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Report: 32 Programs Have Inquired About Coveted Clemson Grad Transfer Scott Pagano

Clemson defensive tackle Scott Pagano is one of the top available players on the graduate transfer market, and he's receiving interest from dozens of schools.

Pagano confirmed his transfer on Friday, hours after 247Sports broke the news. Less than a day later, and teams are lining up to woo the national championship winner.

From 247:

In the last 18 hours since receiving his release, Pagano has received contact from 32 programs already.

That group includes LSU, Washington, Arizona State, Kentucky, Charlotte, North Carolina, Cal, Temple, Oklahoma State, FIU, FAU, East Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Nebraska, Maryland, Ole Miss, Utah State, Arkansas, Louisiana Tech, Texas A&M, Oregon, USC, Louisville, Oklahoma, Memphis, Ohio State, Baylor, Notre Dame, SMU, Purdue and Hawaii.

Defensive tackle is one of the more valuable positions in football, so the chance to add a high level plug-and-play veteran like Pagano is huge. As you can see, there are plenty of the top programs in the country that are interested in taking Pagano on for his final collegiate season.

[247Sports]