The excitement is building around the nation’s top football prospect, who has decided to keep his collegiate choice under wraps until Valentine’s Day.
Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney from South Pointe High School in South Carolina has decided to keep colleges guessing beyond National Signing Day on Wednesday, reports greenwichtime.com. He will delay the announcement until his birthday on Feb. 14 — almost two weeks after many other high school football players make their commitment.
According to former South Pointe coach Bobby Carroll, Clowney has been planning a delayed announcement for quite some time, though his reasoning is unclear.
Standing at 6-foot-6 and 250 pounds, Clowney remains the No. 1 prospect in the nation, drawing in South Carolina’s head defensive coach Ellis Johnson to visit his school and home. Also pulling for him to play is Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban, creating quite the recruiting battle for the defensive end.
His list of collegiate visits include Clemson and North Carolina, but Clowney has kept any decision on where he’ll play under wraps.
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