Clemson safety Ronald Geohaghan to transfer

Clemson defensive back Ronald Geohaghan breaks up a pass intended for Virginia tight end Zachary Swanson.

Photo by Sefton Ipock, Independent Mail

Clemson defensive back Ronald Geohaghan breaks up a pass intended for Virginia tight end Zachary Swanson.

Clemson, SC—Clemson safety Ronald Geohaghan, a reserve on the Tigers 2013 football team, will transfer at the end of the spring semester. Head Coach Dabo Swinney spoke with Geohaghan on Monday and made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.

Geohaghan came to Clemson in 2012 from Allendale, SC where he had been ranked as the number 10 safety in the country by ESPN.com. He red-shirted the 2012 season, then played in eight of the 13 games this year as a special teams player and defensive back. He finished the season with two tackles.

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tigerrob44#291802 writes:

When a 4 star recruit transfers after one season the readers, or most of them would like to know why. If he were to have been a 2 star or maybe even a 3 star recruit who cares. This guy was a 4 star recruit and a defensive back to boot. Was it academics? Were the coaches pushing him to play to his potential? Just why would you up and leave a great place like Clemson? Let me be cynical as long as I am complaining. If he doesn’t want to be there then don’t let the door hit you in your hinny as you leave.

Xander5000 writes:

I really was rooting for him a Tankersley to be a good solid one-two punch in that defensive backfield. To come in as the No.10 safety in the nation should have shown up on the field at some point. Its disappointing because he has good size and range and it would have helped strengthened that area of our defense even more. I really wonder what happend?

clemvol writes:

Again, Star rankings are only good to rank them in High School. He was a big fish in a little pond but when the pond got bigger with as big or bigger fish then results start to show. He also saw the recruits brought in from last year and just doesn't measure up. When you finally have to compete with the same level of talent across the board then a recruit has to make a decision to stay or move on. All I can say is good luck and focus on the education first.

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