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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
2
9
Deon Cain Deon Cain
Tampa Bay Tech (Tampa, FL)
WR 6-1 190 97 19
2
1
Terry Godwin Terry Godwin
Callaway (Hogansville, GA)
ATH 6-0 168 97 Georgia
5
3
Jerome Baker Jerome Baker
Benedictine (Cleveland, OH)
ATH 6-1 205 97 19
3
5
Jacques Patrick Jacques Patrick
Timber Creek (Orlando, FL)
RB 6-1.5 220 96 52
6
13
Derrick Dillon Derrick Dillon
Pine (Franklinton, LA)
ATH 5-11 180 96 16
2
16
Nyheim Hines Nyheim Hines
Garner (Garner, NC)
APB 5-9 181 96 22
8
2
Christian Kirk Christian Kirk
Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
WR 5-11 197 96 37
5
6
Garrett Taylor Garrett Taylor
St. Christopher's School (Richmond, VA)
CB 6-1 188 96 Michigan
8
4
Desherrius Flowers Desherrius Flowers
Vigor (Mobile, AL)
RB 6-1 212 96 Alabama
8
8
Jalen Christian Jalen Christian
Damascus (Damascus, MD)
ATH 5-10 165 95 24
9
10
J.W. Ketchum III J.W. Ketchum III
Fort Bend Marshall (Missouri City, TX)
ATH 5-11.5 201 95 9
14
29
Louis Brown Louis Brown
Burton (Burton, TX)
ATH 6-6 208 94 Baylor
10
14
Adonis Thomas Adonis Thomas
Central Gwinnett (Lawrenceville, GA)
OLB 6-4 215 93 30
16
12
Arrington Farrar Arrington Farrar
Woodward Academy (Atlanta, GA)
ATH 6-2 195 93 Stanford
17
7
Chris Warren Chris Warren
Rockwall (Rockwall, TX)
ATH 6-2 220 92 20
18
17
Willie Hibbler Willie Hibbler
North Panola (Sardis, MS)
ATH 6-5 233 92 Ole Miss
19
19
Van Smith Van Smith
West Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC)
ATH 5-11 180 91 Clemson
26
42
Cameron Myers Cameron Myers
Oak Grove (Hattiesburg, MS)
ATH 6-2 185 90 Mississippi State
10
31
Tyler Green Tyler Green
DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, MD)
TE 6-3 200 90 14
30
34
Tony James Tony James
Bowie (Arlington, TX)
ATH 5-9.5 151 90 TCU
27
11
D'Anfernee McGriff D'Anfernee McGriff
Tallahassee Leon (Tallahassee, FL)
RB 6-1 230 90 13
11
33
Traveon Samuel Traveon Samuel
Central (Phenix City, AL)
APB 5-8 180 89 20
33
20
Tarek Morrison Tarek Morrison
Desert Ridge (Mesa, AZ)
ATH 5-10 175 89 1
35
30
Deshawn Capers-Smith Deshawn Capers-Smith
Warren Easton (New Orleans, LA)
ATH 5-11.5 173 89 Texas A&M
37
21
Stephen Johnson Stephen Johnson
San Leandro (San Leandro, CA)
ATH 5-11 180 89 13
39
23
Ashton White Ashton White
Bishop McNamara (District Heights, MD)
ATH 6-0 176 88 18
41
35
Jaylin Hayward Jaylin Hayward
Amos P. Godby (Tallahassee, FL)
ATH 5-9 165 88 12
38
41
Javarius Davis Javarius Davis
Ed White (Jacksonville, FL)
RB 5-9.5 173 88 54
43
18
Blake Lynch Blake Lynch
Troup (Troup, TX)
ATH 6-3 195 88 Baylor
45
15
Kamonte Carter Kamonte Carter
Gaithersburg (Gaithersburg, MD)
ATH 6-4 235 88 Penn State
46
22
Carl Tucker Carl Tucker
William Amos Hough (Cornelius, NC)
ATH 6-1 225 88 North Carolina
48
25
Juan Thornhill Juan Thornhill
Altavista (Altavista, VA)
ATH 6-2 175 88 Virginia
49
26
Christian Campbell Christian Campbell
Ponchatoula (Ponchatoula, LA)
ATH 6-1 185 88 8
51
24
Donte Jackson Donte Jackson
Riverdale (New Orleans, LA)
ATH 5-11 175 88 16
52
36
Deddrick Thomas Deddrick Thomas
Memphis Central (Memphis, TN)
ATH 5-9 170 87 Mississippi State
53
54
Olamide Zaccheaus Olamide Zaccheaus
St. Joseph's (Philadelphia, PA)
ATH 5-9 180 87 8
47
47
Darnell Savage Darnell Savage
Caravel Academy (Bear, DE)
CB 5-10 172 87 7
55
44
Darrell Stewart Darrell Stewart
Nimitz (Houston, TX)
ATH 6-0 170 87 Boise State
56
27
Kendall Bussey Kendall Bussey
Isidore Newman (New Orleans, LA)
ATH 5-8 192 87 Nebraska
57
45
Jordan Adams Jordan Adams
Franklin (Reisterstown, MD)
ATH 6-0 170 87 West Virginia
58
32
Tre'Vontae Hights Tre'Vontae Hights
Yoakum (Yoakum, TX)
ATH 6-2 175 87 TCU
59
40
Johnathon Johnson Johnathon Johnson
Melrose (Memphis, TN)
ATH 5-8.5 165 86 8
61
51
Jaylond Woods Jaylond Woods
Lenoir City (Lenoir City, TN)
ATH 5-8.5 160 86 Tennessee
64
38
Antonio Hull Antonio Hull
Diamond Bar (Diamond Bar, CA)
ATH 5-10 180 86 8
65
39
Morie Evans Morie Evans
Huntsville (Huntsville, TX)
ATH 5-10 175 86 Arizona State
66
53
Jaylend Ratliffe Jaylend Ratliffe
Scotland County (Laurinburg, NC)
ATH 6-1 195 86 Georgia Tech
67
52
Dare Odeyingbo Dare Odeyingbo
Cistercian Prep (Irving, TX)
ATH 6-1 225 86 3
68
37
Drew Cook Drew Cook
Regina (Iowa City, IA)
ATH 6-5 205 86 Iowa
70
55
DeAndre McNeal DeAndre McNeal
Poteet (Mesquite, TX)
ATH 6-2 228 85 9
72
76
Isaac James Isaac James
Carmel (Carmel, IN)
ATH 5-11.5 180 85 17
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