Scout on Nkemdiche to Clemson

The No. 1 prospect in the Class of '13 gives Clemson a versatile defender

Updated: June 15, 2012, 10:11 AM ET
By Craig Haubert | ESPN Recruiting
In 2008, Clemson signed the nation's top-rated prospect in defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers. Now, a few years later, the Tigers are poised to sign the No. 1 player in the land again.

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Courtesy of Grayson High School Robert Nkemdiche gives Clemson a versatile and potentially dominant defender.
In a bit of a surprising move Thursday, five-star DL Robert Nkemdiche verbally committed to Clemson while on a visit. This is a huge pickup for the Tigers, as not only do they land an ultratalented prospect, but the news should only help them as they continue to build their 2013 class.