Prospects predict the Sugar Bowl

Prospects predict the Sugar Bowl

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Prospects predict the Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — The top-ranked Clemson Tigers are looking to earn their third straight trip to the national title game with a win over No. 4 Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day.

Ahead of the big game, The Clemson Insider reached out to a number of prospects to get their predictions for the outcome. Here’s what they see happening:

KJ Henry, 2018 DL, Clemmons, N.C. (West Forsyth High): “31-27 Clemson” – Clemson signee

Josh Belk, 2018 DL, Richburg, S.C. (Lewisville High): “You know I got the Tigers! 27-14” – Clemson signee

Jackson Carman, 2018 OL, Fairfield, Ohio (Fairfield High): “I predict that Clemson will win” – Clemson signee

Noah Cain, 2019 RB, Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy): “27-24 Clemson”

Jaylin Simpson, 2019 DB, Saint Simons Island, Ga. (Frederica Academy): “Clemson W”

Owen Pappoe, 2019 LB, Loganville, Ga. (Grayson High): “Clemson winning in a close one”

Cam’Ron Kelly, 2019 DB, Chesapeake, Va. (Oscar Smith High): “31-24 Clemson”

Trey Knox, 2019 WR, Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Blackman High): “I have Clemson winning the game by a score”

Drake Thomas, 2019 LB, Wake Forest, N.C. (Heritage High): “I think Clemson is going to win.”

Frank Ladson, 2019 WR, Miami, Fla. (South Dade High): “Clemson wins”

Tyrique Stevenson, 2019 ATH, Homestead, Fla. (South Dade High): “I believe Clemson is gonna take it”

Bryn Tucker, 2020 OL, Knoxville, Tenn. (Knoxville Catholic High): “36-28 Clemson”

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