Tigers have Chance to Turn Atlanta LB

Minnesota commitment Leland Jones will take an official visit to Clemson this weekend. Will the Tigers have a chance to turn the Georgia standout? The answer may indeed surprise you.

LB Leland Jones
6-1, 204, 4.65
Douglass High School
Atlanta, Georgia

What are your thoughts on your official visit to Clemson this weekend?
Leland Jones: I just want to go up there and see how the campus is and see how the town is. I want to look at it from that aspect.

Who will be your host when you take your official visit this weekend?
Leland Jones: LeRoy Hill will be my host.

What did you think about the Tigers victory over Tennessee in the Peach Bowl?
Leland Jones: They played good on the defensive and the offensive side of the ball. I didn't think it would be that easy. I thought it would be a close game.

Are you firm with your commitment to Minnesota?
Leland Jones: So far I am.

What will it take for Clemson or Auburn to get you to change you commitment to Minnesota?
Leland Jones: To tell you the truth I really don't know. I will just go up there and see how it is. I will compare them all.

How did you perform in the Georgia North/South All-star game?
Leland Jones: I had 2 forced fumbles, 8 tackles and 1 sack.

What official visits do you plan to take after your Clemson visit this weekend?
Leland Jones: Next week I am supposed to go to Marshall. The week after that I'm supposed to be going to Auburn.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding linebacker from Georgia, right up through signing day 2004.

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