Talented Junior DL Talks Auburn Camp

Robert Nkemdiche is a top junior prospect and he talks about Auburn's camp on Saturday.

Loganville, Ga.—Expected to be one of the top defensive linemen in the country for the 2013 class, big Robert Nkemdiche from Grayson High took part in Auburn's camp on Saturday and was one of the more impressive players on hand for the event. He said it was a good time for him getting a chance to work and see more of Auburn.

"It was nice to see the coaches and get a good look at Auburn," he tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "It was nice going out and getting some defensive line work with the coaches. It was good to be around the other players seeing how everybody else works. It was fun out there."

Making his second trip to Auburn the big junior said he enjoyed seeing the changes Auburn has made on campus and also getting a better feel for the coaching staff.

"All of the coaches make you feel comfortable around there," Nkemdiche said. "You feel like you're part of the family, part of the mix. They just fit you in."

Busy over the summer with camp visits with his high school team he said the Auburn camp was the only individual camp of the summer for him. He said instead he has spent time working on the fundamental side of the game in preparation for the fall.

"I have been working on some of my techniques," Nkemdiche said. "I want to get my technique down and continue to work on my effort and attitude. Come next year when double and triple teams come I don't want to be frustrated when things don't go my way."

Already with more offers than he can count despite the fact he'll just be a junior this fall, Nkemdiche said he's just focusing on staying humble and everything else will take care of itself.

"I work hard and that hasn't changed me," he said. "It doesn't bother me (to have a lot of offers) because my goal is to win a state championship. It's good to have offers in the bag, but they'll be there when it's done. I'm just taking that in stride.

"Having offers does make it easier," he added. "I don't have to worry about people wondering if I'm going here or there. I'm just taking it easy and enjoying it."


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