March 29, 2007

Powell, Clemson offer mammoth Virginia OT

In hopes of landing at least three offensive linemen this year including a tall tackle, Clemson recently entered the race for a 6-foot-8, 270-pound monster out of Alexandria (VA) West Potomac, James Bennett.

What did the standout think of his newest offer?

"Last Wednesday I called coach (Tommy) Bowden," Bennett told Wednesday evening. "I got a text from him the day before for me to call him. He sent me a letter with the written offer on it. He wondering if I was really as big as I am which a lot of people ask. He couldn't believe I was that tall. He said he had watched some of my tape and really liked it."

The tackle prospect commented on each of six offers.

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