McCullough will visit three

Jay Jay McCullough

HOPKINS, S.C. - Jay Jay McCullough made the short ride from Fort Mill on Saturday for the MVP Camp at Lower Richland High School.

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So far this summer, McCullough has camped at Clemson and visited South Carolina. He watched from the sidelines while in Hopkins for Saturday's camp.

The Scout.com three-star, who's ranked as the No. 50 tight end in the class of 2012, spoke with CUTigers.com on Saturday.

"I don't think I'm going to go to anymore camps. I just wanted to get down to Clemson and hang around, learn more about them," he said. "With South Carolina, the day after I left Clemson, they offered me [while visiting]."

McCullough worked out for just one day while he was in for the Dabo Swinney Football Camp at Clemson. A hamstring injury sidelined him for rest of the camp.

Still, the 6-foot-3, 215-pound prospect enjoyed his time in Tigertown.

"I've been there a couple of times. I got to know the coaches a lot more. They made me feel close," McCullough said. "That stood out to me, all the attention they gave."

He keeps in frequent contact with recruiting coordinator Jeff Scott, who serves as his recruiter of note for the Tigers. McCullough said the two speak on a weekly basis.

"It's just catching up, seeing how things have been going—that's all," he said.

The visit to South Carolina was a one-day trip.

"They gave me a personal tour," McCullough said. "The last time I went, I didn't get to see as much as I wanted to see. They gave me a little tour around campus, just showed me stuff and made their offer official to me."

The Gamecocks have offered as an athlete. McCullough said his role at South Carolina would include some running back, tight end and slot receiver.

Clemson's offer is to play 3-back, a hybrid tight end/H-back position.

Kentucky and Duke have also offered. Alabama, Georgia Tech and Georgia have expressed interest, and McCullough believes offers from those three could be on the way soon.

"I know I'm going to get more offers. My mind could change, so I don't really have a top [group of favorites]," he said.

A decision will be made sometime during his senior season at Nation Ford High School. He has decided on three official visit destinations.

"I'm probably going to go to Clemson, South Carolina and Miami— I know those three, but I don't know the other two yet," McCullough said.

As a junior, he rushed 80 times for almost 600 yards and had 30 catches for almost 300 yards. He scored 15 total touchdowns.

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