"Considering Mississippi State."
Robert Nkemdiche Robert Nkemdiche
View Full Profile, a 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end from Loganville, Ga., fired off the message on his Twitter account Saturday night. Like any recruiting revelation, the tweet generated a firestorm of activity on Internet message boards.
And it's true, Nkemdiche said Tuesday. The once-in-a-generation prospect, a quick-footed behemoth labeled by some national pundits as the best prospect in the Southeast since the 1980s, wants to visit Mississippi State.
As a junior and sophomore, he had 19 sacks each season. He led his team to a state championship on his junior campaign. DL MVP of the 2011 NTFC. Nkemdiche missed all of spring practice after hip injury from the NIKE camp. Georgia was the first to offer. Mom is running for governor in one of their states in Nigeria. His father, Sunday, is a doctor at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.