Feb. 7, 2001
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Football Tommy Bowden 2/7/01Signing Day Audio
Curtis Baham DB 6-1 180 New Orleans, LA Christian High School
Ranked as 80th best wide receiver in the nation by rivals100.com, but will play in the secondary at Clemson…ranked as 39th best overall player in Louisiana by SuperPrep…named all-state at the 4A level as a junior and senior…also an all-region selection both years…MVP of the team as a senior…Sugar Bowl Player of the Week as a senior…also chosen to the WWL all-star team…named all-district his senior year…had 16 catches for 196 yards and three touchdowns…all-metro selection as a junior and senior…played at J.T. Curtis at John Curtis High School…his father, Curt Baham, played at Tulane and for the Seattle Seahawks…born 1-12-83….chose Clemson over Arkansas, LSU and Tulane.
Charles Bennett DE 6-4 220 Camden, SC Camden High School
Ranked as one of the top 16 defensive ends in the nation by USA Today.com, he is considered an All-American by that service and one of the top 125 players in the nation regardless of position…ranked as 31st best defensive end in the nation by rivals100.com…a three-star player by that internet site…ranked as the #3 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…ranked as the number-eight player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler….had 89 tackles, 15 quarterback pressures,14 sacks and 22 tackles for loss in outstanding senior year…missed two games with an ankle injury, or he would have been over 100 tackles for the season…played in the North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach in December…ranked as 25th best defensive lineman in the nation by SuperPrep…ranked as #73 player in the Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…a Border Wars Top 100 player in the South…a Max Emfinger All-American, he is ranked as a grade 7 player by Emfinger, his highest rating…ranked as the 20th best defensive end prospect in the nation by the Sporting News…all-state choice in South Carolina by High School Sports Report…played his high school football for Jimmy Neal at Camden High…born 4-4-83..chose Clemson over South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Georgia and North Carolina.
Kyle Browning RB 5-9 170 Union, SC Union High School
Shrine Bowl selection at running back for the South Carolina team…gained over 4000 yards rushing in his high school career…3A all-state selection as a junior and senior…team captain as a senior…High School Sports Report 3A Player-of-the-Year…all-area and all-region selection as a junior and senior…Super Prep All-American, he is ranked as #14 player in South Carolina by that publication…PrepStar All-American…member of state 3A championship team in 1999 and 2000…had 1675 yards rushing and 29 rushing touchdowns as a junior… also accumulated 20 receptions for 310 yards and three touchdowns as a junior…as a senior, improved to 1841 yards rushing and 28 touchdowns…also had 33 catches for 440 yards and five scores…with 53 receptions last two years it is apparent that he is an all-around back…had two punt returns for touchdowns as a senior…played his high school football for Mike Anthony at Union High School….born 1-27-83…chose Clemson over South Carolina and NC State.
Eric Coleman TE 6-5 270 Charlottesville, VA Fork Union Military Academy
A three-star player according to rivals100.com…first-team all-district as a tight end and defensive end…three-year starter in high school, two at Charlottesville High and one at Fork Union Military… first-team all-region tight end…first-team All-Central Virginia as a tight end…had 17 receptions for 192 yards and four scores on offense, he had 15 sacks, 113 tackles and two interceptions on defense in 2000 at Fork Union…returned one of the interceptions for a touchdown…played for for John Shuman at Fork Union…also an outstanding high school basketball player, he is in his third year of high school basketball, his second year as a starter…played his high school football at Charlottesville High played for Garwin DeBerry before going to Fork Union…as a junior in high school was chosen first-team all-district, all-region and all-Central Virginia…born 8-6-82…chose Clemson over Virginia, Ohio State, Michigan State and Arizona State.
