Junior DL Albert Huggins of Orangeburg-Wilkinson will be the center of a recruiting storm for the 2015 class and the in-state rivals are making him a priority. Friday Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and defensive coordinator Brent Venables and USC defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward and fellow recruiter Everette Sands were by his school to check on him.
Huggins has offers from the Tigers and Gamecocks along with Florida State, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisville, Georgia, NC State, North Carolina, Auburn, Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech. Huggins has no favorites right now but he's starting to do his homework.
"I broke down the key points that I'm interested in and stuff like that. I'm trying to do it right."
And it's even too early for Huggins to formulate a favorite between the two locals. "I hate to say it but I really can't. They are both great programs, great players and great coaches. It's hard to say."
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Huggins said he hasn't decided yet when he'll make his decision though after watching players announce at the Under Armour game earlier this month, he's giving consideration to doing that at either the Under Armour or Army All American Game. He's been invited to both and hasn't decided which one he will play in.
Huggins is also looking at going to a junior day February 1st at either Clemson or Florida but hasn't decided on which one.