Nathaniel Joseph, a four-star large receiver within the Class of 2023 from Edison Excessive Faculty in Miami, introduced his school dedication to Clemson on Friday reside on CBS Sports activities HQ. One of many high out there wideouts in ’23 recruiting cycle, Joseph selected the Tigers over a number of different Energy 5 gives, together with a finalist listing with Alabama, Florida, Florida State and Texas A&M.
Joseph is a 5-foot-8, 170-pound speedster who’s ranked No. 173 general and No. 23 amongst large receivers within the 2023 clas. He had greater than 1,200 whole yards and 14 touchdowns in 2020 whereas main the Pink Raiders to the third spherical of the 3-A state playoffs. For his efforts, he was named to the All-Dade 5A-IND first-team by the Miami Herald.
Andrew Ivins, southeast recruiting analyst for 247Sports, supplied this scouting report on Joseph:
“A playmaking slot receiver with an elite burst that doubles as a harmful return man,” Ivins wrote. “Can assault the flats and switch brief little drive routes into lengthy beneficial properties. Skill to rapidly begin/cease makes it tough for defenders to corral him. Makes up for his smaller catch radius along with his general really feel for the place as he understands methods to beat zone protection and work for his quarterback. Tracks the ball effectively over his shoulder and owns slightly dependable fingers. Not a lot context out there in the case of top-end velocity, however was in a position to break 4.2 within the brief shuttle the spring earlier than his junior season and has outran loads of gifted defenses underneath the lights down in South Florida.
“Has expertise lining up within the backfield and may very well be utilized on jet sweeps or fast swing passes following pre-snap movement. Might want to develop some core power as soon as he reaches the following stage because it will not be as simple to slide away from college-sized linebackers and safeties. Ought to, nevertheless, emerge as a multi-year contributor for a Energy 5 program given how he alters instructions and releases from the within. Prone to compete for a spot straight away on each punt and kick return.”
Josephy is the primary participant to commit to educate Dabo Swinney’s Tigers within the Class of 2023.