4-star LB commits to Clemson
|Sunday, December 18, 2016, 9:22 AM- -|
4-star 2018 linebacker Jake Venables from Central, South Carolina has committed to Clemson according to his Twitter account.
"First and foremost I would like to thanks God for making all of this possible," Venables tweeted. "I'd like to also say Happy Birthday to my dad! I want to thank my family and everybody that has encouraged, inspired, and supported me throughout this entire process. I want to thank Coach Swinney and the entire Clemson coaching staff for believing in me and giving me this incredible opportunity. I would also like to thank all of my teammates, teachers, and coaches for helping me achieve my goals. I want to thank Coach Scott Littlejohn at Flight School, for mentoring me and pushing me to the limits and to be my best. With all of that being said, I am blessed and excited to announce that I am 110% committed to Clemson University!"
His offer list included Clemson, Northwestern, SMU, and Texas Tech.
As a junior, he had 100 tackles including 16 tackles for loss and 10 sacks. In 2015, he had 89 tackles including eight tackles for loss and six sacks.
He is the son of Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
The 2018 Clemson commits are LB Mike Jones, QB Trevor Lawrence, and LB Jake Venables.