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    it's camp season so Rivals puts out a new 2019 player ranking that is heavily influenced by how these kids look against one another in these premier camps. For the first time I can remember there is no QB rated as a 5-star either PRO or DUAL style.

    previous #1 overall player, Crouch, dropped to #5 and CB Derek Stingley takes over the top spot moving up from 7th. No CB has ever been Rivals #1 overall in their final rankings

    #2-3-4 remained the same and soon-to-be Bama commit, Clay Webb, hopped into the top 10.

    UGA commit, Nolan Smith, with big jump to #11, and undecided safety, Daxton Hill gets a 5th star

    Right not there are only 21 5-stars which is rare since it is usually around 31-35

    the biggest droppers of the elite players were Oregon commit, Criddell with Okie commit, WR Arjei Henderson losing a star and dropping from 6th to 27th after some attitude and effort issues showed up in camps

    The overall biggest mover was Ohio St WR recruit, Garrett Wilson, passing 49 other players

    Alabama leads the way with 6 verbals from the Rivals 100 and Clemson surprisingly just ONE right now.

    the new top 10 is:

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    1 Alabama 1876
    2 Oklahoma 1714
    3 Texas A&M 1628
    4 South Carolina 1402
    5 Clemson 1380
    6 Miami (FL) 1303
    7 Florida State 1282
    8 Georgia 1261
    9 Ohio State 1235
    10 Notre Dame 1189
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    For the first time I can remember there is no QB rated as a 5-star either PRO or DUAL style.
    According to an article earlier this week, 2011 was the last year Rivals didn't have a 5 star QB. Braxton Miller and Jeff Driskel were the two highest ranked QB's that year.

    Bo Nix (AU commit) is still the highest rated pro QB but he dropped from 34 to 40. Spencer Rattler (OK committ) is rated 35th and the highest rated dual threat QB.
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    yeah Rattler and Nix will be h2h for highest rated QB but unless they have some monster showing at the Rivals 5-star challenge I don't think there will be a 5-star qb this year.

    that 2011 QB class you referenced was pretty poor. The Rivals 100 QB that year were Driskell-Kessler-Wittek-LeMay at PRO and Miller-Hundley-Brissett-Walsh-Frazier at DUAL. You might be the only person who remembers Frazier

    biggest QB mover was South Carolina's kid Ryan Hilinski. Apparently he grew a lot (both height and muscle) in the past year and looked great in 7-on-7 camps. He was MVP of the Los Angeles Rivals camp bumping him from a 3-star to a 4-star and up to #3 pro-style QB. Funny that a kid from Orange, CA did not get a USCw offer until the day he jumps into the Rivals 100 despite camping AT usc for the past 4 years. that's some shitty evaluating....

    "I figured, when I committed to South Carolina, I was solid on that for a month," Hilinksi said when asked if there's a point where he'll end his recruitment entirely. "I'm still solid on that, I love the coaches, love everything they're doing. I think before season, I have to make the decision whether I'm 90-percent right now or I'm 100-percent. I think before season, before our first game, I'll know that. I don't want to have to deal with that during season, having to deal with calls and visits and things like that. Probably before season."
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    Bama's expectation of landing top RB, Trey Sanders, took a big hit today

    The Florida Gators have bumped up their offer to 2018 recruit, Umstead Sanders (yeah, that's his name), from preferred walk-on to full scholarship paving the way for his incredibly talented brother to join them in 2019 class

    He is Bama's #1 target at RB which will be a VERY THIN position after this year when D Harris graduates and N Harris has just 1 year left before the NFL. Bama missed on all their top RB's in the 2018 class so RB is a position of major need in this recruiting year. Ford is off the board (their other big target) and appears Sanders will be Gainesville-bound.

    Sanders leaped over Ford on the new Rivals ratings and is now the #1 RB in the nation and #8 player in the country
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    while the Rivals 100 was updated on Tuesday the Rivals 250 was updated yesterday

    Bama QB recruit, Tagovailoa (Tua's brother), made a big leap from outside the 250 and now sits at 161. He was part of the Elite 11 QB competition

    Alabama leads the nation with 10 commits in the top 250, Oklahoma just one behind with 9

    In Rivals 100 Bama #1 with 6, Oregon and Oklahoma tied #2 with 4 each. Oklahoma have never landed the #1 recruiting class in the nation but have a shot at it this year
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    I read somewhere that Texas A&M has 1 of the top classes coming in for 2019.

