DE target commits to GT over Clemson saying Robert Nkemdiche was a factor

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Justin Akins - Defensive End
Height: 6-4   Weight: 245   Hometown: Jackson, GA (Jackson HS)   Class: 2013

According to the AJC, DE target Justin Akins Justin Akins
Defensive End
6-4, 245
Jackson, GA

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visited Clemson with another Clemson target Jay Woods Jay Woods
Defensive Tackle
6-2, 277
Jackson, GA

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on Thursday. When they returned from the trip Akins committed to Georgia Tech.

Akins admitted the recent commitment of Grayson DE Robert Nkemdiche Robert Nkemdiche
Defensive End
6-5, 275
Loganville, GA

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to Clemson might’ve affected his feelings about the Tigers. “It actually did. I just felt like Clemson got the guy they wanted and I needed to move on.”

Akins had over 20 offers including Clemson, Central Florida, Duke, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Mississippi, Mississippi St, Nebraska, North Carolina St, and South Florida.

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