Another Grayson prospect likely headed to Clemson


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Nick Schuessler with Clemson commit Robert Nkemdiche.

Pending Clemson’s admission office signing off on an acceptance letter, the Clemson Tigers will have a new quarterback to add to the roster.

Quarterback Nick Schuessler, who led Loganville (Ga.) Grayson High School to the Class AAAAA state championship last season, has decided to leave Mississippi State a few weeks after enrolling and Clemson is Schuessler’s first college choice.

“I have talked to Coach [Dabo] Swinney about me going to play ball up there,” Schuessler told TigerNet Friday evening. “I got a full release from my national letter of intent. I chose Clemson because Coach Swinney is such a good role model, and a good Christian man. I also like the direction the program is going, and they are definitely going to be a national championship contender. I am so blessed that some of my former high school teammates are all going up there. It is just the best fit for me.”

Schuessler told TigerNet that he has applied to Clemson, and once he gets an acceptance would like to start in time for the fall semester. Under NCAA guidelines, however, he would still have to sit out this season. He said he still doesn’t know if he will walk-on or earn a scholarship.

“We haven’t really talked about that yet,” he said. “I first have to get admitted. But if I get accepted, I definitely want to start in the fall.”

During his senior year, Schuessler led Grayson to a 15-0 record, completing 121-of-181 passes for 1,753 yards and 19 touchdowns. He picked up scholarship offers from Middle Tennessee State and Colorado State before signing with Mississippi State late in the process as a 2-star prospect.

However, he knows a lot about Clemson after attending Swinney’s high school camp last summer.

“I was up there for camp the week that one of the quarterback’s committed,” he said. “Coach [Chad] Morris and Coach Swinney told me they liked me in that camp. But that is the only time I have been up there. At the end of last season, Coach Swinney offered me a grayshirt and the opportunity to come in for 2013. I chose not to do that at that time, and I felt that Miss. St. was the best decision for me. But looking back, it was the wrong decision.”

The Tigers have already received commitments for 2013 from the Grayson Trio – No. 1 recruit Robert Nkemdiche, running back Wayne Gallman and defensive back David Kamara. Schuessler knows Nkemdiche well, because the nation’s number one recruit lives with Schuessler and his parents when Nkemdiche’s parents are out of town.


“For a long time, Wayne was the only one committed to Clemson,” he said. “But I was always high on Clemson; I just didn’t have that offer. It was like my dream school. But now that Robert is going there, and Wayne and David are going there, it has made this transition easier.”

He told TigerNet he feels like he would be a perfect fit for Morris’ offense.

“Honestly, you can take and see what Coach Morris has done there, and how dynamic and explosive they are,” he said. “They have so many weapons with Tajh and Sammy, and honestly, it would be a dream to go up there and compete for a position. I would love to play in that offense.”


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Front Page Story: Breaking News:Another Grayson prospect headed to Clemson?
Crump®
Glad he did this before Korncoot started making phone calls
tigrjm76®
Re:Korn would ask him "What do you think about South
peanut
Re:Korn would ask him "What do you think about South
Boogity8
Re:Too clean. You had rather have a Garcia.***
peanut
Re:Too clean. You had rather have a Garcia.***
Boogity8
Go back to Neckar and your daddy Darl Wultrip. -1!***
SOLOS®
Re The kid is not on scholarship. Learn to read Coot.***
peanut
I think he can read, just not comprehend what he read.***
Spud
And speaking of desparate. 2 years from now, the UCSQB will
Spud
boogerboyo8
tigrjm76®
I think you lost him at #1
cutgrfan®
It doesnt matter whether South Carolina has interest or not
Yzracer48
Re:Korn would ask him "What do you think about South
Dugatiger®
Re:Korn would ask him "What do you think about South
PittLawstudent
Re:Ask old #6 how many times he lost to the Coots.***
peanut
Re:Korn would ask him "What do you think about South
Dugatiger®
I'm wondering.......
Prime T. Tiger
You're attributing way too much influence to Korncoot.
TigerHawk76®
Re: You're attributing way too much influence to Korncoot.
Dugatiger®
We're going to have WAY too many QBs
Drobins
Can any of them change positions?
tigertrain
Re: Can any of them change positions?
a7xgates
Re: Can any of them change positions?
Country Gentleman®
Re: Can any of them change positions?
CactusJack
IMO, they're trying to get...
Prime T. Tiger
I agree, I think we need Linemen***
OhWiseOne®
It said he would either walk on or earn a scholarship
sgraupn
Re: It said he would either walk on or earn a scholarship
Litefoot®
Ok; Thats what I understand now-hes going WALK -ON!!
Prime T. Tiger
Re: It said he would either walk on or earn a scholarship
Country Gentleman®
Re: We're going to have WAY too many QBs
Lennon-McCartney®
Re: We're going to have WAY too many QBs
footballmanager
What???
CUAllTheWay®
Well if he
Joswego10
Re: Front Page Story: Breaking News: Another Grayson prospect headed to Clemson
Tigerbalm1®
Re:C Kelly is not worried about the competition. I bet he
peanut
Re: Front Page Story: Breaking News: Another Grayson prospect headed to Clemson
CUAllTheWay®
Kinda reminds me of "Da U"
courtneyb78®
Nick is a wonderful young man whom I know personally.***
mbpeach
Thanks***
TigerNick04
Re: Front Page Story: Breaking News:Another Grayson prospect headed to Clemson?
SmithLaw
Re: Front Page Story: Breaking News:Another Grayson prospect headed to Clemson?
Splode
This is terrible news...
ScottieD
Glad to have you, Nick***
TigerzzRoar®
Michael Wade was a good utility player***
Battery505®
Welcome Nick,
ClemsonTiger1988®
I love his song Rich Girl***
clmsntgr1
He looks young in this pic too***
clmsntgr1
Rod Gardner was a 2 Star QB and Charlie Whitehurst was a
garregit
Re: Rod Gardner was a 2 Star QB and Charlie Whitehurst was a
CUAllTheWay®
Re: Re:Too clean. You had rather have a Garcia.***
BKendall36®

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