|Jae'lon Oglesby signs with Clemson - Bio, Highlights, Rankings
Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Wednesday, February 5, 2014 9:19 AM
SC (Daniel HS)
|#223 Overall, #19 RB, #8 SC, 82 Grade
||#178 Overall, #7 APB, #2 SC
||#17 APB, #18 SC, 87 Grade
Oglesby is super fast with a 4.40 time. He has good acceleration and will continue to get stronger and grow into his frame. Clemson offered on 6/13/12. As a sophomore, he had 1,750 yards and 28 touchdowns.
Bio: Shrine Bowl running back who was one of the top running backs in the state of South Carolina in 2013...he comes to Clemson from nearby Daniel High School...that school has sent many gridders to Clemson, including current Houston Texan WR DeAndre Hopkins, and current Washington Redskins defensive tackle Jarvis Jenkins...also current Tigers C.J. Davidson, Deshawn Williams, D.J. Greenlee and Shaq Lawson are Daniel High School products...former two-time All-America center Kyle Young is Daniel graduate...Oglesby is ranked #4 prospect in South Carolina and #7 running back in the nation by Rivals.com...that service also ranks him as #178 player in the nation...ESPN.com has Oglesby as #223 overall player and #19 running back in the nation...rushed for 2,176 yards with 21 TDs as a senior, he averaged an incredible 9.8 yards per carry...also has good hands out of the backfield with 38 catches for 557 yards and six scores...also completed a 65-yard touchdown pass during the season...so he had 27 total touchdowns in 2013, helping Daniel to a 14-1 record and the state championship game...it was first appearance for Daniel in state championship game in 15 years...high school teammate of 2014 signees J.D. and Judah Davis...had six rushes for 57 yards for victorious South Carolina team in Shrine Bowl...posted 1,750 yards with 28 TDs as a junior in 2012...named second-team all-state by SCVarsity.com in 2012 and first-team all-state this year...2014 Army All-America Game nominee...recruited by Chad Morris...also had offers from Tennessee and South Carolina...wore #15 at Daniel High School where he played for Randy Robinson.