South Aiken's Brown asks out of Clemson commitment

Friday, July 13, 2012 11:07 AM
Last updated 11:14 AM
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Former South Aiken football player Josh Brown, who graduated in 2012, failed to qualify at Clemson and has asked for a release so he could play at Marshall University instead, according to Thoroughbreds coach Jeremy West.

There was applause when Brown signed with Clemson on Signing Day  Chronicle file
Chronicle file
There was applause when Brown signed with Clemson on Signing Day

Clemson wanted Brown, a three-star prospect on, to go to Hargrave Military Academy before moving on to Clemson. But Brown has asked for his release.

Brown made 88 tackles in his final high school season, winning First Team All-Area defensive honors in South Carolina by The Augusta Chronicle.

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Riverman1 07/14/12 - 10:17 am
What He Could Have Done

There have been players who graduated from high school who couldn't qualify and were allowed to go back to high school for another year. One Clemson player from Bamberg did that and had an excellent career. He studied hard his extra year in high school and was able to qualify. That beats going to a prep school away from home for some.

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