Jayron Kearse

Why be excited:Kearse could play anywhere on the field and make an impact. During his senior season at South Fort Myers, he played as a safety, linebacker, wide-out, and wildcat quarterback. At 6-4, 195, he's well-suited for the hybrid 'sam' linebacker/nickel back role.

You may not know: He comes from the same high school as Sammy Watkins, and is the nephew of former Florida and NFL star Jevon 'The Freak' Kearse.

How he fits into the depth chart: Clemson's need at safety will insure that Kearse gets a long, early look for what he can contribute in the fall.


High School: South Fort Myers (Fla.)
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
Coach: Grant Redhead
Recruited By: Tony Elliott
Other Offers: Auburn, Arkansas, Georgia, Notre Dame, Miami, South Carolina among more.

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Partial Senior - 87 tackles and 3 interceptions in first 10 games. Junior - 1,600 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns.

Combine Stats

40-time: 4.55.

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