Socastee QB Renfrow to walk on as Clemson WR

socfoot-renfrow13Socastee High quarterback Hunter Renfrow always followed his instincts when operating the triple-option for the Braves. He decided to do the same in choosing a college program.

Rather than accept scholarship offers from smaller schools, Renfrow has verbally commtted to attend Clemson as a preferred walk-on. He will make the decision official on Wednesday for National Signing Day.

Renfrow rushed for more than 1,500 yards, threw for more than 800 and scored a total of 26 touchdowns in his senior season. He led the Braves to the Lower State semifinals for the second straight season for a combined 24-2 record.

FCS power Appalachian State were among the suitors for Renfrow’s services, but he has always had Clemson at the top of his list. With academic scholarships in place and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney a former walk-on himself, Renfrow feels he has found the right fit with the Tigers.

Renfrow, who also played defensive back and punt returner in his school, plans to play the slot position at Clemson. He got the chance to showcase his receiving skills in the Shrine Bowl last month, and he played receiver for the Braves as a sophomore and freshman.

Despite Renfrow’s prolific career that saw him pile up more than 5,300 career yards, his recruitment was hindered by his size. The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder’s diverse talent could make him an deal slot receiver in Clemson’s system.

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