An intriguing option from Flo-Town

Clemson tight ends coach Danny Pearman stopped by South Florence High School earlier this week to see one of the most explosive play-makers in the state.

WR Tabari Hines Profile

Tabari Hines might only check in at 5-8, 155 pounds, but whoever lands his signature next February is going to will feel good about the acquisition. Earlier this year at the Nike SPARQ combine in Orlando, Hines 40-time of 4.59 was 18th fastest time at the event.

Two schools from the ACC have already moved in with offers: Duke and Wake Forest. Appalachian State, Charlotte and Old Dominion have also offered.

Clemson is the early stages of the evaluation process. Until earlier this week, his only contact with the Tigers was through the mail. The encounter with Pearman was the first time Hines met a coach from Clemson.

"We were just talking about camp stuff and how they evaluate players and stuff like that," Hines said.

The 2015 prospect plans to camp at Clemson later this summer.

"I like their offense. It's the same type of offense we do and I like the way they get the ball in their receivers' hands," he said.

In addition to the Clemson camp, Hines wants to camp at South Carolina, Florida and Miami.

Coaches from Coastal Carolina and Furman have stopped by the school this spring. Appalachian State, Duke and a few others have planned to make their way to South Florence.

Hines visited Wake Forest, Duke and Charlotte earlier this spring.

There are no favorites.

"I'm waiting to see what other offers become available," he said.

As a junior, Hines caught 57 passes for 877 yards and 17 touchdowns. He averaged 14 yards per punt return and returned two for scores.

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