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recruitment? I know that he had it down to us and auby, but I was talking with some clemmers today and they were saying that Lattimore grew up a clemmer fan and was going there until he saw the way clemmerland treated willy korn.
i heard latt say penn st was 2nd.
I don't have any inside info, but I have NEVER heard of a time that Marcus was a clemmer fan. May have been as a kid...but, I don't believe that is accurate!!
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I know at his announcement, one of the Auburn RB's in the pros, introduced him and Latt pulled an Auburn hat from the podium, but there was a Gamecock hat inside the Auburn hat! I'm pretty sure any of his consideration for the Clemson program was simply out of respect that they were the other big college in our state.
Lattimore was a Gamecock fan growing up I am pretty positive about that plus his sister was at USC
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Stephen Davis was the auby RB
I am almost positive his whole family are Gamecock fans. His sister was at USC already.
They dropped clempsun for the same reason they dropped Tenn. The coach is a pimp.
Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
I might be wrong, but I remember reading somewhere that he went up their for a recruiting visit, and something happened during the visit that really turned him off from Clemson so he never considered them again.
Probably offered him the usual "enticements" which offended him.
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From what I recall early on FSU and UGA were strong with him and most people thought they would be our toughest competition. However, I dont think he even ended up taking official visits to either of them. Auburn ended up being the toughest competition and their insiders thought he was a silent commitment to them the whole time up until the day he commited to us. I think USC was pretty much his top school throughout the process though, he just wanted to take some other visits and have some fun.
I feel almost dirty posting this picture. Ugh
This post was edited by joetheogre 21 months ago
Based on the background it appears this must have been while Marcus was visiting then. If you notice in the pics anytime a recruit visits the taters, it appears as though they are more or less forced to wear tater apparel.
Being the great kid that he is, I can only imagine what that must have been.
Trying to offer him cash for his services, & offering him a klempsin whore of his choice more than likely. Same Klempsin story, Same Rev. Dildo.
Wasn't he the one that abo said something to that was just disrespectful or something? I was thinking that he pulled Marcus aside at a practice he was attending and said something that was offensive somehow.
Or am I confusing this with an older incident involving Bowden and another recruit? I can't remember.
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I have a small amount of inside info on Marcus and he was never going to Clemson according to my friend that is close to the Byrnes program.
Why do they always seem to get recruits into one of their shirts or sweatshirts on official visits? Do we do that too? I don't recall seeing any of our uncommitted visitors in Carolina stuff.
This post was edited by GamecockTripp 21 months ago
There was some stuff that eliminated clempsun from consideration very early. Tennesse sent a bunch of tramps to one of his high school games, and his mom called the New York Times about it. clempsun was not that blatant, but it was the stuff with the girls that we have all heard about that turned him off. Marcus wanted to see what the schools had to offer from a football and academic standpoint. clempsun does not recruit that way.
We do it all of the time. I've seen multiple photos posted of recruits wearing jersey's etc. while visiting our school.
I don't mean the jerseys in the locker room thing. I think everyone does that. I mean guys standing on the sidelines or at a basketball game in a Clemson shirt. Maybe I'm crazy?
There is a pic of Clowney hanging with Dabo wearing a Clemson hat on his visit here.
^^^ Exactly! It's like abo says, "here, put this on" the minute they step on campus.
The only reason he didn't go to Auburn cuz Mike Dyer committed before he did. If Dyer didn't commit to Auburn then Lattimore goes there and we finish second.
^Heard this from a couple of his family members and people close to him.
hey guys im telling yall i heard him say penn st was his #2.
This post was edited by dgriffin 21 months ago
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