Bone's Best: Tyler Nero

Andrew Bone provides a closer look at the Top 60 players in the state of Alabama prior to the 2011 season.

13. Tyler Nero four-star
No. 15 defensive tackle
Escambia County High School (Atmore)
6-foot-2, 285-pounds

2010 stats: Nero had 72 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, nine sacks and forced two fumbles. He also blocked four punts.

Recruitment: Nero's recruitment took flight during the spring while collecting several major scholarship offers including Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida and Florida State. Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn and Florida appear as the main competitors for his signature. Nero's father played for the Razorbacks.

Nero says, "I plan on waiting until after my senior season to make a decision. I want to take my official visits during the season and then decide. Everything is still pretty wide open right now."

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