UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Weddington football star Will Shipley has committed to Clemson University.
The Weddington Warriors standout running back announcing his decision on social media on Tuesday afternoon, choosing the Tigers over North Carolina, Notre Dame and many others.
According to many recruiting sites, Shipley is one of the top running backs in the nation and has even drawn comparisons to Panthers star Christian McCaffrey.
The 5-foot-11, 200-pound rising senior ran for 2,066 yards and 30 touchdowns in 2019, adding on 582 receiving yards and 8 receiving touchdowns as well.
Shipley has led the Warriors to back-to-back 3AA state championships back in 2019.