TE Leggett talks about Clemson verbal

Clemson's junior day was a big success and one of the reasons why was the verbal commitment of Navarre (Fla.) tight end Jordan Leggett.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound junior said that the program stood out from the beginning and it felt like home to him during his weekend visit.

"Clemson offered me first, about three months ago, and that always stuck with me," Leggett said. "But when I went there I was just blown away by everything there.

"Right away it felt like a second home to me. The people are wonderful and I was impressed with the academics and the way they work with the freshman student-athletes to get them on the right track."

Leggett spent most of his time with assistant coaches Chad Morris, Jeff Scott and Danny Pearman. He visited Florida State for its junior day event last week but left without an offer.

Leggett admitted that he didn't have any intentions of committing this early.

"I wasn't thinking about that at all because I wanted to wait until the start of my senior season," Leggett said. "But if you feel like it's the right fit there's no need to wait and that's how I felt."

Louisville, South Florida and UCF are Leggett's other offers but Leggett says he has no plans beyond continuing to visit Clemson over the next several months until he can sign his letter of intent.

The Tigers have recruited him to play their "three-back" position.

"It's basically the most versatile receiver in the offense," Leggett said. "I can be a tight end, an outside receiver, go in motion, stay in the slot. Wherever the matchup advantages are.

"Coach Morris said he's going to make me the most versatile player in the offense."