Swinney highlights visit for North Carolina defensive end


Fayetteville (N.C.) Trinity Christian defensive lineman Zovon Lindsay was one of the visitors who took in Clemson’s 42-36 win over Louisville on Saturday.

It marked Lindsay’s second trip to Clemson since June, as he also attended the Dabo Swinney Football Camp over the summer.

Lindsay, a 2019 prospect who is gaining traction on the recruiting trail, recently spoke with The Clemson Insider about his experience at the game.

“I really enjoyed it a lot,” Lindsay said. “The tradition of the school, and I really liked how the coaches talked to us, especially coach (Dabo) Swinney coming in and speaking to us before the biggest game of the season.”

“The facilities are amazing,” he added, “and the crowd is great.”

What was Lindsay’s favorite part of the visit?

“When coach Swinney came and talked to us before the game,” Lindsay said, “because he made me feel like his recruits are a priority, and he kept it real with everybody.

“The whole visit was great, though.”

Lindsay also had the opportunity to chat with Clemson defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks and defensive ends coach Marion Hobby.

“They just asked my how my season was going,” Lindsay said, “(and talked about) some of the tradition at the school and education.”

Lindsay and Trinity Christian have a 5-1 record. Lindsay is currently third on the team in tackles.

The 6-foot-5, 250-pounder is receiving early interest from N.C. State and Clemson.

“They’ve been sending me stuff almost every other week,” Lindsay said of Clemson.

Clemson was Lindsay’s first visit of the season. He plans to see the Wolfpack later in the year.

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