Tae Provens didn’t opt to do the camp circuit, which is one factor when it comes to national rankings. Pair that with the lack of distinct evals, and I think you get a better picture for why Provens wound up with a 3-star rating. Even LSU lists Provens as an “ATH” on their official roster.
At 6’0”, 187 he’s got just okay size for either RB or WR. His LSU bio says he could be a threat “in the slot or in the backfield,” which suggests the staff may think he’s the typing of moving chess piece you can deploy all over the field.