Roscoe Crosby WR 6-3 200 Buffalo, SC Union High School
First-team USA Today All-American, Clemson’s first first-team selection by that publication since 1989…first-team Parade All-American…ranked as the number-one receiver in the nation by rivals100.com…#1 wide receiver in the nation by Mickey Plyler…the number-two flanker in the country by USA Today.com and Max Emfinger…a Max Emfinger All-American…#8 overall player in the nation, regardless of position, by Tom Lemming…#20 overall player in the nation by SuperPrep…#3 receiver in the nation by Superprep…#1 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…chosen to South Carolina prep football All-Decade team…one of the top 100 athletes of the century in South Carolina according to the Spartanburg Herald…Player of the Year in South Carolina according to USA Today…Player of the Year in the Carolinas according to Charlotte Observer…Player of the Year in the South by the Orlando Sentinel…Mr. Football in the state of South Carolina as a senior…selected to play in first National High School All-Star game in Dallas…two-time consensus all-state in South Carolina….caught seven passes in 2000 Shrine Bowl, helping South Carolina to a convincing victory….named high school player of the Year in South Carolina by the Greenville Touchdown Club…had 77 receptions for 1590 yards and 22 touchdowns in 15 games in 2000, he led his team to its second straight state championship…had 82 catches for 1516 yards and 27 touchdowns in 15 games as a junior…named an honorable mention All-American by USA Today in 1999…also a College Football news top 100 as a junior…Union High went 28-2 and won back-to-back state titles his junior and senior years..also a standout baseball player who is a potential first-round pick in the June draft…hit .561 with nine home runs as a junior…played his high school football for Mike Anthony….born 2-6-83, he signed with the Tigers one day after his 18th birthday…chose Clemson over Florida State, Georgia Tech, South Carolina and Auburn.
Airese Currie WR 5-11 175 Columbia, SC Richland Northeast High School
Ranked as the number-four wide receiver and the #21 player overall in the nation by Super Prep…rivals.com ranks Currie as the sixth best receiver in the nation and the 50th best player overall…one of the top 11 receivers in the nation according to Max Emfinger, he is a top 125 player by USA Today…had 42 catches for 630 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior at Richland Northeast High School…missed some games as a senior due to ankle injury…had eight punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns over the last two years…the number-two player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…the number-five player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler…the number-six ranked player in the Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…rated the 48th best overall player in the nation by Tom Lemming…Student Sports Magazine All-American, he is ranked 77th best overall player in the nation by that publication…Shrine Bowl selection who was an all-state choice by the Columbia State…in track, won the 200 and 400 meter championships in South Carolina, he has run a 10.36 in the 100 meters…played his high school football for Jay Frye…born 11-16-82…picked Clemson over Georgia and South Carolina
David Dunham SS 6-2 205 Lake City, FL Columbia
Linebacker who accumulated 126 tackles, 11 sacks and three interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdown….three-star player according to rivals100.com…#33 player in Florida according to SuperPrep…an All-Southeast selection according to Tom Lemming… a grade 7 player by Max Emfinger, the highest rating that he gives…as a senior at Columbia HS in Lake City, FL…ranked as the #2 linebacker in the state of Florida by the Orlando Sentinel…played his high school football for Danny Green…also had three interceptions, two he returned for scores as a senior…had 15 catches and four touchdown receptions on offense…named his team’s defensive MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior…Florida Prep Football All-American…SuperPrep All-Region….cbsportsline All-American…named to the Super 11 and Super 24 team in Florida and ranked among the top 75 players in Florida by the Florida Times Union…ranked among the top 100 players in the South by Atlanta Constitution…ranked as 40th best safety in the nation by rivals.com…played his high school football for Danny Green…born 9-6-82….chose Clemson over Miami (FL) and Notre Dame.
Maurice Fountain DE 6-4 230 Camden, SC Fork Union Military Academy (VA)
Ranked as the #78 player in Southeast by Tom Lemming…a two-time all-conference selection in high school at Camden High in South Carolina in 1998 and 1999 by Jimmy Neal…all-area as a junior and senior, all-region as a senior…all-state as a defensive end his senior year…played in the North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach, he was the MVP of that game in 1999…had three sacks and nine tackles in that contest…ranked as one of the top 15 prospects in South Carolina in coming out of Camden…a SuperPrep All-American who had 94 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 11 sacks as a senior…led the region in sacks as a senior at Camden…comes to Clemson from same high school as Charles Bennett, also in this year’s signee class, they will both play defensive end at Clemson…played for John Shuman at Fork Union Military in 2000, he had 71 tackles and 11 sacks…played prep football in 2000 with Clemson signee Eric Coleman…led the team in sacks last year…also has been an all-state selection in basketball at the prep level…born 9-22-82…chose Clemson over South Carolina.
