November 18, 2007

Making sure

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As the world turns, the soap opera that is college football recruiting has kept both Clemson and Georgia fans on their seats in regards to coveted lineman A.J. Harmon. The Louisville (GA) Jefferson County standout, regarded as the nation's No. 42 prospect, took in Clemson's final home game of 2007 Saturday night.

What did the Tiger commit and his family think of the experience?

"It was a great time, man," Harmon told Sunday evening. "Clemson played really hard; they just couldn't pull it off. The atmosphere was super. My mom (Shirley Harmon) got to see Vickery Hall and talk to the head of the administration there."

"Now we can talk after a while and she can be satisfied. I just wanted her to see what I like about Clemson, too," he continued. "My brother came up too and he just likes college football. He's just happy that I'm going to college and playing."

Also, is the blue-chipper having second thoughts about his verbal pledge?

He went up to Athens, Ga. to check out his mentor/former teammate Fernando Velasco, the Bulldogs' center, in action.

Some of his old feelings about his home state program renewed among the pageantry of Georgia's "Blackout" game versus Auburn.

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