Recruits react to Clemson winning fifth straight ACC Atlantic Division title

Recruits react to Clemson winning fifth straight ACC Atlantic Division title


Recruits react to Clemson winning fifth straight ACC Atlantic Division title


Clemson clinched the ACC Atlantic Division title with its 55-10 win over NC State on Saturday night at Carter-Finley Stadium and will play the Coastal Division champion in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Tigers will become the first ACC team to represent a division in five consecutive ACC Championship Games. It marked Clemson’s eighth overall division title, including a co-championship in 2012 in which the Tigers did not appear in the ACC title game.

After the Tigers’ victory over the Wolfpack, The Clemson Insider reached out to a number of Clemson commitments and recruits for their reactions to Dabo Swinney’s program winning the ACC Atlantic Division title again. Check out what they had to say:

Clemson commit Sergio Allen, 2020 LB, Fort Valley, Ga. (Peach County): “Just goes to show we’re doing something right!! We’re coming for that Natty!”

Clemson commit Sage Ennis, 2020 TE, Tallahassee, Fla. (Lincoln): “Man it was a great game for Clemson! Played very well the whole entire game and got a big win! Clinched the division and now I’m sure they have their eyes on next week’s game.”

Clemson commit Walker Parks, 2020 OL, Lexington, Ky. (Frederick Douglass): “Awesome as always. Dominant team right there that is no doubt in the top 4. Putting Penn State over them was a mistake.”

Clemson commit Kevin Swint, 2020 LB, Carrollton, Ga. (Carrollton): “We handle business like we should always do. It was a great team win!”

Clemson commit Bryn Tucker, 2020 OL, Knoxville, Tenn. (Knoxville Catholic): “Big accomplishments for the Tigers. Came into NC State on homecoming and got after it. Proud of my brothers down there.”

Clemson commit John Williams, 2020 OL, Canton, Ga. (Creekview): “Absolutely amazing. Their place as a dynasty is solidifying with every game.”

Jager Burton, 4-star 2021 OL, Lexington, Ky. (Frederick Douglass): “It’s the first time in history a team has done it in the ACC. That just shows how good Clemson is.”

Corey Collier, 5-star 2021 CB, Miami, Fla. (Miami Palmetto): “I expected this from them since the beginning of the season.”

Cade Denhoff, 4-star 2021 DE, Lakeland, Fla. (Lakeland Christian School): “Tigers are rolling. They are consistent winners.”

Kelvin Gilliam, 4-star 2021 DE, Highland Springs, Va. (Highland Springs): “It wasn’t a shocking reaction. They came out and played great football.”

Michael Gonzalez, 4-star 2021 OL, Monroe, N.C. (Sun Valley): “I mean it is truly crazy how easy it is for them to beat these teams. It shows how strong their program is.”

Tristan Leigh, 4-star 2021 OL, Fairfax, Va. (Robinson): “They are dominating the ACC, and are trying to get to the Natty.”

Gabriel Stephens, 4-star 2021 ATH, Mount Holly, N.C. (Mountain Island Charter): “It is big time but I understand that that’s just step one in the bigger picture.”

Jaleel Skinner, 4-star 2022 WR, Greer, S.C. (Greer): “They went out and proved that they were the better team.”

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