One of the nation’s top-ranked pass-rushers in the 2023 class dropped his final eight schools on Thursday afternoon via social media.
Gardendale (Ala.) four-star Kelby Collins is down to Clemson, Alabama, Texas A&M, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Auburn and South Carolina.
Collins (6-5, 257) is ranked as the No. 12 defensive lineman in the country he No. 49 overall prospect in the 2023 class, per the 247Sports Composite rankings.
The Tigers extended an offer to Collins back on June 1. Clemson got Collins on campus a couple of days later when he participated in the Dabo Swinney Camp. Since then, he has remained in constant contact with Clemson defensive tackles coach Todd Bates.