Tigers No. 3 for 5-star Hood

Tigers No. 3 for 5-star Hood

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Tigers No. 3 for 5-star Hood

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5-star Elijah Hood wasn’t able to make it to Clemson’s Elite Junior Day but plans to make it back to Clemson soon.

“Unfortunately I missed it because I could not find a ride, but I really was looking forward to it,” said Hood.

The prize recruit has one Junior Day visit in the plans.

“I am planning on going to Notre Dame this weekend.  I know I got to hit up some more Junior Days though,” said Hood.

The two-way standout could play either linebacker or running back in college.  Does he have a preference?

“I was thinking linebacker, but I am making the switch to running back because I am really starting to feel comfortable there,” replied Hood.

The Charlotte Catholic standout is a top priority for the Clemson staff.

“I am hearing good things from Clemson.  They really like me.  They sent a huge folder in the mail recently highlighting the academics and their engineering program and stuff.  I loved it,” said Hood.

Elijah has a top five that includes the Tigers.

“No. 1 Notre Dame.  No. 2 is North Carolina, No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Ohio State.  Michigan and Georgia Tech are tied for No. 5.  I’m trying to decide which one I want to keep that spot for now,” said Hood.

The next few months will be critical for Elijah plans to have a decision before the end of the summer.

“All I know for sure is it will be before my season starts,” said Hood.

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