“Big Dave” Uiagalelei’s younger son, top 2023 recruit Matayo Uiagalelei, visited Clemson this past weekend and has now visited Alabama as well.
Here’s what Big Dave had to say on Twitter after meeting with Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban during Matayo’s visit:
I’m not going to lie, and I’m just being honest, after my meeting with Nick Saban, I can honestly see Matayo suiting up for Alabama. It’s something about a father recognizing and respecting another fathers hard work and love for their kids. Nick Saban gets it, some coaches don’t. pic.twitter.com/HD4cMPm5re
— Big Dave Uiagalelei (@DUiagalelei) June 10, 2021
Matayo, a four-star defensive end/tight end from St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.), is ranked as a top-50 national prospect in the 2023 class (No. 47 overall) per the 247Sports Composite rankings.
Clemson extended an offer to Matayo on June 1.
Matayo’s cousin, Downey (Calif.) Warren four-star quarterback Nicholaus Iamaleava, does not yet have an offer from Clemson but received an offer from Alabama after camping there Monday.
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