“They said, ‘If this is what you want, then we’re going to fully accept your commitment and we’re excited. You’re the No. 1 guy on our board and we’d be jumping for joy to have you.’ After that I realized that’s where I want to spend my next four or five years of college, right there.”
He committed on Monday after thinking it over, and called head coach Dabo Swinney to tell him the news. His other main recruiter at Clemson has been offensive coordinator/quarterback coach Chad Morris.
“They said they thought I was really polished and they said they like what I can do with my feet if a play breaks down, that I have great arm strength and a quick release and I that I can make all the throws,” Israel said, “and then they also like my mental aspect of the game, too.”