May 17, 2011

Miami offer big for Clarke

It has been long assumed that L.C. Bird linebacker Deon Clarke, one of the state's top prospects, is leaning toward picking Virginia Tech.

Right or wrong, that's been the speculation for quite some time. Virginia fans, meanwhile, have been wondering whether the Cavaliers can find a way to sway Clarke.

The school that has been on Clarke's mind the most recently, however, is not UVa or Virginia Tech.

Not too long ago, Miami jumped into the mix and verbally offered the 6-foot-2, 205-pound prospect. That came as a shock to Clarke and has served as somewhat of an epiphany.

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