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247Sports Rankings

247Rating Explanation

247Rating Explanation

247Sports has one of the industry’s largest and most recognized national recruiting staffs. Led by industry veterans J.C. Shurburtt, Gerry Hamilton and Jerry Meyer (basketball), 247Sports employs a staff of more than 50 reporters, analysts and evaluators that rank the nation’s elite high school football and basketball recruits from multiple class years.

247Sports Rating Explanation

Each recruit we evaluate is assigned a numerical rating as well as a star rating. Ratings are determined by our recruiting analysts after countless hours of personal observations, film evaluation, and input from our network of scouts.

Players are first grouped qualitatively with a star rating, then given a numerical rating based on their future potential, and finally ranked according to these numerical ratings.

110 - 101 = Franchise Player. One of the best players to come along in years, if not decades. Odds of having a player in this category every year is slim. This prospect has "can’t miss" talent.

100 - 98 = Five-star prospect. One of the top 30 players in the nation. This player has excellent pro-potential and should emerge as one of the best in the country before the end of his career.

97 - 90 = Four-star prospect. One of the top 300 players in the nation. This prospect will be an impact-player for his college team. He is an All-American candidate who displays pro-potential.

89 - 80 = Three-star prospect. One of the top 10% players in the nation. This player will develop into a reliable starter for his college team and is among the best players in his region of the country.

79 - below = Two-star prospect. This player makes up the bulk of Division I rosters. He may have little pro-potential, but is likely to become a role player for his respective school.

