Why be excited: He's another indication of the recruiting and relationship-building ability of new defensive backs coach Mike Reed, in addition to being a strong, late, in-state pickup who otherwise would have played for an ACC division rival. Edmond is a versatile athlete who has excelled at several positions during his high school career, and has the speed to play the corner.
You may not know:Edmond is the reigning South Carolina state champion in the 400-meter dash.
How he fits into the depth chart: All of Clemson's young defensive backs will get a long look during August camp.
High School:Lower Richland (S.C.)
Recruited By:Mike Reed
Other Offers:NC State, Arizona, Wake Forest
Senior - 1,230 passing yards, 858 rushing yards and 24 total TDs; 46 tackles and 4 interceptions. Junior - 33 tackles and 12 pass breakups.
40-time: 40-time: 4.49