CLEMSON – The Quiet Assassin lurks on the Clemson campus, sharing an apartment with a Texan -- biding his time.
Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr. entered Clemson rated as the No. 7 overall player in the nation by ESPN.com, including ranks as the nation’s No. 1 linebacker and the top player in Pennsylvania. Trotter was ranked No. 30 by 247Sports, including being listed as the country’s top inside linebacker and the second-best player in Pennsylvania, while he was ranked No. 106 by Rivals.com.
Trotter was Clemson’s highest-rated player in the 2021 class by ESPN.com and its second-highest by 247Sports, and he made a big splash this spring, earning praise from his fellow players, defensive coordinator Brent Venables, and head coach Dabo Swinney.