Georgia’s loss could well be USC’s gain in football recruiting. WR Kyrin Priester (6-2 180) of Snellville, GA decommitted from Georgia and according to one of his coaches at Brookwood High School, he might commit to USC while on a visit next week. Assistant coach William Lee told 247Sports that the Gamecocks offered Priester last week and he’s “probably” going to commit. According to the coach, Priester also has drawn interest from Clemson, Alabama, Auburn, Florida and Tennessee. TCU and Vanderbilt also have offered Priester who had 31 catches for 565 yards and 5 touchdowns last season.
DE Robert Nkemdiche of Loganville, GA has not talked to the media since committing to Clemson Thursday. He has put out some tweets. Here are a few from Friday afternoon after returning home from Clemson.
“God closed that door for this door to open then he told me this ten told me that was wrong, then now I’m here.”
“God you blessed me so much thank you god.”
“I see my future perfectly and it looks beautiful I tell you.”
ATH Myles Nash (6-5 200) of Sicklerville, NJ has offers from Clemson, Boston College, Rutgers, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Temple, Arizona and James Madison. He had plans of visiting Clemson but is not sure the offer still stands. “They called my coach and offered but I haven’t heard from them lately,” Nash said. “The quality of commits they’re getting now has me wondering if they’re still interested in me.” He mentioned the commitment from DE Robert Nkemdiche. “I would like to visit but I want to know they still want me,” he admitted. Nash has visited Rutgers, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Temple. He had 87 tackles, 13 sacks, four forced fumbles and interception. He also threw five touchdown passes. Nash does not have a favorite.
OL Na’Ty Rodgers of Pomfret, MD has traveled west to visit his father. While in California, he plans to visit Southern Cal, UCLA and Oregon. The Trojans and Bruins have offered. Other offers include USC, Clemson, Oklahoma, Maryland, Arkansas, North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Pitt, West Virginia, Rutgers and Vandy. Rodgers expects to visit USC, Clemson and Arkansas this summer. “I’m going to go to Arkansas and South Carolina,” Rodgers said. “While I’m in South Carolina, I want to visit Clemson too.” The Gamecocks continue to pursue Rodgers. “They are definitely showing a lot of love and it’s a great program,” he said. Clemson is less familiar to him so he is waiting to visit before discussing the Tigers. He plans to narrow his list to 10 before two-a-day practices and will not commit until after taking all five official visits. Rodgers does not have a favorite.
DB Adrian Baker of Hollywood, FL cut his list to a final five Friday afternoon and Clemson made the cut. The Tigers are joined by Florida State, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Vanderbilt in his final five. Baker has been to Florida State this month and plans to get to Clemson and Ohio State.
OL Chris Griffin of Crawfordville, FL committed to Georgia Tech. USC and Clemson also offered him and were among his other favorites with Vanderbilt, Central Florida, South Florida and Florida International.
DL Montravius Adams of Vienna, GA plans to visit Alabama this weekend.
WR Jalen McDaniel of Fayetteville, NC committed to NC State. Clemson was one of his other offers along with East Carolina, North Carolina and Wake Forest.
Clemson signee DB Marty Williams of Fox Creek did not qualify and will attend a junior college in the fall according to his coach.
Junior RB Derrell Scott of Havelock, NC scheduled to visit USC Friday along with teammate and Gamecock commitment DB Pharoh Cooper.