RUMORS.. Josh Belk to Transfer

Gary McDaniel 2018-05-16 13:52:02


CUTrevor 2018-05-16 14:16:24

Very strange if this comes to fruition. You have to wonder why he chose Clemson in the first place if his heart wasn't in it. I guess it speaks to the recruiting ability of Dabo and company. He is a hell of a player and had a great spring, so it will be a big loss if he leaves, but at least he'll have to sit out a year before suiting up for the Gamecocks.

CUTrevor 2018-05-16 16:57:15

It is official. This is why I laugh at those in the media who advocate allowing undergraduate transfers to play immediately. It would be utter chaos this time of year with multiple players on every team deciding they regret their choice, are homesick or whatever and wanting to change schools. Some would probably transfer 2 or 3 times.

CUTrevor 2018-05-16 16:57:29

Clemson, S.C.—Freshman defensive lineman Josh Belk will transfer from the Clemson football program. Head Coach Dabo Swinney made the announcement Wednesday.  The native of Fort Lawn, S.C.  entered Clemson in January 2018 as an early enrollee and participated in Spring practice and the Spring game.

“Josh is a good young man from a great family,” said Swinney.   “Sometimes circumstances change, as is the case with Josh. We are disappointed he is leaving, but I enjoyed being around him the past few months. He did everything that was asked of him and had an excellent semester academically. I wish him all the best in the years to come.”

Belk was ranked as the No.  21 overall player in the nation by and No. 96 by coming  out of Lewisville high school. As a senior he had 34 tackles for loss, including 11 sacks among his 116 tackles.  He played in the US Army All-American game.

CUTrevor 2018-05-16 17:03:54

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