May 27, 2012

IMG 7-on-7: Clifton Garrett talks Michigan and more

One of the Midwest's top linebackers in the 2014 class, Plainfield (Ill.) South prospect Clifton Garrett is known for his ability to play downhill and stop the run. The format of a 7-on-7 tournament doesn't play to his strengths, but he still performed well at first day of the Midwest Elite/IMG tournament in Auburn Hills, Mich. In fact, he's thankful that it gives him a chance to work on some of the things that he can improve.

"Today individually, I did ok," he said. "I could have done a little bit better with our coverage, but other than that, it was fine. It's fun. It's good exposure for me. It's making me learn the things that I need to learn to be a better linebacker and overall play, so I'm happy about that."

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