ESPN's No. 1 recruit announces decision date, set to pick between 2 schools

We've got a date!

Xavier Thomas will have two schools on edge much later this year in Clemson and South Carolina as his recruitment is believed to be down to just those programs. He's ESPN's No. 1 recruit and so the top defensive end in the country coming in at 6'3" and 260 pounds. While he hasn't made a decision yet, he has decided when he will commit.

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Thomas currently plays for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. and has offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU and a ton of others. So to keep Thomas in the state of South Carolina is going to be huge for the Tigers and Gamecocks come Dec. 20.

Here are his highlights and the reason why he's the top recruit in the rankings:

[h/t Saturday Down South]