Nkemdiche expects to qualify, sign soon

Robert Nkemdiche may be the top 2013 prospect in America, but his younger brother Denzel is expecting to sign with a school in the near future. Georgia and Ole Miss have offered.

"It all started a couple of weeks ago for me," said Denzel Nkemdiche. "Georgia offered me first and then Ole Miss offered me last week. I have been talking to Miami tonight (Sunday) and Mississippi State has been showing a lot of interest too."

In the end, it will likely be one of the two schools that have offered for the 5-foot-11, 194 pound athlete.

"I am going to visit Ole Miss on Friday and I plan to sign with someone a week from Monday (May 23). I have been to Georgia before and I like how they are close to home and I like their coaches."

"I haven't been to Ole Miss yet, but I have talked to Houston Nutt and I liked him. He made me comfortable on the phone and I want to see what it is like out there."

"Georgia and Ole Miss hold a big lead right now, but I am not going to rule anyone out yet. I am not sure if any other schools will offer or not, but if they do, I will listen."

The recruitment for Nkemdiche got started a little late due to his academic status, but after a strong first semester and a strong test score, schools have come one.

"I let my grades slip a bit and I had a low GPA, but I made straight As the first semester and I am making good grades this time too," he said. "I made a good score on the SAT the first time and I had to take one more time. I took it last week and I am supposed to find out my score on Wednesday. If I do well, I will be officially qualified. It is very exciting."

This 2012 athlete is being recruited to play cornerback by Ole Miss and Georgia would like to look at him at both cornerback and running back if he chooses them.

He hopes he'll be able to sign papers on May 23.

"I just want to go to a place that feels like home. I feel very good about qualifying and I am excited about playing college football. There was a chance I was going to have to go to Junior College first, but I don't see that happening now. I have worked hard and it is paying off now."

The older brother has really watched the younger brother go through the process already. Robert Nemdiche is a lock for five-stars in 2013 and the brothers will likely play together on the next level.

"He already has a bunch of offers from schools like Georgia, South Carolina, Georgia Tech, and Alabama. He wants to play in the SEC like me and we know we want to play together. Who I sign with will likely be the school he commits too. I think he will end up committing early too because he will know where he is going."

Chad Simmons started out with Scout in 2003 covering top talent in Georgia and other areas in the South. He then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become Southeast Recruiting Manager.
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