COMMIT VIDEO: Monty Nelson
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Posted Feb 4, 2013

Plantation (FL) standout defensive tackle Monty Nelson committed to NC State while in Raleigh for an official visit. Here is your chance to catch the talented prospect in action!

Monty Nelson
Scout Ranking:
Scout Rank: No. 55 DT
Size: 6-4, 320 pounds
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
School: Plantation High School

NOTES: Fort Lauderdale (FL) Plantation defensive tackle Monty Nelson was favoring NC State prior to taking his official visit, and the trip sealed the deal for him.

"I was leaning to them, and the trip sealed it for me," said Nelson. "I committed on Saturday after the basketball game. The coaches, they were excited about it even though they lost the game.

"I loved everything about it. The people there, the fanbase, the coaches, the environment. Everything was great."

Checking in at 6-foot-4 and 320 pounds, Nelson had 11.5 sacks during his senior season for Plantation and held scholarship offers from Pittsburgh, Michigan State, Wake Forest, NC State, Arkansas, and Missouri among others.

Nelson, who says that his recruitment is finished and he will be signing with the Wolfpack this week, is rated a three-star prospect and the No. 55 defensive tackle in the country by

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