TheClemsonInsider.com goes in-depth with one of the latest Clemson verbal commitments, Jae’lon Oglesby. The next great Daniel prospect will be continuing a long pipeline of players from Daniel to Clemson.
“It feels great. I made the decision pretty much right after they offered me,” said Oglesby.
Jae’lon has been watching the Tigers play since he was young.
“When I was about eight,” said Oglesby.
What did Jae’lon think of Death Valley and the Clemson fans the first time he saw a game?
“The first time I didn’t pay a lot of attention to that. I just focused on the players. Now I pay attention to the fans and the atmosphere,” replied Oglesby.
Cousin Nuk Hopkins was one of the first to know about his Clemson offer.
“I talked to him the day I got the offer. I told him I was going to commit. He told me that was a good choice. He told me to keep up the tradition. The have been a lot of great players that came out of Daniel to Clemson. I hope I can keep the tradition going,” said Oglesby.
Coach Morris and coach Swinney told the Daniel standout how they planned to use him in the offense.
“They told me how they want to use me. They want to get me in the open field and give me the ball,” said Oglesby.
How does Jae’lon feel Nuk will do this season for the Tigers?
“I think he has the best hands in college football. He is one of the best possession receivers and one of the greatest players ever to come out of Daniel,” said Oglesby.
The Tigers are already putting together a very impressive recruiting class for 2014.
“It is great man. We want to keep putting Clemson on the map. Hopefully we can win some more ACC Championships, but we should try to do better. Our goal should be to play for a national championship,” said Oglesby.