    Jimbo was always a strong recruiter
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    Bama's expectation of landing top RB, Trey Sanders, took a big hit today

    The Florida Gators have bumped up their offer to 2018 recruit, Umstead Sanders (yeah, that's his name), from preferred walk-on to full scholarship paving the way for his incredibly talented brother to join them in 2019 class

    He is Bama's #1 target at RB which will be a VERY THIN position after this year when D Harris graduates and N Harris has just 1 year left before the NFL. Bama missed on all their top RB's in the 2018 class so RB is a position of major need in this recruiting year. Ford is off the board (their other big target) and appears Sanders will be Gainesville-bound.

    Sanders leaped over Ford on the new Rivals ratings and is now the #1 RB in the nation and #8 player in the country
    From what I understand Umstead Sanders is still coming in as a preferred walk-on. They may give him a scholarship down the road (UF will be about 6 scholarships under the limit by fall - but did just add a JUCO TE, 6'7 255lbs Jacob Krull). I still think his brother goes to Bama regardless of what Umstead does....and who can blame him?

    Jimbo stated at the signing day press conference in Feb that A&M would have a top 5 class in 2019....and he's well on his way.

    Florida sitting strong at #27 on the Rivals rankings (Miss State is 13th). What a joke. Mullen needs to get his shit together or he won't last long. I still can't believe he didn't go after Joe Burrow.
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    I know you guys follow this recruiting aspect of college football with a passion using a microscope and I do realize that successful recruiting usually determines the success or failure of any team in the immediate years ahead.

    What turns me on me the most is when some (2) or (3) star rated recruit or some obscure walk-on evolves and ends-up with all conference (or all-American) honors leading his team to a conference championship or perhaps, now days, a play-off berth; I know it is rare but it does happen, the most recent that comes to mind is Baker Mayfield.......Only in America.

    God, please see that college football stays intact.
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    Mack, ability, size and speed for a kid is one thing. Having 'Heart' is another.

    Some of these highly ranked kids just don't have enough 'Heart' to live up to their rankings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mack Donald View Post

    What turns me on me the most is when some (2) or (3) star rated recruit or some obscure walk-on evolves and ends-up with all conference (or all-American) honors leading his team to a conference championship or perhaps, now days, a play-off berth; I know it is rare but it does happen
    no doubt Americans love an underdog but the absolute best predictor for big time college football success is recruiting. For every 2 or 3 stars that shine there are a dozen 4 and 5 stars that flourish. A few years ago I posted the correlation b/w 5-stars and 1st round NFL draft picks and it was absolutely ridiculous. The % of 5-stars, of which there are approximately 33/year, that become 1st round draft picks is astonishing.

    Love the Levi Wallace story, walkon making Bama and winning national title, but I'd still rather more Patrick Surtain Jr's in a recruiting class. But then again I'm a CFB recruiting nerd
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    talk about a BIG commitment ... Texas Tech landed a 7-foot, 355 lb offensive tackle. I've never seen a dude this tall at a power 5 school



    7-foot OT is a Red Raider

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    Dang, can you imagine this kid as a tight end. Don't know if he can run or catch a cold
    but he would be a nightmare for defensive backs if he could.

    These kids are just getting bigger and bigger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cloverleaf View Post
    Dang, can you imagine this kid as a tight end. Don't know if he can run or catch a cold
    but he would be a nightmare for defensive backs if he could.

    These kids are just getting bigger and bigger.
    And faster.....That's the scary part of all this increase in size. I bet they will use him on the defensive line as well to block field goal and extra point attempts.
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    Yep Mack, Walker is the best running back I have ever seen. Big, strong and FAST.
    Bo, was a close second in college. Big, strong and FAST and probably a better athlete
    but not a better college football player.

    Todays players are catching up with the freaks of yesteryear...and I mean NO disrespect
    by freak. I mean GREAT players with size and speed are becoming common these days.
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