Former Clemson DT Nyles Pinckney Headed to B1G

It didn’t take long for former Clemson defensive tackle Nyles Pinckney to find a new home.

Pinckney announced on social media that he will play his final collegiate season at Minnesota.

“First and foremost, I want to thank all the coaches, teammates, support staff and everyone else who helped make my five years at Clemson so special. I want to thank the best fans in the world for the unmatched energy and undying love you brought to every game…With that being said, I would like to announce I will be taking the opportunity to finish my last year of eligibility at the University of Minnesota. Row the boat.”

Nyles Pinckney via social media on Monday

The former four-star player out of Beaufort was a third-team All-ACC selection in 2019 and had 16 tackles and a sack for the Tigers in 2020.

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