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Ajiboye is a Gamecock

One of the top prep players in the country made a switch on his commitment recently. Four-star defensive tackle Olufemi Ajiboye out of Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military originally committed to South Carolina last year before switching to Virginia Tech. The 6-foot-2, 290-pounder flipped back to South Carolina recently and plans to enroll next month.
"I informed the coaches a few days ago that I was coming down there," he said. "I talked to coach Spurrier and he was pretty excited. He just told me good things about their program and he looks forward to me helping them to an SEC championship.
"I've already sent in my application and they accepted it. I plan to enroll there in January."
The No. 7 prep player in the country decided to open things back up after a trip to Tech earlier this fall.
"I went there for a visit and some of the players said things about the coaches that made me decide to open things back up," he said. "That visit changed a lot for me, so I looked elsewhere and South Carolina was my second best option. That's why I chose them.
"I like them because some of my friends go there like Carlos Thomas and Addison Williams coming in. I've talked to them a lot and they say really good things about South Carolina. Besides the players, I like the atmosphere and fans, they are crazy."
As for playing time, Ajiboye feels he'll get a shot to immediately compete for playing time.
"I have a really good chance of playing early," he said. "That's something I wanted to hear and it'll all depend on what I do in the spring. Now I'm ready to be a Gamecock."