Jamaal Fudge DB 5-10 180 Jacksonville, FL White High School
Defensive back who could also help Clemson in the return game…had 81 tackles and nine interceptions as a defensive back at Ed White High School in Jacksonville…same high school that is sending teammate Eric Sampson to Clemson…ranked as 73rd best cornerback in the nation by rivals100.com…had three interception returns for touchdowns and four punt returns for touchdowns in his senior year…a Florida Times Union Super 24 selection his senior year…all-state at the 5A level in Florida for his junior and senior season…ranked among the top 75 players in Florida by the Florida Times Union…ranked as 56th best all-around player in Florida by SuperPrep…team MVP as a senior in high school…played for Dan Disch at the high school level…chosen all-district, all-area and all-conference as a junior and senior…born 5-17-83….chose Clemson over Arkansas, NC State and Auburn.
Ben Hall TE 6-5 230 Wellford, SC Byrnes High School
#1 tight end prospect in the nation by Max Emfinger and USA Today…ranked among USA Today’s top 125 players in the nation….ranked as #3 tight end prospect in the nation by rivals100.com…a four-star player by that service…had 42 catches for 735 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior for Bobby Bentley at Byrnes High School…ranked as the #6 overall player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler, the number-nine player in the state by SuperPrep…also a Student Sports All-American, he is ranked as third best tight end in the nation by that service…a Shrine Bowl selection a tight end…8-5 record got to state 4A playoffs…beat Spartanburg and Gaffney for first time ever…all-regional as juniorand senior…all-state as a senior…also an all-region basketball player as a center…also a high jumper (6-5) and long jumper on the track team…had 25 catches for 410 yards and eight touchdowns…all-state selection as a senior…born 1-27-82….chose Clemson over South Carolina, Tulane and Alabama.
Clifford Harrell FB 6-1 225 Tallahassee, FL N. Florida Christian Academy
Fullback who gained 1075 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a senior at North Florida Christian…also had 106 tackles and four interceptions as a linebacker on defense…SuperPrep All-American, Prep Star All-American…ranked as #32 player in Florida by SuperPrep…ranked among the top 100 players in the South by Atlanta Constitution…the number-one fullback in state of Florida according to the Florida Times Union…ranked among the top 75 players in Florida by the same publication…named 1A All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior…also chosen all-conference, all area and region as a sophomore, junior and senior…named All-Big Bend as a junior and senior…North Florida Christian won the state 1A championship his final three years…played his high school football for Tim Cokely…born 3-5-83….chose Clemson over Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame and Alabama.
Derrick Higgins WR 6-2 190 Darlington, SC Lamar High School
Another outstanding receiver in this 2001 signee class, he had 80 catches for 1271 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior…had 26 total touchdowns as a senior…set record in state championship game with 20 receptions for 294 yards and three touchdowns in one game…set school record with a 104-yard interception return for a touchdown in another game…had nine interceptions on defense, three of which he returned for a touchdown as a senior…also had 63 tackles, all-state as a junior and senior, he was a three-time all-region choice…the class A Offensive Player of the Year in South Carolina as chosen by the South Carolina Coach’s Association…also named to their all-state team…also chosen all-state by Columbia State, High School Sports Report and Prep Football…played in the North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach….Darlington County Player of the Year…played his high school football for J.R. Boyd at Lamar High, the same school that sent Levon Kirkland (now Pittsburgh Steelers) to Clemson…born 9-1-82…chose Clemson over South Carolina.
LeRoy Hill LB 6-1 215 Haddock, GA Baldwin High School
Ranked as the 80th best linebacker in the nation by rivals100.com…ranked as #38 player in Georgia by SuperPrep…5A all-state selection as a junior and senior…Defensive Player of the Year in the region…all-area, all-conference and all-region selection as a junior and senior…accumulated 150 tackles as a senior in high school…first-team all-state selection at 5A level by Atlanta Constitution…played his high school football for Daryl Silas…born 9-14-82…chose Clemson over Georgia Tech, Auburn and South Carolina.
Tye Hill RB 5-10 175 St. George, SC Woodland High School
All-state in South Carolina as a junior and senior…All-Low Country as a junior and senior…runs the 100m in 10.2…Region 7 AA team selection as a junior and senior… all-area according to the Orangeburg Times & Democrat as a junior and senior…ranked as the #12 player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler…ranked as #16 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…rushed for 1445 yards and 16 touchdowns in just seven games as a senior…played in the South Carolina North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach in December…a cbsportsline All-American…All-American according to Prep Star…outstanding track athlete who was the Low Country Track Athlete of the Year as a junior…the 100 meter state champion as a junior with a time of 10.51…High School Sports Report Track Athlete of the Year as a junior…second in the state in the 200 meters at the AA level as a junior, he had a time of 21.4…400 meter champion at the state AA meet as a junior with a 49.0 time…also on state track championship 4X100 relay team…his high school team won the state team championship at the AA level as a junior….played his high school football for Coach Bryan Mahan…born 6-3-82…chose Clemson over South Carolina, Auburn and North Carolina.
