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Jake Fruhmorgen

Clemson lands their second huge offensive tackle commitment. This time it's from Jake Fruhmorgen from Tampa (Fla.) Plant.

Clemson's future offensive front is taking shape nicely, as today the Tigers landed another one of the very best tackle prospects in the country in Jake Fruhmorgen from Tampa (Fla.) Plant. Fruhmorgen made his commitment to Clemson over Florida, Michigan and a handful of other schools at a press conference from his high school.

"It came down to the atmosphere," Fruhmorgen said. "It where I fit in the best. I love the players and the coaching staff. It's a good fit. I want to be a Tiger."

Another big reason he picked Clemson was the head coach, Dabo Swinney. He loved the look in his eyes the last time he saw him.

"He gave a speech to us," Fruhmorgen said. "He said he really wanted to hold up that crystal ball. The look in his eyes was unreal. I want to hold that trophy as well."

It ultimately came down to the Tigers and Gators for Fruhmorgen.

"I have a lot of friends here and connections that wanted me to go to Florida," Fruhmorgen said. "It's a great school that I really like. But at the end of the day, Clemson was just the best fit for me.

"I am just so happy to get this done. I am a team guy and ready for spring football. It was important to get the decision done."

Another happy person excited Fruhmorgen pulled the trigger was Plant head coach Robert Weiner.

"Some offensive linemen are great technicians and tacticians," Weiner said. "Some will just flat out destroy whatever is in front of them. There is another group that can bend and run. Jake is all three. He loves the mental aspect of the game. He can be a devastating run blocker and he's super in pass pro. He's loves his QB and will protect. He loves his teammate and Jake is a great teammate."

Fruhmorgen, a four-star recruit and the No. 10 offensive tackle prospect in the country, joins five-star Mitch Hyatt (Suwannee, Ga./North Gwinnett) on the 2015 Tiger commitment list. Hyatt is the nation's top offensive tackle in the country.

"The staff told us that they want to recruit the top offensive line in the country," Fruhmorgen said. "I have met Mitch and I know he's one of the best in the country. He's a nice guy and had a nice family. They have [offensive tackle] Noah Green (Boiling Springs, S.C.) committed too. He's one of the most underrated players in the country. Things look very bright for us on the offensive line."

In all the Tigers now have nine commitments in their 2015 class.

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