Mike's Take: 4-star WR commit

The Hurricanes landed an early commitment from one of the state's most heavily recruited wide receivers. Read on for a full analysis of him by CanesTime's Mike Bakas.

Dionte Mullins (Gulliver Prep HS in Miami) committed to the Hurricanes very early in the recruiting process.

What to Like: A lot. Mullins (5-11 and 180) is the real deal. He's one of the most talented wide receivers in the entire state of Florida for the 2016 class. He's a difference maker when he's on the field. He has tremendous speed and quickness and the ability to run by opposing corners. He can also play in the slot because of his excellent short-area quickness. He's a mismatch in a number of ways. He tends to show up when his team needs him most. He's well built, strong, and tough. He can make the tough catches in addition to being able to make big things happen when his hands are on the ball. Those are just some of the reasons why he started getting nationally recruited at a young age.

What may concern you: Despite being extremely talented and a real potential difference maker, Mullins was only the third leading receiver on his own high school team last season. He finished the season with 222 yards and two scores, both good for third on his team. Someone with his ability should be taking over games and that's not something that happened with him on the field last season. While he's capable of playing on defense, he doesn't and that's something you often see with kids this talented playing at private high schools.

Bottom Line: Mullins is part of a very impressive 2016 WR class for the Hurricanes. He made a very early commitment and now has scholarship offers from schools like Ohio State, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. He's being recruited like a high end four-star and his talent level matches that. If the Hurricanes can keep him committed all year, he'll be one of the most talented players they sign in their entire 2016 class. He's capable of coming right in and making an impact in 2016.

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