In-state OL, mom loved Clemson's elite junior day

In-state OL, mom loved Clemson's elite junior day

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In-state OL, mom loved Clemson's elite junior day

The sole in-state prospect at Clemson’s elite junior day on Saturday was big Moncks Corner (S.C.) Berkeley offensive lineman Kamren McCray.

It was the third visit to Clemson for McCray, who competed at the Dabo Swinney Camp last summer and attended a game in Death Valley each of the last two seasons.

“It was great,” McCray said of the latest visit. “I really got to enjoy hanging out with the coaches.”

McCray (6-6, 325) spent the most time with Clemson offensive line coach Robbie Caldwell and co-offensive coordinator Tony Elliott.

“They mainly were talking about the school, the different things on campus and asking about my upcoming season,” McCray said.

McCray’s mother and brother accompanied him to Clemson.

It marked his mom’s first experience on campus.

“My mom really loves it up there,” he said.

South Carolina gave McCray his first offer last summer. Schools such as Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Kentucky, Auburn and East Carolina have shown interest.

An offer from Clemson could be on the way, based on what McCray heard during his previous visit to Clemson for The Citadel game last November.

“The last time I was up there, coach Caldwell said that they were going to offer but did not give a time period,” McCray said.

Should the Clemson offer come to fruition, McCray said it would be significant for him.

“It would mean a lot,” he said. “That’s like a dream offer for me.”

Along with Clemson, McCray attended games at South Carolina and East Carolina last fall.

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