Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has repeatedly said that he wants 70,000-plus fans to pack Death Valley for Saturday’s Orange & White Game, and while his motivation is to create a game-like atmosp, it also wouldn’t hurt to have a packed house with some of the nation’s top talent converging on Memorial Stadium.
The spring game is the last opportunity for Clemson to make an impression on its top prospects and commits until Swinney’s football camps in June, the coaches will have their work cut out for them with the nation’s No. 1 player and No. 1 running back in town.
All signs point to Laurinburg Scotland County 5-star running back Zamir White making a trip to Clemson this weekend with his mother.
Bradenton IMG defensive end Xavier Thomas, the No. 1 recruit in the country, will make the trip with teammate and Clemson linebacker commit Mike Jones.
Darnell Jeffries – the 3-star Covington Newton defensive tackle – will be making his fourth trip in the last month to Clemson.
4-star Pensacola Pine Forest wide receiver Jacob Copeland will make his long-awaited return to Clemson’s campus.
Copeland has been high on Clemson since competing at Swinney’s camp last summer.
Clemson made O’Neal’s recently released top-12.