SAF Sage Ryan (5-11 193) of Lafayette, LA received his jersey for the All-American Bowl on Thursday morning. At the same time, he told media on hand for the ceremony he had narrowed his list to a final three of Clemson, LSU and Alabama. He previously had narrowed his list to ten that included Florida State, Auburn, Georgia, TCU, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Michigan.
Ryan has not visited Clemson. He would like to but with the NCAA extending the dead period thru December 31st that’s not likely to happen before he makes his commitment. He is planning to sign in December. He has been to LSU and Alabama. He is the nephew of former LSU linebacker Trev Faulk and the cousin of former LSU running back Kevin Faulk. Analysts in general are pegging Ryan to commit to LSU.
Ryan is rated as a five-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite. He’s ranked as the #1 safety in the country. the #28 prospect nationally and the #2 prospect in Louisiana.
Last season Ryan had 31 tackles with 2 interceptions and 1 touchdown, rushed for 263 yards and 7 touchdowns, caught 37 passes for 702 yards and 8 touchdowns and returned a combination of six punts and kickoffs for touchdowns.