Clemson has only a few spots left for its 2016 class and one of those will go to a defensive back.
The Tigers are talking with a handful of prospects, including Trayvon Mullen of Pompano Beach, Fla. Mullen has said Clemson was his favorite school growing up and the Tigers have been working him for most of the year.
“I talk to them all the time, Coach Reed and Coach Venables,” Mullen said. “I’m going to take an official up there sometime in January.”
Reed was down to scout Mullen a couple of weeks ago.
Two of his other official visits will be LSU and Florida State. He’s undecided on his other two official visits and is looking at TCU, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Alabama and Ohio State for those visits. He has not been anywhere for games this season.
Mullen has seen Clemson on TV this season keeping a close watch on the defense and the secondary.
“They are playing hard right now,” Mullen said. “I like their style.”
There is no favorite with Mullen at this point, and he said he most likely will wait until National Signing Day on a decision.
Reed has also been keeping in touch with defensive back K.J. Sails of Gibsonton, Fla. The Tigers haven’t offered but they are evaluating.
“They want to see how I progress through the season and go from there,” Sails said. “I think they should be offering. Ray Ray (McCloud’s) dad said that they really like me and in the camp I had balled and stuff like that. They should be (offering).’
A Clemson offer would put the Tigers high up on his list.
“I really like Clemson and am really close with those guys,” he said. “I talk to Deon (Cain) a lot. Me and Deon use to work out together.”
Sails has taken official visits to Wisconsin and Iowa and said he doesn’t have a favorite at this point. He’s going to look into going to Clemson for the Florida State game.
This season he said he has 2 interceptions and has blocked 7 or 8 field goals. He also has nearly 1,000 all purpose yards on offense.