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Former Clemson All-American's Son Is A Tigers Recruit

Clemson's Keith Adams goes to hit Virginia QB Dan Ellis.

11 Sep 1999: Dan Ellis #17 of the Virginia Cavaliers tries to pass the ball as he is tackled by Keith Adams #43 of the Clemson Tigers at the Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina. The Tigers defeated the Cavaliers 33-14. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons /Allsport

Keith Adams was a star linebacker for Clemson and has a ton of love for his alma mater. So it should come as little surprise that he wants to see his son Keith Adams Jr. go to the reigning national champions.

Speaking to The Clemson Insider this past week, Adams Sr. revealed his son, a 2022 running back, loves Clemson and the atmosphere of the school.

“He loves Clemson,” Adams Sr., said. “He loves the whole atmosphere. The coaches, they all know him. Dabo Swinney, what a great person to be able to play for. The family atmosphere that they have and the success, it is something that would be very special.”

Adams Sr. stated that while his son his not yet received an offer from the Tigers, he would consider it "very special" if his son got an offer and became a second-generation Clemson player.

“My heart is with Clemson, so for him to be a second-generation player to come to Clemson, it would mean the world to me.”

To date, Adams Jr. has reportedly received "interest" from the Tigers, Georgia, South Carolina, and several ACC schools.

Keith Adams Sr. was a two-time All-American at Clemson, and was the ACC Defensive Player of the Year in 1999. He had a seven-year NFL career, and played for the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX.

His father, Julius Adams, was a Pro Bowl defensive lineman for the New England Patriots, playing from 1971 to 1987.

[The Clemson Insider]