The list below ranks players by 247Sports Rating
Name Pos Ht Wt 247Sports Rating Team
1
4
Ryan Anderson Ryan Anderson
Daphne (Daphne, AL)
OLB 6-3 250 98 Alabama
2
1
Josh Harvey-Clemons Josh Harvey-Clemons
Lowndes (Valdosta, GA)
OLB 6-5 200 97 Georgia
3
2
Noor Davis Noor Davis
Leesburg (Leesburg, FL)
OLB 6-4 233 96 Stanford
5
6
Shiro Davis Shiro Davis
Woodlawn (Shreveport, LA)
OLB 6-3 220 96 Texas
6
21
Brian Nance Brian Nance
Trinity (Euless, TX)
OLB 6-3 230 95 Baylor
7
3
Markuss Eligwe Markuss Eligwe
Stone Mountain (Stone Mountain, GA)
OLB 6-3 225 95 Florida State
9
5
Kwon Alexander Kwon Alexander
Oxford (Oxford, AL)
OLB 6-2 210 95 LSU
10
12
Leonard Floyd Leonard Floyd
Dodge County (Eastman, GA)
OLB 6-5 211 95 Georgia
11
8
Tyler Hayes Tyler Hayes
Thomasville (Thomasville, AL)
OLB 6-3 215 95 Alabama
12
7
Dillon Lee Dillon Lee
Buford (Buford, GA)
OLB 6-4 235 94 Alabama
13
24
Otha Peters Otha Peters
Covington (Covington, LA)
OLB 6-1 223 94 Arkansas
14
23
Lamar Louis Lamar Louis
Breaux Bridge (Breaux Bridge, LA)
OLB 6-0 210 94 LSU
15
10
Joshua Perry Joshua Perry
Olentangy (Lewis Center, OH)
OLB 6-3 220 94 Ohio State
16
14
Camren Williams Camren Williams
Catholic Memorial (West Roxbury, MA)
OLB 6-1 217 94 Ohio State
17
15
David Perkins David Perkins
Washington (South Bend, IN)
OLB 6-3 230 94 Ohio State
18
13
Vince Biegel Vince Biegel
Lincoln (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
OLB 6-3 210 94 Wisconsin
20
31
Deon Clarke Deon Clarke
Lloyd C. Bird (Chesterfield, VA)
OLB 6-2 215 94 Virginia Tech
22
20
Cassanova McKinzy Cassanova McKinzy
Woodlawn (Birmingham, AL)
OLB 6-3 230 93 Auburn
23
9
Peter Jinkens Peter Jinkens
Skyline (Dallas, TX)
OLB 6-1 200 93 Texas
24
19
Jeremi Powell Jeremi Powell
Pinellas Park (Largo, FL)
OLB 6-2 200 93 Florida
25
11
Royce Jenkins-Stone Royce Jenkins-Stone
Cass Technical (Detroit, MI)
OLB 6-2 228 93 Michigan
26
32
Phillip Williamson Phillip Williamson
C.E. Jordan (Durham, NC)
OLB 6-3 215 93 North Carolina
27
30
Deion Jones Deion Jones
Jesuit (New Orleans, LA)
OLB 6-2 200 93 LSU
28
25
Jared Afalava Jared Afalava
Bingham (South Jordan, UT)
OLB 6-1 210 93 Nebraska
29
29
Abner Logan Abner Logan
Dexter School (Brookline, MA)
OLB 6-1 220 92 Maryland
30
18
Lorenzo Phillips Lorenzo Phillips
Patterson (Patterson, LA)
OLB 6-1 200 92 LSU
32
16
Michael Barton Michael Barton
De La Salle (Concord, CA)
OLB 6-1 205 92 California
33
37
A.J. Turner A.J. Turner
East Poinsett Co. (Lepanto, AR)
OLB 6-2 208 92 Arkansas
34
33
James McFarland James McFarland
West Monroe (West Monroe, LA)
OLB 6-1 234 91 TCU
35
27
Reggie Northrup Reggie Northrup
First Coast (Jacksonville, FL)
OLB 6-2 210 91 Florida State
37
42
Alex De La Torre Alex De La Torre
Ryan (Denton, TX)
OLB 6-0 223 90 Texas
38
26
Jordan Richmond Jordan Richmond
Ryan (Denton, TX)
OLB 6-3 225 90 Texas A&M
39
17
Timothy Cole Timothy Cole
Brenham (Brenham, TX)
OLB 6-1 205 90 Texas
41
22
Ronnie Feist Ronnie Feist
West St. John (Edgard, LA)
OLB 6-1 225 90 LSU
42
46
Steve Longa Steve Longa
Saddle Brook Mid/high Sch (Rochelle Park, NJ)
OLB 6-1 210 89 Rutgers
43
48
Nyeem Wartman Nyeem Wartman
Valley View Hs (Archbald, PA)
OLB 6-2 223 89 Penn State
44
40
Kendall Ehrlich Kendall Ehrlich
Pearland (Pearland, TX)
OLB 6-1 207 89 Baylor
45
35
Devin VanDyke Devin VanDyke
South County (Lorton, VA)
OLB 6-1 210 89 Virginia Tech
46
53
Mark Hall Mark Hall
Green Run (Virginia Beach, VA)
OLB 6-3.5 210 89 Virginia
48
36
JaViere Mitchell JaViere Mitchell
Leeds (Leeds, AL)
OLB 6-2 210 88 Auburn
49
54
Bryce Cottrell Bryce Cottrell
Plano West (Plano, TX)
OLB 6-3 232 88 Texas
53
70
Devon Porchia Devon Porchia
Gilman (Baltimore, MD)
OLB 6-2 200 87 Pittsburgh
54
38
Trey Granier Trey Granier
Thibodaux (Thibodaux, LA)
OLB 6-1 205 87 LSU
55
41
A.J. Hilliard A.J. Hilliard
Klein Oak (Spring, TX)
OLB 6-2 215 87 TCU
56
28
Jamal Lyles Jamal Lyles
Southfield-lathrup (Southfield, MI)
OLB 6-4 230 87 Michigan State
58
45
Joseph Jackson Joseph Jackson
First Coast (Jacksonville, FL)
OLB 6-2 215 86 North Carolina
59
47
Dahman McKinnon Dahman McKinnon
South View (Hope Mills, NC)
OLB 6-2 210 86 Virginia Tech
60
90
Dre Scarborough Dre Scarborough
East Duplin (Beulaville, NC)
OLB 6-2 220 86 East Carolina
61
44
Deion Williams Deion Williams
Lutheran - Orange County (Orange, CA)
OLB 6-0 215 86 Duke
62
43
Jeremiah Allison Jeremiah Allison
Dorsey (Los Angeles, CA)
OLB 6-2 205 86 Washington State
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