Permian Player Commits to Clemson


ODESSA – An Odessa high school football standout has committed to playing college football in the ACC.

Harris Sewell, a 6’3”, 299 lbs. interior offensive lineman who plays for Permian has verbally committed to Clemson. Sewell is a 4-star prospect and is the 2nd ranked offensive lineman in the nation. He will play his senior season this fall for the Panthers.

Sewell said in a Twitter post:


“From the time I was a little kid, I always dreamed of playing college football. There was never a time I didn’t want to play at the next level, but there were days when I wondered if I would get the chance to see my dream come true.

From my elementary football coaches to my Nimitz Middle School coaches- Coach Wright and Coach Schreiber- and my Permian High School coaches- Coach Ellison, Coach Washington, Coach Frisby, and Coach Gatewood- Thank You! To all of you and many more, thank you for pushing me, encouraging me, and making me better!!

For the coaches who offered me a chance to play for you, Thank You!

For my friends who have supported me- Thank You! For Rob Clayton- Than You for being a mentor and friend!

For my parents, my brothers, my grandparents- Thank You for all your support!

I am excited to say I am committing to Clemson University!

Coach Swinney, Coach Austin, and The Clemson Staff- Thank You!

You have given me a chance of a lifetime. I commit to you and your team all I have and all I can become!

Go Tigers!


And finally, to the man upstairs, Thank You Lord!

Thank you for loving me more than I understand, for the doors you close, and the doors you open! ROMANS 15:1 MSG



In April, Sewell announced Texas A&M, Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Clemson as finalists and made an official visit to Clemson in early June.

Permian’s offensive style gives Sewell much needed experience in the run game. According to ESPN, Sewell is the 65th ranked overall prospect in the 2023 class.

Clemson has claimed 2 offensive linemen from Texas. In addition to Sewell, Ian Reed (6’6”, 308 lbs.) from Vandegrift High School in the Austin area, also committed to play for the Dabo Swinney and the Tigers.

Permian will play San Angelo Central on October 28, 2022 in San Angelo.

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