Leggett Signs Top 10 Recruiting Class
CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) — Head Coach Jack Leggett announced the signing of 10 players to the program Monday. Associate Head Coach Dan Pepicelli and Assistant Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Bradley LeCroy along with Leggett all had a hand in signing the class, whose members are slated to wear a Tiger uniform starting in the 2016 season. The class is rated No. 9 in the nation by Perfect Game. All 10 signees are top-500 prospects in the country according to Perfect Game as well. Two of the signees are infielders who are ranked among the top-50 players in the nation by Perfect Game. Cornelius Randolph (Griffin, Ga.) is the No. 12 overall prospect and Jalen Miller (Atlanta, Ga.) is the No. 23 overall prospect. Infielders Grant Cox (Simpsonville, S.C.) and Jordan Greene (Charlotte, N.C.) along with catcher Cal Raleigh (Cullowhee, N.C.) are three more offensive players the Tigers signed. Raleigh is the son of Todd Raleigh, who was a player at Western Carolina under Leggett from 1988-91. Clemson signed five pitchers, including righthanders Brooks Crawford (Bishop, Ga.), Ryley Gilliam (Kennesaw, Ga.), Zach Goodman (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Jackson Kowar (Weddington, N.C.) along with lefthander Jake Higginbotham (Cumming, Ga.). Gilliam and Goodman are teammates at Kennesaw Mountain High School. The Tigers are slated to sign two more players next semester.