Dye's a true football player

Clemson picked up a couple of big-time commitments on Friday and one was running back Tyshon Dye. Find out what the Tigers are getting in this four-star here.

Tyshon Dye has lined up all over the field for Elbert County and he can do so many things well, but what he does best is tote the pigskin.

He could be a very good linebacker on the next level, but at running back is where he will do his damage in Death Valley.

People that watch Dye do not have to watch long to see him make plays. As a running back, he runs with power and speed while running under control.

He knows when to cut back up the field and he has a good feel for the running back position. He is not a back that looks to make a lot of guys miss in the open field, but he likes to run through them.

Dye does a good job of getting yards after initial contact and breaking tackles to get those extra yards.

He has been used a lot in the slot too and he has excellent hands. When opposing coaches load up the box, Dye flexes out and catches a lot of screen passes to help his team move the ball.

Very seldom does he take extra steps and waste an opportunity to get positive yards. He turns it up field quickly, he has very quick feet, and he knows how to move the chains.

Like most backs, he will need to work on blocking and learn how to play more out of the spread, but he is a naturally talented running back that does so many things well.

Overall, Clemson landed a commitment from one of the top prospects in the state of Georgia, the no. nine ranked running back in the South, and likely one of the top pound-for-pound football players in his region. Clemson was looking for that top back to feature in their offense and they may have found him in Dye. He is a back that has the ability to play early in his college career as long as he picks up the system and shows he can block.

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