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In-State wideout makes it official, Inks with Clemson

December 21, 2022

★★★ | Tyler Brown 5’11, 170 | Greenville High School, Greenville, South Carolina


Tyler Brown‍ and explosive local receiver who produced 34 career touchdowns at Greenville joins Clemson’s class at 7:07 AM.

Rankings: Ranked in the On3 Top 300 nationally, as the service ranked him as the nation’s No. 294 overall player and the fifth-best in South Carolina … ranked as the No. 16 player in South Carolina by 247Sports … ranked as the No. 19 player in South Carolina by … ranked as the ninth-best player in South Carolina by PrepStar.

In High School: Played for Greg Porter at Greenville Senior High School … helped the Red Raiders to a 10-4 record and state semifinal berth in 2022 … finished his prep career with 148 receptions for 2,501 yards and 32 receiving touchdowns … averaged nearly 17 yards per catch for his career … also added 29 rushes for 163 yards and a touchdown … scored 34 career touchdowns, 32 on receptions … also returned kicks over his career and finished with 3,077 career all-purpose yards … also played some quarterback, completing 12-of-18 passes for 217 yards and three scores over his career … recorded 59 catches for 937 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior … posted six catches for 144 yards against T.L. Hanna … had three touchdown catches vs. Westside … had six catches for 111 yards against South Pointe in the state playoffs, helping Greenville to its first win over South Pointe … posted eight catches for 102 yards in Upper State Playoff championship vs. Northwestern … had career-high 71 catches, 1,034 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior in 2021 … had three touchdowns among his four catches against Wade Hampton that year … recorded 18 catches for 530 yards  as a sophomore in 2020 when he played just six games in the COVID-19-impacted season … averaged 29.4 yards per catch that year … averaged 25.5 yards per return on 12 returns as the team’s primary kickoff returner that season … posted 313 all-purpose yards against Riverside in 2020 … had five receptions for a career-high 172 yards and three scores vs. Blue Ridge in 2020 … had at least 140 receiving yards in three of his six games in 2020 and finished with 1,008 all-purpose yards in just six games … played for the South Carolina team in the Shrine Bowl, scoring a 55-yard touchdown in the contest … wore No. 8 for the Red Raiders.

Personal: Committed to Clemson on Nov. 24, 2022 … born June 14, 2005 … became Clemson’s third Greenville Senior High signee in two years, joining 2022 signees Collin Sadler and Josh Sapp … expected to enroll at Clemson in summer 2023.

Our Take:

Luke Winstel

Speed kills! Tyler Brown can take the top off a defense- a trait Clemson’s offense severely lacked this fall. As Clemson's positional need opened up with two wide receivers departing via the transfer portal, the Tigers earned a commitment from the “must-get” in-state target. Brown was an impressive piece in the explosive Greenville offense that also featured four-star 2024 prospect Mazeo Benett. 

While he is a “late-bloomer” and a consensus three-star, On3 has been impressed with Brown’s senior year film. As a result, they recently became the first recruiting service to name him a four-star recruit.

Regardless of the rating, Brown is a raw but electrifying prospect that receivers coach Tyler Grisham can integrate into the Clemson offense sooner rather than later.

Morgan Thomas - Slot receiver with the ability to get open quickly and break away after the catch. He is familiar with the spread-type offense and has experience with WR screens and running pre-snap motion. He is very fast down the sidelines and has been used as a punt and kick returner for his school.

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