June 14, 2006

Clemson impresses Figgins on Wednesday visit

Clemson rolled out the red carpet for one of its top prospects on Wednesday, 6-foot-4, 238-pound tight end Bruce Figgins of Columbus, Ga., Shaw.

Figgins, who has offers from Florida State, Georgia, South Carolina, Clemson, Auburn, LSU and Mississippi State, told Tigerillustrated.com on Tuesday he would be in Clemson for much of the day on Wednesday for an unofficial visit. That visit, which began at 11:30am, did not end until 6pm.

"On a scale of 1-10, I'd rate my trip a nine, at least," Figgins told Tigerillustrated.com Wednesday evening. "We saw a lot more today than I saw in March, a lot more. My parents really liked everything, especially the academic support side of things. They enjoyed meeting the coaches and getting a chance to see the campus."

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