Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 11/4/14
(Mackensie Alexander chooses Clemson on ESPNU - USA Today/Robert Mayer) Flash back to June 14th, 2012 - that was the day the nation's No. 1 recruit, Robert Nkemdiche, announced his verbal commitment to.... Clemson. To say it left the college football world stunned was a little bit of an understatement and it vaulted the Tigers into the conversation of having the best class in all of America. Flash forward to National Signing Day and Nkemdiche wasn't part of the Tigers 2013 class and Clemson wasn't the No. 1 class in the country. Instead Clemson found themselves ranked 12th by Scout, 13th by 247sports and ESPN Recruiting Nation, and 14th by Rivals. Ironically, in that same article back in June we also warned that a verbal commitment wasn't the end of the road here, especially in SEC country. Boy were we right, as Nkemdiche signed on the dotted line with yet another name that's usually not pulling in national No. 1 players - Ole Miss, yesterday. Helping them to a Top 5 class in th...
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