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247Sports: Berkeley Prep's Nicholas Petit-Frere top OT in nation

Berkeley Prep rising senior defensive end Nicholas Petit-Frere (78) performs a pad drill during spring football practice at Berkeley Prep in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, May 12, 2017.

ANDRES LEIVA | Times

Berkeley Prep rising senior defensive end Nicholas Petit-Frere (78) performs a pad drill during spring football practice at Berkeley Prep in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, May 12, 2017.

Berkeley Prep offensive tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere already is widely considered the best player in Tampa Bay.

Now, the 6-foot-6, 280-pound senior is ranked as the best in the nation, at least at his position.

On Monday, 247Sports elevated Petit-Frere to five-star status and ranked him as the nation's best offensive tackle and 10th overall in the 2018 class. The praise comes after Petit-Frere had a dominant performance against Calvary Christian in the spring game.

Petit-Frere has offers from nearly every major college program, including Alabama, Florida, Michigan and Ohio State. He does not have a timetable for his commitment, saying he will make one when he feels comfortable with a program.

247Sports: Berkeley Prep's Nicholas Petit-Frere top OT in nation 08/21/17 [Last modified: Monday, August 21, 2017 1:21pm]
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