Change Is Good For LB Grant McClinton

A change of scenery has worked well for LB Grant McClinton. Now at Hargrave Military Academy the 2008 prospect is getting a lot more looks and hopes to turn that into scholarship offers here shortly. Come inside and learn the latest about the former Spring Valley High School star.

The class of 2008 in South Carolina technically lost a prospect when Spring Valley LB Grant McClinton moved to Hargrave Military Academy. Spring Valley fans knew McClinton was a talented prospect and now a lot of colleges are starting to learn more about him at his new school.

McClinton's move to Hargrave came as a surprise but so far it's been a great move for the 2008 prospect. "I'm getting used to the military lifestyle but it's getting better." The move to the military school McClinton says was a personal decision for McClinton and was the best for he and his family.

We asked him what's the toughest part of his move and he quickly responded, "Being away from girls and my friends!"

Currently a nice mix of schools are recruiting McClinton actively he says. "I'm hearing from Kentucky, East Carolina, Southern Mississippi, North Carolina, Middle Tennessee State, and Marshall the most now. Out of those schools Southern Miss and Kentucky are probably recruiting me the hardest."

When asked if he had a new list of favorites at this point in time he replied, "Kentucky is my leader followed by Southern Miss and North Carolina. I'm open to anybody though and I don't want other schools to think otherwise."

With a hectic schedule at Hargrave things have been really busy for McClinton but he says he's already planned to take a few visits in the near future. "I will be going to Marshall and Southern Miss real soon."

Offers could be in the near future as he says many schools are wanting to see his senior year film here soon before extending a scholarship.

Being at Hargrave provides a different opportunity for McClinton in that he goes up against some of the top players in the nation everyday in practice and against some more mature and older players during their games. McClinton talked about how things have gone thus far at Hargrave. "It's been real exciting going up against the best everyday."

One area that has McClinton has improved dramatically is his speed. Now boasting legit 4.6 speed McClinton says it has helped him tremendously.

With so many school in the Grant McClinton sweepstakes SCPrepNation.com will be sure to keep you updated with the very latest regarding his recruitment so keep it locked right here.


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