Clemson Football offered Belton-Honea Path star Marquise Henderson a scholarship this weekend. Henderson wasted no time giving them an answer.
Henderson has become the seventh verbal commitment to the Class of 2025 for the Clemson Tigers.
Henderson is 5’-10” and 170 pounds. He is rated as a 3-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite. Rivals has him listed as a 4-star.
He is officially listed as a running back by 247, but many people consider him to be an all-around athlete who can play all three phases of the game.
Offensively, he could move into the slot as a receiver. He has experience playing cornerback. He can also be useful as a returner on special teams.
Henderson had 2,336 yards on 207 carries for Belton-Honea Path this season. This equates to an 11.3-yards per-carry average. He scored 37 rushing touchdowns as well as two touchdown receptions.
Belton-Honea Path was undefeated until they met Daniel in the playoffs in late November. Belton-Honea Path coach Russell Blackston said this in October:
"“Marquise has tremendous acceleration when he sees a hole. All you need to do is watch his highlights, man. When he doesn’t want to get tackled, he doesn’t get tackled.”"
Henderson selected Clemson over Georgia Tech, Virginia, Virginia Tech, and NC State, among others.
Clemson Football has several offensive prospects in the Class of 2025
Of the other six commitments in the class, only one is a defensive player: Amare Adams from South Florence High School. Adams is the top-ranked player in the state of South Carolina. Rivals has Henderson rated as the second-best player in the state.
The 2025 has surpassed the Class of 2024 for in-state prospects with two. The 2024 group only has one: Watson Young, a legacy prospect from Central, South Carolina.
The balance of the class plays offense:
- Quarterback Blake Hebert
- Running back Gideon Davidson
- Offensive lineman Easton Ware
- Tight end Logan Brooking
- Wide receiver Carleton ‘Juju’ Preston