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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
28
38
Austin Sanders Austin Sanders
Bradley Central (Cleveland, TN)
OT 6-5 295 89 Tennessee
32
25
Christian Morris Christian Morris
East (Memphis, TN)
OT 6-6 285 88 UCLA
81
102
Brett Kendrick Brett Kendrick
Christian Academy of Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
OT 6-5.5 295 84 Tennessee
135
189
Alexander Karr Alexander Karr
Christian Brothers (Memphis, TN)
OT 6-5 247 78 Memphis
136
187
Arbre Jones Arbre Jones
Memphis University School (Memphis, TN)
OT 6-5 320 78 Murray State
184
215
Logan Teichmann Logan Teichmann
Brentwood (Brentwood, TN)
OT 6-5 260 75 Chattanooga
187
209
Darius Hooten Darius Hooten
Pearl Cohn (Nashville, TN)
OT 6-8 315 74 None
199
216
Conner Trent Conner Trent
Volunteer (Church Hill, TN)
OT 6-5 300 72 Middle Tennessee State