Signee analysis: 4-star S Andrew Mukuba

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Height: 6-0   Weight: 185   Hometown: Austin, TX (LBJ HS)   Class: 2021
#154 Overall, #6 , #25 TX
#210 Overall, #16 DB, #31 TX
# 203 Overall, # 14 S, # 30 TX
Signee analysis: 4-star S Andrew Mukuba

Clemson signed one of the nation’s best safeties in Austin, Texas defender Andrew Mukuba.

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Andrew Mukuba - 4-star S - Austin, Tx.

Committed since: 10/1/20.

Listed size: 6-0 185.

Early enrollee

Brings to Clemson: Mukuba is one of the more athletic prospects in the 2021 class as a standout defensive back and receiver playing at a high level of Texas high school football with LBJ Austin. He shows the ability to recognize a play early and come up and deliver a big hit -- and also track down a ball in the air to bring down an interception or knock down a pass.

Depth chart fit: He is the lone prospect classified as a safety by recruiting sites in the class currently, and in a defense that can often employ 5 and 6-DB schemes, Mukuba can plug into the playbook early as a spring enrollee and find his way into some early action.

Mickey Conn on Mukuba: "Andrew Mukuba is an incredible athlete that we are taking right out of the heart of Texas. Andrew is a dynamic player in all phases of the game...The thing that caught my eye when I first started recruiting Andrew is how physical this kid is. This kid hits like a linebacker but he's fast like a corner and changes direction like a corner and can play man coverage like a corner. His ball skills are like a receiver and he's smart like a safety. Loves the game. Has tremendous character and a positive attitude and fits the Clemson culture. We're getting a winner in Andrew Mukuba."

Clemson bio

Overview: Ranked as No. 152 overall player in the nation by, which also ranked him as the fifth-best safety in the nation … ranked No. 205 and as the 14th-best safety by 247Sports … four-star player according to and 247Sports … won District Offensive Player of the Year as a senior … had 27 receptions for 427 yards and six scores … added 20 carries for 173 yards and two scores … on defense, had 60 tackles, six interceptions and four caused fumbles … in the state quarterfinals he had two interceptions on defense and also scored on a diving 19-yard catch on offense … District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year in Texas in 2019 … had 32 receptions for 635 yards and 12 touchdowns on offense … added 80 tackles, five interceptions and three forced fumbles on defense … had two touchdowns on kick returns as well … All-State as a receiver that year … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2021 … committed to Clemson on Sept. 1, 2020 … recruited by Mickey Conn and Brent Venables … played for Jahmal Fenner at Lyndon B. Johnson High School … born Dec. 7, 2002.

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