DEFENSIVE END BOOTED FOR UNSPECIFIED VIOLATION OF TEAM RULES
|| By FITSNEWS || Clemson University’s football team has dismissed redshirt sophomore defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko for an unspecified violation of team rules.
“Ebenezer Ogundeko has been dismissed from the Clemson football team for a violation of team rules and behavior detrimental to our football team,” said Swinney. “We wish him well.”
Ogundeko – a four-star prospect out of Brooklyn, New York – had a good spring, according to Swinney and Tigers’ defensive coordinator Brent Venables. In fact he was likely to see extensive playing time in 2015 after appearing in only seven games and recording five tackles a year ago.
In fact ESPN mentioned the 6-foot-3, 250-pound speedster as one of its 2015 spring “breakout performers” in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
Clemson was relying on Ogundeko to step up and help fill the void left by the departure of Vic Beasley – an All-American defensive end who was selected with the No. 8 pick of the 2015 NFL draft.
“I wanna thank Clemson University for giving me an opportunity to grow as a man and experience things I never thought of,” Ogundeko wrote on his Instagram page. “But unfortunately I have to move on with my life and leave Clemson.”