One to watch

One to watch


One to watch


Jalil Irvin had a last-minute change of plans and was unable to make the trek up to Clemson earlier this month for Junior Day.

The 2018 offensive lineman from Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga. continues to look forward to his first trip north to Tigertown.

“I’ve heard they have a good campus and Death Valley is a good place. I really hope to get a good look from them in the upcoming years,” Irvin said. “It’s a good school. I would be interested to go there.”

The 6-foot-4, 270-pound prospect has taken multiple visits to Auburn. He’s been offered by Illinois. UNC, South Carolina and Georgia Tech are also expressing interest.

Irvin will head to The Opening regional camp at Burford High School on Sunday. Next month, he’ll participate in the Rivals camp.

“Clemson is definitely one I want to go to. I want to go to Georgia, too. Florida and Michigan State and Auburn again, I like Auburn’s campus,” Irvin said.

Time will tell what options will make themselves available, but he’s already got an idea of what to be on the lookout for while going through the recruiting process.

“Comfort, education, playing time and just how it feels — the atmosphere, relationship with coaches will play a big part. And how close it is to my family. I want to go back home, to see family. I don’t want to be too far away,” Irvin said.



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