Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/19/14
When talk surfaces of a record-breaking South New Jersey high school running back committing to Wisconsin, comparisons naturally drift to former Badgers standout Ron Dayne. Dayne, a punishing, physical runner from Overbrook (N.J.) High School, went on to break the all-time NCAA rushing record and win a Heisman Trophy in 1999. Nobody is saying Glassboro High senior Corey Clement -- who committed to Wisconsin last week -- will do the same thing. But those close to the Glassboro football program aren't shying from the comparisons, either. "I remember Ron playing in high school," Glassboro head coach Mark Maccarone said. "Corey's probably not as big as Ron Dayne was in high school. Ron Dayne was a great running back. Ron Dayne did great things at Wisconsin and in the pros, but he didn't put up the numbers that Corey has. Corey has broken records that Ron Dayne wasn't close to." The 5-foot-11, 205-pound Clement has set South Jersey rushing records for career yards (5,874), yards in a...
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