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McKinley during his visit for the Clemson-SC game
McKinley during his visit for the Clemson-SC game

Clemson DB target commits to Oregon


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Verone McKinley III - Defensive Back
TigerNet: (3.72)

Height: 5-10   Weight: 170   Hometown: Carrollton, TX (Hebron HS)   Class: 2018
ESPN:
#51 DB, #86 TX
Rivals:
#32 DB, #47 TX
24/7:
#479 Overall, #39 CB, #70 TX

4-star 2018 cornerback Verone McKinley III from Carrollton, TX (Hebron) committed to Oregon on an unofficial visit on Saturday according to his Twitter account.

"After a great conversation with Coach Taggart, I am committed," McKinley posted.

He chose Oregon over his top group including Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Texas A&M, and UCLA.

McKinley was offered by Clemson on June 13, 2016 when he took an unofficial visit to the campus.

In 2015, McKinley had 38 tackles including two for loss, 14 pass breakups, two forced fumbles and four interceptions and was named to the Tom Lemming Sophomore-All American team. In 2014, he had 28 tackles with four pass breakups and four interceptions.

He had national offers from Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas State, Baylor, Clemson, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Houston, Illinois, Iowa State, Jacksonville State, Kansas, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Penn State, SMU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tulsa, and UCLA. His first offer was from LSU.

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