Ben Boulware

Why be excited: Boulware put on a show during his postseason all-star game appearances at the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, where he won defensive MVP honors, and the Under Armour All-America Bowl, where he started and served as a team captain. He drew practice raves in both settings for his tough, hard-nosed playing style, and had takeaways in both games. He's an old-school middle linebacker who will give Brent Venables new options in how he deploys his linebackers.

You may not know: Boulware hopes to join his brother Garrett, a sophomore catcher, on the Clemson baseball team. He earned first-team all-state honors last spring from the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association.

How he fits into the depth chart: He's projected to work at the middle linebacker position behind rising senior Spencer Shuey and rising junior Stephone Anthony.


Position: LB
High School: T.L. Hanna (S.C.)
Height: 6-0
Weight: 225
Coach: Kenya Fouch
Recruited By: Chad Morris
Other Offers: Georgia, Georgia Tech, Stanford, Texas A&M among more.

Position Rating

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13th 8th

Star Rating

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Senior - 174 tackles, 10 TFL, 2 sacks. Junior - 181 tackles, 4 TFL, 4 sacks.

Combine Stats

40-time: 4.7

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