Micheaux Hollingsworth RB, 5-11, 190 Shannon, NC Hoke County High School
Gained 1678 yards rushing in 190 attempts as a running back in 2000, he also scored 17 touchdowns…that is an average of 8.8 yards per rush…had a season high of 305 yards rushing and scored five touchdowns…had a streak of three straight games with at least 230 yards rushing…had four passes broken up and two blocked kicks as a defensive back in 2000…all-state, all-conference selection as a senior…selected to Who’s Who among American High School Students…three-time offensive player of the week…given extra effort award by WRAL TV in Raleigh…chosen all-regional as a senior and junior…gained 985 yards on 162 attempts as a junior, he also scored 15 touchdowns…named team’s top offensive player in 1999…played cornerback most of his sophomore year, he moved to tailback when the starter went down with an injury…had 580 yards rushing on just 36 attempts, 16.1 yards a rush, and scored 11 touchdowns for his three games at the position…had 47 tackles, one interception and two punt returns for touchdown in his sophomore year…also lettered as a freshman…played for Walter Barnhill at Hoke County High…started the last 32 games of his career…born 9-17-83…chose Clemson over Nebraska, Michigan and NC State.
Mark Jetton DL 6-4 220 Charlotte, NC Providence Day School
Ranked as the number-one tight end in North Carolina, 49th in the nation at that position overall by rivalscom…could also play on defense for the Tigers…all-conference on both sides of the ball at Providence Day School in Charlotte during his senior year…all-state performer at the independent school level…ranked as 23rd best player in North Carolina by SuperPrep…ranked as #77 player in Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…had 75 tackles and 10 sacks on defense and 37 catches for 600 yards and eight touchdowns on offense…all-state selection on defense, All-Mecklenburg County on offense as a senior…all-region selection by Super Prep…also a Gatorade Player of the Week selection in 2000…all-conference on offense, all-state on defense as a junior…a strength All-American as a junior…had 80 tackles and six sacks as a linebacker, 25 receptions for 400 yards and four scores on offense as a tight end…all-conference and honorable mention all-state as a sophomore…had 60 tackles and three sacks to go with 15 receptions and two touchdowns on offense….played his high school football for John Patterson at Providence Day School…born 7-16-82….chose Clemson over Virginia and North Carolina.
Tavaghn Monts DB 6-2 183 Jacksonville, FL Ribault High School
SuperPrep Honorable Mention All-American who had 125 tackles and five interceptions his senior year at Ribault High School in Jacksonville, FL…had one interception return for touchdown, four sacks and an incredible 10 fumble recoveries his senior year…named to Florida Prep Star All-America team…named all-Southeast region pick by Tom Lemming…ranked as 51st best safety in the nation by rivals100.com…ranked as #63 player in Florida by SuperPrep…a three-star player by rivals.com…a Tom Lemming honorable mention All-American…ranked among the top 100 players in the South by the Atlanta Constitution…named to the Florida Times Union Super 24 team…all-state in Florida at the 3A level as a junior and senior…named all-conference, all-area and all-district as a junior and senior…also a solid track athlete, has recorded school record 45-2 in the triple jump…played his high school football for Arthur Mallory at Ribault High….born 11-8-82…chose Clemson over Virginia, Georgia Tech and NC State..
Chip Myrick OL 6-4 240 Atlanta, GA Lovett High School
Ranked as 83rd best defensive tackle in the nation by rivals100.com…chosen one of the Super 11 in Georgia his senior year…will play on offensive line at Clemson…first-team all-state selection by the Atlanta Constitution…also an all-conference, all-area and all-region selection as a junior and senior…all-city as a junior and senior…won the Morgan Award as the best lineman on his team…named team captain for the 2000 season…named lineman of the week by the Atlanta Touchdown Club during his senior season…played for head coach Bill Railey at Lovett High School…born 6-1-82….chose Clemson over Georgia Tech, Virginia and North Carolina.
