Tigers Looking to Texas for Bandit End

Tigers Looking to Texas for Bandit End

The Clemson Tigers are looking for at least one more Bandit in this year's class, and they are battling three other schools for a 4-star defender from the Lone Star state. CUTigers.com brings you the latest in another recruiting update.

DE Billy Chavis Profile

Billy Chavis, a 6-5, 225 pound defensive end prospect from Westbrook, Tex. recently returned home from an official visit to Iowa.

"It was fun. It was better than what I thought it would be. I enjoyed myself," Chavis told CUTigers.com in a recent interview. "I would rate it a 10."

Three official visits remain for the talented athlete.

"I am going to visit Clemson, Missouri and Texas A&M. I am going to visit Clemson on January 12. I am going to visit Missouri on January 5th and Texas A&M on January 19," he said. "Right now I do not have a favorite. Not yet. I am going to take all of my visits before I decide."

Clemson assistant Chris Rumph is working hard to get the prize recruit to Clemson.

"They are just talking about getting me there for the visit. I actually just spoke with coach Rumph. They are looking at me for the bandit position," he said.

Will distance be a factor now that Texas A&M has joined the battle for Chavis?

"No, distance is not a factor. Early playing time will be very important," replied Chavis. Now that the season is over for Westbrook (Tex.), Billy will be spending a lot of time in the weight room.

"I am getting ready to start lifting," he added. "I will be lifting and working out a lot."

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