Clemson, SC Jan. 14, 2013 – Four student-athletes have joined the Clemson football roster, as they have enrolled for the spring semester. They will participate with the team in off season conditioning and spring practice.
Joining Dabo Swinney’s squad are Jadar Johnson, a 6-1 defensive back from Orangeburg, SC; Jordan Leggett, a 6-6 tight end from Navarre, FL; Ebenezer Ogundeko a 6-3 defensive lineman from Brooklyn, NY; and Shaq Lawson, a 6-4 defensive lineman from Central, SC.
Johnson played for the South Carolina team in the 2012 Shrine Bowl and is ranked as the ninth best player in South Carolina by ESPN. He played wide receiver and defensive back in high school. Leggett is ranked as the number-five tight end in the nation by ESPN and had 45 catches for 608 yards in 2012.
Ogundeko played in the Under Armour All-American game in St. Petersburg, FL and is ranked as the top prospect in New York. He is ranked as the #126 overall player in the nation by ESPN. Lawson had 99 tackles, including 23 tackles for loss at Daniel High as a senior in 2011. He was ranked as the top prep school player in the nation this year. He played this past fall at Hargrave Military Academy.