Instant Analysis: Mackensie Alexander
|Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 1:10 PM-|
What it means for Clemson: Alexander is a huge score for the Tigers and Swinney, who stepped up their game this year in landing elite defensive talent. In addition to Alexander, who replaces No. 1 overall prospect Robert Nkemdiche Robert Nkemdiche
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Immediate impact (scale of 1-5): 4. As a shutdown cornerback, Alexander can step right into Brent Venables’ defensive system and contribute. Physically, Alexander is ready, and his work ethic is legendary in Immokalee.