DL Jabril Robinson Profile
And, quite frankly, nothing really changed in that regard until the North Brunswick High School [Leland, N.C.] senior showed up to Spartanburg for the Shrine Bowl.
Robinson, who's ranked by Scout.com as the No. 66 defensive tackle in the class of 2014, recounted his pledge to Clemson after Monday morning's practice.
"It was unexpected. I went to the cookout, it was a junior day. I saw the family, as in the team, staff, they treated me like I was already apart of them," he said. "It was just love, the feel, the atmosphere. It was a very homey feeling. That's when I made my visit."
Clemson was his biggest offer. East Carolina and Charlotte were the only other two to offer. Robinson isn't exactly sure which position he'll play for the Tigers.
"All I know is defensive lineman," he said. "If I'm not mistaken, I've heard tackle. I'm not really sure right yet."
Robinson does prefer one position over the other.
"Defensive end, I love defensive end, but I'll play anything," he said.
Comfort is a big reason why end is more appealing.
"I just like it. I've been playing ever since I was little I started out at that position. I feel like I'm kind of better at that than tackle," Robinson said.
Clemson has hosted him for two visits since the Cookout: the Georgia and Florida State games. He'll return for his official visit on Jan. 17.
"To meet more with the players, see most of the facilities," Robinson said, when asked what he's looking forward to seeing during that trip.
"The times I did go to the games, I was kind of late, so I didn't get to really sit in there and talk with the team that much [and] visit the locker room."
SHRINE BOWL 2013: Jabril Robinson
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