Last season Nicholas Halmon lined up at linebacker for the Red Raiders of Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School. Barring a tremendous growth spurt over the next two seasons most analysts and coaches believe his future is in the defensive backfield. Regardless Halmon's sophomore stats reflected those of a highly skilled and seasoned senior prospect with 131 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, and 5 sacks.
Halmon recently camped with in-state Clemson and he talked about his time with the Tigers.
"I worked out at safety and did some work at corner too," Halmon said.
"I talked to some of the coaches there. They said that they liked what they saw and that I was jamming pretty good in the one on ones."
So what else did Halmon get to experience while in town with Clemson?
"I learned more about tradition and I saw a whole lot more of there facilities."
Halmon says he enjoyed many different aspects of the camp and his visit.
"I like mostly how the camp went and the intensity of the practice. I also liked the Recruiting Center."
Did the visit influence Halmon's thoughts and interest in the Tigers?
"Yeah it helped strengthen my interest a bit because I got a more in-depth look at them."
The 2013 prospect talked more in-depth about his camp experience and how it benefited him before heading back to Bamberg.
"I went against a couple of good guys from North Carolina, I can't remember there names though. I feel great about my performance at Clemson. I think I did really great in the drills. I jammed and stuck with the receivers really well in the one on ones, and I got some more pointers on how to be a great safety."
Stay tuned to SCPrepNation.com as we'll continue to track the recruitment of Nicholas Halmon.
FUN FACT ABOUT NICHOLAS HALMON
Nicholas was the state weightlifting champion in his weight class (180 pounds) this past year as a sophomore.