Signee analysis: QB Bubba Chandler

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Height: 6-4   Weight: 195   Hometown: Bogart, GA (North Oconee HS)   Class: 2021
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Signee analysis: QB Bubba Chandler

Clemson signed dual-sport prospect Bubba Chandler out of North Oconee High School (Ga.).

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Bubba Chandler - 4-star QB - Bogart, Ga.

Committed since: 5/20/20.

Listed size: 6-4 195.

Brings to Clemson: The two-sport star saw his profile boom over the offseason as he added offers nationwide and he brings his talent to both the Clemson football and baseball rosters. Chandler has a strong arm and is athletic enough to scramble and make plays on designed runs. After being previously off-the-radar earlier in 2020, his evaluation rose to as high as the No. 11 pro-style QB in the nation by 247Sports.

Depth chart fit: The QB of the near future has already played for Clemson this season with DJ Uiagalelei. The thing to watch with Chandler will be whether he will be on the depth chart at all, as there is some buzz about being a potential MLB draftee after his spring high school baseball season. He has told reporters that $2 million is the number that would get him to leave a potential two-sport college career.

Brandon Streeter on Chandler: "This kid has all the tools you could possibly want as a quarterback. No. 1 just a great kid, but just athletically moves around really, really well. You can see how easy it is for him to get the ball out. Efficient release. Just does a lot of things we do in our offense and does them very, very well...His arm strength is awesome. He can extend plays and that's what we look for in quarterbacks is guys who can move, obviously throw the ball -- he's a guy who can see the big picture and also make plays inside and outside the pocket. Just excited about this kid. The sky is the limit and he's got a lot of potential."

Clemson bio

Overview: Two-sport athlete who will play both football and baseball at Clemson … originally committed to Georgia to play baseball … plays quarterback in football and shortstop/pitcher in baseball … has been clocked in the low 90s on the mound … ranked as No. 201 overall football player in the nation by 247Sports, which also listed him as the 11th-best pro style quarterback and 17th-best player in Georgia … four-star player according to … for his career, completed 227-of-434 passes for 3,605 yards and 40 touchdowns and rushed 139 times for 983 yards and nine rushing touchdowns … as a senior in 2020, completed 116-of-229 passes for 1,842 yards and 18 touchdowns while also rushing 79 times for 548 yards and six scores on the ground … named team captain by his teammates as a senior … Region 8 4A Offensive Player of the Year … preseason all-state selection… as a junior, completed 167-of-220 passes for 2,098 yards and 27 touchdowns and added 505 rushing yards with four rushing touchdowns … played baseball sparingly in spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic … hit .435 and struck out 16 in seven innings … in 2019, he hit .356 as a shortstop and posted a 7-0 record as a pitcher with 55 strikeouts in 41.1 innings … played in the Baseball Factory All-Star Game in Frisco, Texas, an event that welcomes the top 40 high school players in the nation … started on the basketball team as a freshman and sophomore … committed to Clemson on May 20, 2020 … recruited by Mickey Conn and Brandon Streeter … also had football offers from Louisville, Miami and Mississippi … played for Tyler Aurandt at North Oconee High School … born Sept. 14, 2002.

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