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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
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1
Blake Whiteley Blake Whiteley
Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ)
TE 6-5 240 91 Texas
2
5
Ty Flournoy-Smith Ty Flournoy-Smith
Georgia Military College (Milledgeville, GA)
TE 6-3 248 88 Alabama
3
2
Darrion Hutcherson Darrion Hutcherson
Copiah-Lincoln C.C. (Wesson, MS)
TE 6-7 260 88 Mississippi State
4
3
Jean Sifrin Jean Sifrin
El Camino College (Torrance, CA)
TE 6-7 245 87 Massachusetts
5
6
Isaac Ijalana Isaac Ijalana
Los Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
TE 6-5 235 87 Oklahoma
6
4
John Thomas John Thomas
Trinity Valley C.C. (Athens, TX)
TE 6-6 255 85 4
7
7
Marvin Fanfan Marvin Fanfan
ASA College (Brooklyn, NY)
TE 6-2 245 84 6
8
8
Marlon Pope Marlon Pope
Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C. (Perkinston, MS)
TE 6-4 240 83 South Florida
9
9
Sam Browning Sam Browning
Palomar College (San Marcos, CA)
TE 6-5 230 82 1
10
11
Christian Montes Christian Montes
Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA)
TE 6-4 255 80 Colorado State
11
15
Tyler Kolodny Tyler Kolodny
Los Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
TE 6-4 250 78 Memphis
12
14
Braedon Bowman Braedon Bowman
Scottsdale C.C. (Scottsdale, AZ)
TE 6-4 228 78 South Alabama
13
10
Steven Walker Steven Walker
Butler C.C. (El Dorado, KS)
TE 6-3 235 78 Colorado State
14
16
Brennan Boland Brennan Boland
Highland C.C. (Highland, KS)
TE 6-5 250 75 Ohio
15
12
Tyler Barron Tyler Barron
Snow College (Ephraim, UT)
TE 6-4 245 75 Middle Tennessee State
16
13
Jacob Hollister Jacob Hollister
Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ)
TE 6-4 230 75 Wyoming
17
17
Brock Hinkel Brock Hinkel
Iowa Western C.C. (Council Bluffs, IA)
TE 6-5 250 74 4
18
24
Nick Jones Nick Jones
Erie C.C. (Buffalo, NY)
TE 6-6 235 70 UTEP
19
21
Justin Dickey Justin Dickey
Highland C.C. (Highland, KS)
TE 6-4 230 70 Central Arkansas
20
23
Richard  Murphy Richard Murphy
Butte College (Oroville, CA)
TE 6-3 240 70 Charlotte
21
18
Nick Lehman Nick Lehman
Long Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
TE 6-4 240 70 New Mexico