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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
2
2
Ricky Seals-Jones Ricky Seals-Jones
Sealy (Sealy, TX)
ATH 6-5 230 98 Texas A&M
17
20
Laquvionte Gonzalez Laquvionte Gonzalez
Cedar Hill (Cedar Hill, TX)
WR 5-10 155 94 Texas A&M
30
27
Tyrone Swoopes Tyrone Swoopes
Whitewright (Whitewright, TX)
ATH 6-4 230 91 Texas
54
64
Ty Slanina Ty Slanina
East Bernard (East Bernard, TX)
S 6-0 180 90 TCU
57
79
Naashon Hughes Naashon Hughes
Harker Heights (Harker Heights, TX)
OLB 6-4 211 89 Texas
60
59
Chevoski Collins Chevoski Collins
Livingston (Livingston, TX)
S 5-11 185 89 Texas
63
32
Jacorey Warrick Jacorey Warrick
Cypress Falls (Houston, TX)
WR 5-10.5 170 89 Texas
84
103
Damion Hobbs Damion Hobbs
Cedar Hill (Cedar Hill, TX)
ATH 6-2 200 87 Oregon
95
229
A.J. Jones A.J. Jones
South Oak Cliff (Dallas, TX)
ATH 6-3 195 87 Iowa
121
128
Alex Sezer Alex Sezer
Little Cypress-Mauriceville (Orange, TX)
ATH 5-10 180 86 Texas A&M
124
120
Dee Paul Dee Paul
Munday (Munday, TX)
ATH 5-11 160 86 Texas Tech
146
195
D.J. Dean D.J. Dean
Newton (Newton, TX)
ATH 5-10 180 84 Arkansas
150
259
J'Marcus Rhodes J'Marcus Rhodes
West Orange-Stark (Orange, TX)
ATH 6-1 180 84 SMU
154
139
Casey Williams Casey Williams
Alief Elsik (Houston, TX)
ATH 5-9 170 84 4
161
193
Patrick Brown Patrick Brown
Henderson (Henderson, TX)
ATH 5-9 170 84 8
168
102
Brandon Hines Brandon Hines
Kimball (Dallas, TX)
ATH 6-2 180 84 New Mexico State
169
138
Demarcus Collins Demarcus Collins
Jasper (Jasper, TX)
ATH 5-10 165 84 2
171
254
Nomluis  Fruge Nomluis Fruge
Furr (Houston, TX)
ATH 6-0 199 84 Houston
181
163
Micah Thomas Micah Thomas
North Shore (Houston, TX)
ATH 6-1 180 84 Utah
182
197
Cole Thomas Cole Thomas
Cinco Ranch (Katy, TX)
ATH 6-2.5 190 84 Rice
189
134
Isaiah Williams Isaiah Williams
Skyline (Dallas, TX)
ATH 6-1 223 83 Kansas State
218
110
Dila Rosemond Dila Rosemond
Cypress Springs (Cypress, TX)
ATH 5-10 180 83 Texas State
236
201
Justis Nelson Justis Nelson
Dallas Christian School (Mesquite, TX)
ATH 6-2 170 82 Texas Tech
240
257
Teriyon Gipson Teriyon Gipson
Kimball (Dallas, TX)
ATH 5-9 165 82 New Mexico
251
211
Andrew Tucker Andrew Tucker
Chapel Hill (Tyler, TX)
ATH 5-11 190 82 North Texas
256
235
Ben Grogan Ben Grogan
James Martin (Arlington, TX)
K 5-10 175 81 Oklahoma State
260
240
Caleb Woodward Caleb Woodward
Leander (Leander, TX)
ATH 6-0 185 81 Texas Tech
265
247
Aaron Jones Aaron Jones
Burges (El Paso, TX)
ATH 5-11 175 81 UTEP
275
349
Matthew Barnes Matthew Barnes
Groesbeck (Groesbeck, TX)
ATH 6-3 223 80 Louisiana-Lafayette
280
282
Keith Biggs Keith Biggs
Marshall (Marshall, TX)
ATH 5-10 175 80 None
281
285
Jimmy Salter Jimmy Salter
West Orange-Stark (Orange, TX)
ATH 5-8 165 80 None
287
232
Ladell Marshall Ladell Marshall
O D Wyatt (Fort Worth, TX)
ATH 5-11 196 80 6
300
217
Justin Webster Justin Webster
Northland Christian (Houston, TX)
ATH 6-1 210 79 Iowa State
309
279
Jarveon Williams Jarveon Williams
Judson (Converse, TX)
CB 5-10 185 79 Texas-San Antonio
323
301
Colin McGuire Colin McGuire
Round Rock Westwood (Austin, TX)
K 5-11 170 78 Fresno State
352
300
Shane  Tripucka Shane Tripucka
Allen (Allen, TX)
P 6-3 210 77 Texas A&M
354
322
Dre Fuller Dre Fuller
Mansfield Timberview (Arlington, TX)
ATH 5-10 170 77 Nevada
373
251
Ty Cummings Ty Cummings
Southlake Carroll (Southlake, TX)
K 5-11 180 75 Houston
381
347
Matthew McCrane Matthew McCrane
Brownwood (Brownwood, TX)
K 5-11 165 75 Kansas State
382
406
Adonis Smith Adonis Smith
Cedar Hill (Cedar Hill, TX)
LS 6-3 205 75 Air Force
383
411
Chris Callahan Chris Callahan
Second Baptist (Houston, TX)
K 5-10 185 75 Baylor
394
391
Ty Carter Ty Carter
Mayde Creek (Houston, TX)
LS 6-3 260 74 Rice
404
380
E.J. Speed E.J. Speed
North Crowley (Fort Worth, TX)
ATH 6-3.5 190 73 1
411
423
Evan Jones Evan Jones
McKinney North (Mckinney, TX)
ATH 6-0 180 72 10