Rebels schedule official visit with juco OL

Clarence Bailey (OT, Lackawanna CC, PA) - One of the top juco linemen in the country has begun to narrow the fieldTo find out which colleges are in serious contention for Bailey's services, read below.

Player Profile

Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 308
40 time: 5.2
Bench: 350
Squat: 600
Grades: Graduates in December

From: Ewing, N.J.
High School: Lackawanna CC, PA

The following information was revealed during our interview with Clarence Bailey:

What are your strengths on the line? "I am a great pass blocker. I am a good run blocker too, but I am a better pass blocker."

What most do you need to work on? "I need to work more on my techniques. I need to work a lot on my techniques."

Did you garner any awards coming out of high school? "I was named 1st Team All-Area and 1st Team All-State."

Did you sign with a D1 program out of high school? "No sir, I did not have my grades."

When are you scheduled to graduate from Lackawanna CC? "In December."

How did your freshman season go at Lackawanna CC? "It was tough. I did not start but I did get some playing time."

How is this season going for you? "Great. I feel like I have really improved as a player and as a person."

Who are the main schools you are hearing from? "Oklahoma, South Carolina, Syracuse, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, and Cinci."

Any offers? "Yes, all of them. I have between 15 to 20 offers, but those are the main ones."

Do you have a leader? "Not right now, no sir."

Have you set up your official visits? "I have with Oklahoma (11/27), and I go to Ole Miss (11/11) next weekend. I get to watch Oklahoma play Oklahoma State and Ole Miss play Arkansas. It should be a lot of fun."

How did you become interested in Ole Miss? "Ole Miss called my head coach and they offered me."

When? "It was in the middle of October."

What do you like about Ole Miss? "Eli Manning went there. The team is rebuilding because they are losing 3 offensive tackles. They want me to come in the Spring and play right tackle. In high school, Coach Deleone recruited me when he was at Syracuse, so we have a long history."

What stands out about Oklahoma? "They are losing all five of their tackles. They need me to come in next year and help Adrian Peterson become Oklahoma's all-time leading rusher. I could be the one that gets him over the top."

Have you spoken to Adrian about his future plans? "No, I have not talked to him, but I will probably get a chance when I go in for my visit."

Who else is under serious consideration for your services? "South Carolina is one too."

What are South Carolina's positives? "I like Steve Spurrier's offense, basically. I talked to him, and he said he needs a tackle to come in next year and start. He said I could be that man."

What will you be looking for while you are on your official visits? "A place where my family can call home."

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