensive line on certain situations."

Clear will also take a couple of unofficial visits to Tennessee this fall.

"I'm definitely coming up for the Florida game," Clear said. "I want to make another one also, not sure which one yet."

Dooley apparently has made a big impression on Clear.

"Tennessee is very high on my list," Clear said. "I like what Dooley is doing at Tennessee. It's close to home and I could represent my state."


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