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Nyles Pinckney
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Nyles Pinckney 2811749
Position: DT
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 300
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Beaufort, S.C.
High School: Whale Branch Early College HS
Experience: Redshirt

Served as a backup defensive tackle in 2017.

2017: Had 18 tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack and quarterback pressure in 174 snaps over 14 games ... had a sack in 13 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... had four tackles in 28 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 ... had five tackles and a tackle for loss in 25 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18.

2016: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as high as the No. 79 prospect in the nation by Tom Lemming ... rated as No. 196 prospect in the nation and the No. 2 overall prospect in South Carolina by Rivals ... rated No. 261 in the nation and No. 4 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... had outstanding senior year with 72 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, four sacks, six caused fumbles, three recovered fumbles, two blocked punts and two defensive touchdowns in 2015 ... named the Beaufort Gazette’s All-Area Defensive Player of the Year ... had 98 tackles, 27 for loss, nine sacks, blocked three field goals, 10 forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries as a junior ... had 91 tackles, 16 tackles for loss and seven sacks as a sophomore ... narrowed his college choice to Clemson and South Carolina ... played his high school football for Jerry Hatcher at Whale Branch High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott and Dan Brooks.

Personal: Majoring in justice studies.

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