A Golden State product that appears to be built perfectly for that role is Keisean Lucier-South.
"I like Tennessee because the coaching staff is great, and I have a great relationship," Lucier-South told InsideTennessee. "Also, I think Tennessee can build something big."
Joining the Orange & White in that top 17 from the Southeastern Conference are Alabama, Florida, LSU and Texas A&M.
The 6-foot-5, 218-pounder is rated the No. 4-rated defensive end in the country in the Class of 2015. His reported 40-yard dash time is 4.95 seconds.
Lucier-South says he doesn't know when or if he will be able to take an official or unofficial visit to Knoxville, which is roughly 2,180 miles from Orange, Calif.
Scout national analyst Greg Biggins on the edge rusher: "He has a great first step and the speed to beat a tackle before he can even get out of his stance, Has great closing speed as well and is learning how to play in space in case he's used as and outside linebacker in a 3-4."
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