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Clemson recruiting hits hot streak with stellar class of defensive backs

The Clemson coaching staff wanted to take five defensive backs in the 2022 recruiting class, looking to add two safeties and three cornerbacks to what is already an impressive group. Four have already given their verbal commitments, setting the stage for what might be the best group of defensive backs recruited during head coach Dabo Swinney’s tenure.

It’s amazing what recruiting looks like when the coaches are able to host prospects on campus.

Priority targets for the coaches were 4-star safety Sherrod Covil out of Chesapeake (VA) Oscar Smith, who committed to the Tigers on June 17; 4-star cornerback Toriano Pride of St.