Report: Clemson 5-Star Freshman Intends To Transfer

The Clemson Tigers prepare to take the field prior to the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Alabama Crimson Tide.GLENDALE, AZ – JANUARY 11: The Clemson Tigers prepare to take the field prior to the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Clemson’s defensive line depth is reportedly going to take a hit. The Tigers are reportedly on the verge of losing a top freshman.Larry Williams of Tigers Illustrated reports that Josh Belk, a four-star freshman per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, intends to transfer. He reportedly might end up at a rival school, too.Belk was a four-star recruit in the 2018 class. He enrolled at Clemson early.The defensive tackle was ranked a five-star prospect and the No. 1 defensive tackle in the country by 247Sports.You can view the full report below:Clemson freshman DT Josh Belk intends to transfer, and sounds like he could end up at a rival school down I-26. https://t.co/EDi9ZOB7sK— Larry Williams (@LarryWilliamsTI) May 16, 2018This is pretty stunning news considering Belk has only been on campus for a couple of months. It’s unclear what exactly happened.Clemson’s defensive line will still be loaded. The Tigers have a ton of NFL talent at that position.Dabo Swinney’s program is set to open its 2018 season on Sept. 1 against Furman.