Roosevelt Nelson LB 6-2 205 Rembert, SC Crestwood High School
Ranked as #22 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…rushed for 700 yards on offense, he had 127 tackles, seven sacks, 21 tackles for loss and three interceptions on defense…all-state, all-area and all-region as a junior and a senior…named MVP of his Crestwood High team…played in the Shrine Bowl for the South Carolina team…played his high school football for Keith Crolley…born 12-12-81…chose Clemson over South Carolina.
Grant Oliver OL 6-7 300 Lexington, SC Lexington High School
Ranked as #17 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…played defensive line most of his high school career, but could play on offensive line at Clemson…all-state as a senior, all-conference, all-area and all-district as a junior and senior…ranked as #49 player in Mid-Atlantic States by Tom Lemming…played his high school football for former Furman head coach Jimmy Satterfield…born 2-4-82….chose Clemson over South Carolina.
Travis Pugh DB 6-1 180 Manning, SC Manning High School
Ranked as 85th best safety in the country by rivals100.com…ranked as #15 player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler…ranked as #21 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…also ranked as #74 player in Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…had an incredible list of statistics for his career, had 12 interceptions, 308 tackles and 40 pass deflections…had 123 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, five caused fumbles, 23 passes broken up, and three interceptions in 15 games his senior year for Barry Avant at Manning High…played in the Shrine Bowl for the Sandlappers…fanpoll.com South Carolina Defensive Player of the Year…all-state selection as a senior…all-area and all-region as a junior and senior… as a junior, had 106 tackles, six interceptions, 15 passes broken up, three fumble recoveries and one caused fumble…all-region and 3A all-state selection as a junior…played in 10 games as a sophomore and had 79 tackles, three interceptions and a fumble recover…a product of same school that sent Clemson junior defensive back Brian Mance to Clemson…born 11-25-82….selected Clemson over South Carolina and Georgia.
Leo Reed DL 6-4 295 Georgetown, SC Georgetown High School
Ranked as the 25th best defensive tackle in the nation by rivals100.com…three-star player by rivals.com…ranked as #9 player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler…#18 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep…recorded 70 tackles, including 10 sacks and 22 tackles for loss…a Shrine Bowl selection for the Sandlappers…all-state as a junior and senior…the defensive MVP of the Shrine Bowl for South Carolina…all-regional selection and the region Player of the Year…ranked as a grade 7 player by Max Emfinger, the highest ranking Emfinger gives a player…cousin of former NFL players Jumpy Geathers, DeWayne Washington, Orlandis Gary…ranked as #44 player in Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…played his high school football for Ken Cribb at Georgetown High School…born 9-6-83…chose Clemson over South Carolina, Tennessee and Auburn.
Eric Sampson LB 6-3 205 Jacksonville, FL White High School
SuperPrep All-American who hopes to continue Clemson’s tradition of outstanding linebackers…ranked as #53 player in Florida by SuperPrep…Tom Lemming All-Southeast selection…had 109 tackles, four interceptions and 12 sacks at Ed White High School in Jacksonville, FL…played his high school football for Dan Disch…ranked among the top 100 players in the South by the Atlanta Constitution….ranked as 33rd best safety in the nation by rivals100.com, he was a three-star player…also named a Tom Lemming All-American…named to the Florida Super 11 and Super 24 and among the top 75 players in Florida by the Florida Times Union…an all-state player at the 5A level in Florida as a junior and senior….also named all-area, all-conference and all-district as a junior and senior…from same high school as 2001 signee Jamaal Fudge…born 1-6-83….chose Clemson over Florida, Miami (FL) and Auburn…
Wendell Singletary DL 6-6 250 Whiteville, NC West Columbus High School
All-Columbus county first-team on offensive and defensive line as a senior…led the team in sacks (10), tackles for loss (13) and tackles as a senior…also averaged six pancake blocks per game on the offensive line…had experience as defensive end, offensive tackle and tight end in his high school career…played tight end and defensive end as a junior…third on the team in sacks and tackles for loss as a junior…also lettered as a sophomore…named most improved on the football team as a sophomore…played for Steve Mallory at West Columbus High School…also a member of the basketball team at West Columbus, he averages a double-double and four blocked shots per game this year on the court…from same hometown as former Clemson All-ACC tackle and current Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro Chester McGlockton…born 6-24-83…chose Clemson over North Carolina and NC State.
