Biggest impact players in 2016 recruiting class
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Biggest impact players in 2016 recruiting class
Thursday January 21st, 2016

The race to National Signing Day has begun. Sports Illustrated and have partnered to provide complete coverage of college football recruiting. Follow along daily with conference-by-conference recruiting shows featuring analysis, breaking news, prospect breakdowns and much more all leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 3.

Scout's Midwest experts predict where the top uncommitted guys in the region will sign with confidence points assigned to each one, Bowl Pick Em style.

Predictions made by Bill Greene, Allen Trieu and Dave Berk

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Where will top Midwest recruits sign?
Con. Pts Name Rating Pos. H.S. prediction
19 Quinn Nordin Four stars K Rockford (Mich.) High Michigan
18 Collin Miller Three stars DE Fishers (Ind.) Hamilton Southeastern High Nebraska
17 Malik Harrison Three stars WR Columbus (Ohio) Walnut Ridge High Ohio State
16 Luke Campbell Three stars OT Lewis Center (Ohio) Olentangy High Michigan State
15 Desmond Fitzpatrick Four stars WR Waterford (Mich.) Mott High Nebraska
14 Rhashaun Epting Three stars ATH Hillside (Ill.) Proviso West High Minnesota
13 Drew Beesley Three stars DE Warren (Mich.) De La Salle Collegiate High Syracuse
12 Kiante Enis Three stars ATH Winchester (Ind.) Community High Indiana
11 Brendan Ferns Four stars OLB St. Clairsville (Ohio) High Penn State
10 Deshaunte Jones Four stars WR Cincinnati Colerain High Cincinnati
9 Marquis Smith Three stars CB Ypsilanti (Mich.) High Cincinnati
8 Sam Brodner Three stars RB Glen Ellyn (Ill.) Glenbard West High Wisconsin
7 Prince Sammons Four stars DE Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Michigan State
6 Alaric Jackson Three stars OT Detroit Renaissance High Iowa
5 LaVert Hill Four stars CB Detroit King High Michigan State
4 Erik Swenson Four stars OT Downers Grove (Ill.) South High Northwestern
3 Royce Newman Four stars OT Nashville (Ill.) Community High Ole Miss
2 Amir Watts Three stars DE Chicago Phillips High Academy Penn State
1 Jonah Morris Four stars ATH Akron (Ohio) Archbishop Hoban High Pittsburgh

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