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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
1
Cordarrelle Patterson Cordarrelle Patterson
Hutchinson C.C. (Hutchinson, KS)
WR 6-3 205 99 Tennessee
1
1
Trey Metoyer Trey Metoyer
Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, VA)
WR 6-2 200 98 Oklahoma
2
1
Dorial Green-Beckham Dorial Green-Beckham
Hillcrest (Springfield, MO)
WR 6-6 220 100 Missouri
3
3
Jerell Adams Jerell Adams
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
TE 6-4 225 92 South Carolina
4
15
Arik Armstead Arik Armstead
Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove, CA)
ATH 6-8 285 100 Oregon
5
14
Menelik Watson Menelik Watson
Saddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA)
OT 6-7 336 96 Florida State
5
3
D.J. Humphries D.J. Humphries
Mallard Creek (Charlotte, NC)
OT 6-5 275 99 Florida
5
4
Robert Lockhart Robert Lockhart
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
WR 6-2 180 90 Miami
6
7
Javon Bell Javon Bell
Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C. (Perkinston, MS)
WR 6-0 170 95 Texas Tech
6
6
Cardale Jones Cardale Jones
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
PRO 6-5 220 90 Ohio State
8
9
Isaiah Battle Isaiah Battle
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
OT 6-7 260 88 Clemson
9
8
Jamar Lewter Jamar Lewter
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
OT 6-8 288 87 1
9
8
Blake Jackson Blake Jackson
Scottsdale C.C. (Scottsdale, AZ)
TE 6-4 235 94 Oklahoma State
9
6
Johnathan Gray Johnathan Gray
Aledo (Aledo, TX)
RB 5-11 200 99 Texas
10
8
Stefon Diggs Stefon Diggs
Good Counsel (Olney, MD)
WR 6-1 190 99 Maryland
10
10
Montrell Dobbs Montrell Dobbs
Milford Academy (New Berlin, NY)
RB 5-9 185 86 3
11
11
Kyle Murphy Kyle Murphy
San Clemente (San Clemente, CA)
OT 6-7 270 99 Stanford
11
6
Marion Grice Marion Grice
Blinn College (Brenham, TX)
RB 6-0 215 94 Arizona State
12
15
Adrian Gamble Adrian Gamble
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
WR 6-2 190 85 Virginia
12
9
Kyle Long Kyle Long
Saddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA)
OT 6-7 297 94 Oregon
13
29
T.J. Yeldon T.J. Yeldon
Daphne (Daphne, AL)
RB 6-2 205 99 Alabama
13
14
Taylor Gadbois Taylor Gadbois
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
OT 6-8 290 84 Miami
14
16
Donald Hawkins Donald Hawkins
Northwest Mississippi C.C. (Senatobia, MS)
OT 6-5 308 93 Texas
14
18
Quincy McKinney Quincy McKinney
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
OG 6-4 300 83 N.C. State
16
26
Alexandru Ceachir Alexandru Ceachir
Santa Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
OT 6-5 295 93 UCLA
16
20
Chris Hall Chris Hall
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
TE 6-4 230 82 Marshall
17
23
Tyree Smallwood Tyree Smallwood
Milford Academy (New Berlin, NY)
RB 5-10 165 81 Bethune-Cookman
17
42
Deontay Greenberry Deontay Greenberry
Washington Union (Fresno, CA)
WR 6-3 184 98 Houston
17
62
Melvin German Melvin German
Pearl River C.C. (Poplarville, MS)
DUAL 6-3 200 92 Florida Atlantic
18
7
Michael Thomas Michael Thomas
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
WR 6-4 200 81 Ohio State
21
13
Keith Marshall Keith Marshall
Millbrook (Raleigh, NC)
APB 5-11 195 98 Georgia
21
29
Ryan Doull Ryan Doull
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
OG 6-3.5 305 80 Virginia
21
13
Will Latu Will Latu
College of the Canyons (Valencia, CA)
OT 6-5 330 92 Arkansas State
23
17
Kelvin York Kelvin York
Fullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
RB 6-0 222 91 Utah
24
22
Joseph Williams Joseph Williams
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
RB 5-11 180 79 Connecticut
24
27
Gunner Kiel Gunner Kiel
Columbus East (Columbus, IN)
PRO 6-4 210 98 Notre Dame
25
18
Trey Williams Trey Williams
Dekaney (Houston, TX)
APB 5-8 175 98 Texas A&M
26
30
Niu Sale Niu Sale
Los Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
OG 6-4 320 90 Washington State
26
32
Rakim Reed Rakim Reed
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
TE 6-4 215 76 Marshall
26
14
Jameis Winston Jameis Winston
Hueytown (Hueytown, AL)
DUAL 6-4 190 97 Florida State
27
25
Isaac Seumalo Isaac Seumalo
Corvallis (Corvallis, OR)
OG 6-3 280 97 Oregon State
27
24
Levern Jacobs Levern Jacobs
Milford Academy (New Berlin, NY)
WR 6-0 165 76 Maryland
28
34
Damien Williams Damien Williams
Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ)
RB 5-11 205 90 Oklahoma
29
19
Duke Johnson Duke Johnson
Norland (Miami, FL)
APB 5-10 175 97 Miami
29
21
Justin Senior Justin Senior
Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, VA)
OT 6-6 305 75 Mississippi State
30
38
Bo Wallace Bo Wallace
East Mississippi C.C. (Scooba, MS)
DUAL 6-4 220 90 Ole Miss
32
48
Chandler Whitmer Chandler Whitmer
Butler C.C. (El Dorado, KS)
PRO 6-2 190 90 Connecticut
33
73
Alex Ross Alex Ross
Jenks (Jenks, OK)
RB 6-2 213 97 Oklahoma
33
47
Mark Glowinski Mark Glowinski
Lackawanna C.C. (Scranton, PA)
OT 6-5 290 90 West Virginia
33
36
Scott Davis Scott Davis
Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA)
TE 6-5 240 73 Bowling Green
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