Trey Tate DL 6-4 250 Gaffney, SC Gaffney High School
Played in the South Carolina North-South High School all-star game at Myrtle Beach…ranked as #13 player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler, the #11 player in the state by SuperPrep…ranked as 53rd player in Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming…all-state defensive end as a senior…all-area selection as a junior and senior…played for Joe Montgomery at Gaffney High School…born 5-29-83…chose Clemson over South Carolina, NC State, West Virginia and Michigan State.
Rod Whipple DE 6-5 220 Toomsboro, GA Wilkinson County High School
Ranked as #39 player in Georgia by SuperPrep…had 60 tackles and five sacks last year…first-team All-State by the Atlanta Constitution…led the state of Georgia in sacks as a junior with 29…all-area selection as a junior and senior…all-region at the 4A level as a junior and senior…4A state player of the year as a junior and senior…played his high school football for James Hagins at Wilkinson County…born 5-28-82…chose Clemson over Georgia and Georgia Tech.
Charlie Whitehurst QB 6-4 195 Duluth, GA Chattahoochee High School
Ranked as 35th best quarterback in the nation by rivals100.com…a three-star player by rivals.com…ranked as 37th best player in Georgia by SuperPrep…passed for 888 yards and eight touchdowns, he played just six games as a senior due to a separated shoulder and broken thumb…an All-Southeast Region player by Tom Lemming…a member of the North Fulton Super 11 by the Atlanta Journal and an Atlanta Touchdown Club Back of the Week during his senior year…named to Georgia’s top 50 and the Southern top 100 according to the Atlanta Constitution…named one of the captains for the season…passed for 1708 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior…named the oustanding offensive player…father played for the Green Bay Packers…played his high school football for Bill Waters…four-year letterman and starter on the baseball team as an outfielder and first baseman…named the team’s offensive player of the year as a junior…born 8-6-82…chose Clemson over North Carolina.
Bobby Williamson TE 6-3 240 Tarpon Springs, FL East Lake High School
Ranked as the 54th best tight end in the nation by rivals100…ranked as the 35th best player in the state of Florida by Florida Prep Football…finished his high school career with a 93 percent blocking grade…ranked as one of the top five players in the Tampa Bay area…nominated for the Florida-Georgia High School All-Star game to be played this summer…second-team all-state as a senior…led the team in receptions as a junior and senior…three-year starter on the East Lake High team…all-conference as a sophomore, junior and senior…All-Pinellas County as a junior and senior…selected for the County All-Star Game…played for Tom Keeler at East Lake High School…selected for the Global Game, competition involving teams from Europe, Japan, Canada and the USA…born 5-14-83…chose Clemson over Oklahoma.
Tymere Zimmerman WR 6-4 195 Bennettsville, SC Marlboro County High School
One ofthe top wide receivers in the nation..played in the national East-West All-Star game…a shrine bowl selection for the winning South Carolina team, he caught seven passes for 170 yards in that game to lead all receivers…ranked as #5 receiver in the nation by SuperPrep…ranked as #32 overall player in the nation by SuperPrep…a Student Sports All-American…a Tom Lemming All-American, he is ranked as the #16 player in the Southeast…a grade 7 player by Max Emfinger, the highest grade the recruiting expert gives in his rankings…4A Player of the Year in South Carolina according to the High School Sports Report…had 49 receptions for 1210 yards and 15 touchdowns for Marlboro County High School his senior year…that is an average of 24.7 yards per catch…had 59-949 and 13 touchdowns as a junior and 53-1145 and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore…that comes to a total of 161 catches for 3304 yards and 40 touchdowns receiving for his high school career…added 27 interceptions and 264 tackles as a defensive player over his three years…had 92 tackles, five interceptions and two caused fumbles as a senior…all-state at the 4A level in South Carolina as a sophomore, junior and senior…Tom Lemming and SuperPrep All-American…ranked as the third best player in South Carolina…USA Today honorable mention All-American…ranked as 31st best receiver in the nation by rivals100.com…ranked as #4 player in South Carolina by Mickey Plyler, the #5 player in the state by SuperPrep…..played on 4A state championship team as a sophomore…named his team’s MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior…Area Player of the Year as a junior and senior…all-region his final three years…4A Player of the Year in South Carolina as a senior…played his high school football for Dean Boyd….born 11-13-82…chose Clemson over South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia
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