Pinckney is listed as the No. 129 overall recruit by Rivals.com in the Class of 2016.
As a junior last season at Whale Branch High School, Pinckney had 98 tackles with 27 for a loss, nine sacks, three blocked field goals, 10 forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries.
Pinckney is the 11th commitment in the Tigers' 2016 class. He will enroll at Clemson in January.
- Kayla Lombardo