Rivals100 defensive again Daylen Everette is not the loudest particular person in any room however on the sphere he makes his presence recognized. The Virginia native now enjoying at Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy introduced his dedication to Clemson on Saturday, selecting them over North Carolina and Georgia.
“It was the household environment there,” Everette mentioned. “The relationships I’ve had with coach Reed and coach Venables, we have been speaking for nearly two years in order that was huge. It is a very prestigious program the place I will be capable of win and be developed.
“Seeing all of the Virginia and IMG guys going to Clemson performed a fairly large position,” he mentioned. “With my teammates down in Florida, we’re actually tight so it could be cool to play with them. Sherrod (Covil) and I are actually cool too. We have now the identical coach and all the things.
“Seeing what they’re doing with guys like Trayvon Mullen and AJ Terrell and Andrew Sales space that is there now and will probably go to the NFL after this 12 months makes me really feel like they will make me higher and be on the identical degree as these guys,” mentioned Everette. “I’ve recognized Sheridan Jones for a very long time too. We have skilled collectively up to now. I’ve additionally talked to Malcolm Greene a little bit bit.”
Everette is a extremely spectacular defensive backs with the ability set to play cornerback or security. He is a real ball hawk within the secondary, pulling in 11 interceptions as a sophomore earlier than transferring to IMG. Everette has the scale and power to compete with greater receivers on the surface and he does not have an issue guarding smaller slot receivers as a consequence of his general velocity, quickness, and anticipation expertise. Everette is a good match at Clemson and of their defensive scheme. They’ve had success with cornerbacks like him up to now and he is going into and atmosphere he is aware of properly. Everette is shut with present Clemson defensive backs and fellow Virginia natives Sheridan Jones and Malcolm Greene together with present IMG and Clemson commit Jihaad Campbell.