After reports surfaced late Wednesday night, MaxPreps confirmed today
that Robert Nkemdiche, the nation's top recruit from the class of 2013, has decommitted from Clemson.
The decision was verified by Nkemdiche's coach, Mickey Conn, who said in an email, "Yes, he has decommitted."
The 6-foot-5, 270-pound defensive end immediately shoots to the top of the list of uncommitted players in his class, and will be the focus of recruiting for many schools including Alabama and Ole Miss, the reported front-runner.
Here is a look at Nkemdiche the rest of the Top 10 uncommitted players from the class of 2013.
MaxPreps Top 10 Uncommitted Players in the Class of 2013
10. Greg Bryant, American Heritage (Delray Beach, Fla.)Overall Rank:
The 5-11, 205-pound running back made headlines this past summer when he withdrew his commitment to Oklahoma
. Although he still considers the Sooners the favorite, an SEC school, Auburn, is also a possibility. Bryant is No. 2 among the MaxPreps Top 25 Running Backs