Crayton (6-1, 215), ranked No. 135 nationally by Rivals.compicked the Tigers over runners-up Auburn and Penn State.
Join Tigerillustrated.com subscribers on The West Zone message board!
“It’s just the family vibe, how great the people are,” Crayton told Tigerillustrated.com earlier in the process. “Everyone seems so genuine. I felt like home even before I got the offer.”
He also held offers from Florida State, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Missouri, Ole Miss, Virginia, Louisville, and UCF, among others. In total, Crayton claimed 29 offers.
Forum not related to football and off topic
Goodwin made Crayton his second offer at linebacker after taking over for Brent Venablespulling the trigger at the end of February.
Penn State and Auburn were battling for Crayton at the time.
Crayton then attended Clemson’s junior day on March 5, and our indications indicated that Clemson was staked with a substantial lead thanks to profile and closeness to the program.
He would then visit FSU for spring training and has scheduled official visits to Clemson, Auburn, Missouri and Penn State for this month.
Become a subscriber to Tigerillustrated.com!
After Clemson’s official visit, however, Crayton will quietly proceed with the belated cancellation of the trip to Auburn.
Rivals.com then reported that Crayton was back on campus last weekend, setting the stage for this week’s statement announcement.
Crayton partners with Jamal Anderson of Hoschton (Ga.) Mill Creek to give Clemson a pair of four-star linebacking promises.
Additionally, Crayton becomes the 12th member of Clemson’s recruiting class, joining Warner Robins (Ga.) four-star defensive lineman Vic Burley, Birmingham (Ala.) Briarwood Christian four-star quarterback Christopher Vizzina, Atlanta ( Ga.) St. Christopher four-star corner Branden Strozier, Warminster, Pa. tight end Markus Dixon, Riverview (Florida) Sumner four-star safety Kylen Webb, Atlanta (Ga.) Four-star corner Westlake Avieon Terrell, Hoschton (Ga.) Mill Creek four – star linebacker Jamal Anderson, Austin (Texas) Vandegrift four-star lineman Ian Reed, Rockwall (Texas) four-star receiver Noble Johnson, Washington (DC) St. John’s College four-star winger David Ojiegbe and Naples (Florida) tight end Olsen Henry.
With Crayton’s commitment, Clemson’s recruiting class now jumps to 4th nationally in the Rivals.com team rankings.
STORE for officially licensed Clemson gear at the Tiger Fan Shop HERE!