Dan Mullen eyeing his next 5-star from the transfer portal?


Dan Mullen It may be that his next five-star prospect from the transfer portal is fulfilled. Thursday afternoon, 247 Sports found Clemson running back Demarcus Bowman Has entered the NCAA transfer portal.

Bowman Lackland, Fla. Sey was a 5-star prospect that Florida fought hard for the 2020 recruiting class but eventually lost to Clemson.

A true freshman, Bowman has been involved in Clemson for the first two games of the season. He recorded 9 carries for 32 yards, but played the third player to return. Travis Etienne And senior Darien Rencher.

Meanwhile, Florida currently does not have high school in the class of 2021 and has not entered high school. Naikuan Wright In 2019 class. The Gators certainly need to add a young back, but they are not currently heavily involved in the 2021 class with any prospect.

So adding Bowman would certainly be a tricky option.

Now that the transfer is in the portal, the lines of communication can also open. Along with former high school teammates, Bowman has many ways to talk to friends in the Florida program. Keane Zipper, Lloyd summroll And Fenley Graham All on the Florida roster. Fellow Lakeland teammates Dewey Hammond The junior is also committed to Florida in the 2021 class after going the college route.

Bowman is an elite prospect. He is ranked as the No. 20 player in the country in the 2020 recruiting class, running back at No. 3 in the country.

Bowman was rated 247 out of high school as a 5-foot-10, 190-pound freshman.

Short, compact and muscular build with head-turning acceleration and top-end speed. well proportioned. True home run threat with no nonsense, vertical play. Moves with a north-south and deconstructed style that can fit into diffusion or more traditional systems. Very productive in the top-flight schedule with the best games coming in the biggest moments, including the 2018 state title game against St. Thomas Aquinas, in which he ran for 222 yards. Verified sub 4.5 speed with a lower-body blast to finish the run behind your pad. Top speed is in a hurry to eliminate the angle. Elite balance. Effective jump deduction. Can reorder and re-route to counter overlapsuits. Tools for acting as effective blockers or playing the ball. Limited lateral capacity with room in which catches outside the back-field can be improved. The blue-blood type program should look near immediate playing time and serve as a possible three more NFL draft candidates.

Florida currently has five running backs on the roster, with four of the five eligible to jump into the NFL at any time after the 2020 season. Redshirt junior Malik Davis And junior Damon Pierce Has commanded most of the carries for the Gators through a game, with a total of 16 carries in the opener. Wright, a redshirt freshman, did 4 carries. Meanwhile, redshirt soporomus Iverson Clement And Lorenzo Lingard, A transfer from Miami, is yet to make an appearance in 2020.

Mullen has added three former five-star prospects from the transfer portal – Lingard, Penn States Justin short And georgia Brenton Cox – and has used it effectively to add impact players to the roster as he worked at UF.

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