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This appears to have gotten out of hand rather quickly.

Four-star quarterback Dakereon Joyner is a South Carolina commit, and like most athletes, he has a lot of confidence in himself. That confidence might have gotten him in a bit of trouble earlier this week, though, as Joyner posted a message on social media saying, “I promised myself to never lose to Clemson as a starting QB at South Carolina… NEVER!”

It makes sense for a young recruit to want to accomplish something like that, but appears that the backlash to that message has now forced Joyner to issue an apology.

I apologize for anyone who was offended by the statement I made yesterday. I made a promise to myself! If I wanted to throw shots I would’ve directly said it to a fan, player, or Clemson football player. it was completely out of my character to say what I said. Some people took it the wrong way and that wasn’t my intentions. I do apologize once again. I am confident in my future squad! I also am confident in what I said. I’m looking forward to competing vs Clemson in the near future.

Joyner is rated as a consensus four-star recruit, and he is the No. 10 dual-threat quarterback in the nation according to 247Sports.

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers the Auburn Tigers and national college football for FanBuzz.
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