Jaren Kanak commits to Oklahoma
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - One of the most dominant high school football players in the state of Kansas has officially made a switch on where he’ll play at the next level. A state runner-up 100-meter sprinter, Hays’ Jaren Kanak stepped up behind center in his final high school season, showcasing versatility, athleticism and speed that drew attention from some of college football’s most elite programs.
Kanak initially committed to Clemson where he was expected to play defense, likely as linebacker under defensive coordinator Brent Venables. After Venables was named as the next head coach at Oklahoma, Kanak announced his decision to decommit from Clemson and become a Sooner.
The 6′2, 220 pound four-star athlete announced his de-commitment from Clemson on Dec. 23. Following that decision, the speculation was that he planned to follow Venables to Oklahoma. That proved true with his official announcement made Wednesday, Jan. 5.
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