Recent rankings changes throughout the recruiting industry have led to an updated 247Composite, which rates and ranks prospects using a proprietary formula that weighs equally ratings and rankings from across the industry.
Auburn commit Reuben Foster is the No. 7 overall prospect in the 2013 247Composite.
Five-star linebacker Reuben Foster (Auburn, Ala.) dropped from No. 2 overall in the 247Composite to No. 7, mirroring an adjustment 247Sports made to his ranking several months ago.
Defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche (Loganville, Ga./Grayson), Offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (Lake City, Fla./Columbia), linebacker Jaylon Smith (Fort Wayne, Ind./Bishop Luers), cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Wharton and defensive tackle Montravius Adams (Vienna, Ga./Dooly County) are the top five in order. Quarterback Max Browne (Sammamish, Wash./Skyline), Foster, safety Su’a Cravens (Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta), linebacker Matthew Thomas (Miami, Fla./Booker T. Washington) and defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow (Elkton, Md./Eastern Christian) follow to round out the top 10.
Nkemdiche, who de-committed from Clemson today, Tunsil, Adams and Thomas are the uncommitted prospects in the top 10.
There are 29 five-star prospects in the most recent 247Composite update. Following the top 10, cornerback Kendall Fuller (Olney, Md./Good Counsel). athlete Ricky Seals-Jones (Sealy, Texas), tight end O.J. Howard (Prattville, Ala./Autauga Academy), defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes (Auburn, Calif./Placer), safety Tony Conner (Batesville, Miss./South Panola), defensive tackle Dee Liner (Muscle Shoals, Ala.), quarterback Shane Morris (Warren, Mich./De La Salle Collegiate), running back Kelvin Taylor (Belle Glade, Fla./Glades Day), cornerback MacKensie Alexander (Immokalee, Fla.), wide receiver Laquon Treadwell (Crete, Ill./Crete-Monee), defensive lineman Joey Bosa (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas), quarterback Christian Hackenberg (Fork Union, Va./Fork Union Military), defensive end Carl Lawson (Alpharetta, Ga./Milton), cornerback Jalen Ramsey (Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy), wide receiver Derrick Griffin (Rosenberg, Texas/B F Terry), wide receiver Robert Foster (Monaca, Pa./Central Valley), athlete Derrick Henry (Yulee, Fla.), safety Leon McQuay III (Seffner, Fla./Armwood) and lineman A’Shawn Robinson (Fort Worth, Texas/Arlington Heights).
Seals-Jones, Connner, Alexander, Treadwell, Foster and McQuay are the remaining uncommitted five stars.
Four of the top five prospects nationally in the 247Composite are from the states of Georgia and Florida. The Sunshine State has a whopping eight five-star prospects, followed by Alabama, Georgia and Texas with three each, California and Maryland with two a piece and Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington all have one.