February 04, 2015

A team-by-team glance at the Atlantic Coast Conference's 2015 recruiting classes:

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BOSTON COLLEGE

Top 25 Class: No.

Best in class: Elijah Robinson, QB.

Best of the rest: Nolan Borgersen, WR

Late addition: Zach Allen, DL.

One that got away: Joe Gaziano, DE, Northwestern.

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CLEMSON

Top 25 class. Yes

Best in class: Mitch Hyatt, OL, Sugar Hill, Georgia.

Best of the rest: Ray Ray McCloud, WR-RB, Land O'Lakes, Florida; Deon Cain, WR, Tampa, Florida; Jake Fruhmorgen, OL, Tampa, Florida.

Late addition: Mark Fields, DB, Cornelius, North Carolina. Fields had been committed to Clemson's rival South Carolina before switching last month.

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DUKE

Top 25 class: No

Best in class: LB Ben Humphries.

Best of the rest: C Zach Baker, WR T.J. Rahming.

Late addition: DB Jeremy McDuffie, DE Twazanga Mugala.

One that got away: Cutcliffe said there was ''no drama'' on signing day, although two players - TE Tyler Petite (Southern California) and WR Flynn Nagel (Northwestern) - decommitted in the past two months and signed elsewhere.

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FLORIDA STATE

Top 25 class: Yes.

Best in class: Derwin James, DB, Haines City, Florida. Consensus five-star.

Best of the rest: Josh Sweat, DE, Chesapeake, Virginia; George Campbell, WR, Tarpon Springs, Florida; Jacques Patrick, RB, Orlando, Florida.

Late addition: Deondre Francois, QB, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida.

One that got away: Terry Beckner Jr. OT, East St. Louis, Illinois. Beckner chose Missouri.

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GEORGIA TECH

Top 25 Class: No

Best in class: DE Anree Saint-Amour.

Best of the rest: OL Will Bryan.

Late addition: WR Brad Stewart.

One that got away: WR Brandon Singleton.

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LOUISVILLE

Top 25 class: No.

Best in class: Devonte' Fields, OLB, Fort Worth, Texas. 61 tackles, 6.5 sacks, two forced fumbles last season at Trinity Valley.

Best of the rest: Devante Peete, WR. He could contribute immediately to a receiving corps that must replace star DeVante Parker.

Late addition: G.G. Robinson, DL. Louisville beat out Auburn, where Robinson's father played, to keep one of its most prized recruits.

One that got away: Sheldrick Redwine, CB. Redwine signed with hometown Miami after verbally committing to Louisville.

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MIAMI

Top 25 class: On the bubble.

Best in class: Mark Walton, RB, Miami.

Best of the rest: Lawrence Cager, WR, Towson, Md.; Tyree St. Louis, OL, Bradenton, Fla.; Bar Milo, OL, West Hills, Calif.

Late addition: Sheldrick Redwine, DB, Miami (leaned toward Louisville).

One that got away: Jordan Scarlett, RB, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (committed to Miami, signed with Florida).

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NORTH CAROLINA

Top 25 class: On the bubble.

Best in class: Jalen Dalton, DE, Clemmons, North Carolina.

Best of the rest: William Sweet, OL, Jacksonville Florida; Tommy Hatton, OL, Montvale, New Jersey.

Late addition: DE Jason Strowbridge from Deerfield Beach, Florida, flipped from Kentucky to UNC this week.

One that got away: Defensive back Prentice McKinney from Dallas, Texas, switched to Oklahoma.

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N.C. STATE

Top 25 class: No

Best in class: Reggie Gallaspy II, RB, High Point.

Best of the rest: Nyheim Hines, RB, Garner; Emanuel McGirt Jr., OL, Durham.

Late addition: Tyrone Riley, DE, Savannah, Georgia.

One that got away: ATH Mike Hughes.

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PITTSBURGH

Top 25 Class: No.

Best in class: Jordan Whitehead, DB, Central Valley HS, Aliquippa, Pa

Best of the rest: Darrin Hall, RB, Austintown Fitch HS, Youngstown, Ohio

Late addition: Ben DiNucci, QB, Pine-Richland HS, Gibsonia, Pa. (had previously committed to Penn).

One that got away: Kevin Givens, DL, Altoona, Pa. (verbally committed to Pitt, signed with Penn State).

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SYRACUSE

Top 25 Class: No

Best in class: RB Dontae Strickland.

Best of the rest: DB Marquise Blair.

Late addition: DE Jake Pickard after he de-committed from Wisconsin.

One that got away: S Jay Stocker to Pittsburgh.

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VIRGINIA

Top 25 class: No.

Best in class: Jahvoni Simmons, LB, Virginia Beach, Va.

Best of the rest: Grant Polk, OL, Punta Gorda, Florida, and C.J. Stalker, LB, West Chester, Ohio.

Late addition: T.J. Griffin, CB, Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Dominic Sheppard, LB, Miami.

One that got away: Sage Hardin, LB, Georgia.

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VIRGINIA TECH

Top 25 class: On the bubble.

Best in class: Tim Settle, DL, Manassas, Virginia.

Best of the rest: Dwayne Lawson, QB, Tampa. Florida; Austin Clark, OL, Rockbridge County, Virginia; Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Danville, Virginia.

Late addition: Zachariah Hoyt, OL, Salem, Virginia.

One that got away: None

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WAKE FOREST

Top 25 class: No

Best in class: Rocky Reid, RB, Mt. Pleasant.

Best of the rest: Kendall Hinton, QB, Durham; Kyle Kearns, QB, Sam Ramon, California.

Late addition: Jessie Bates, DB, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

One that got away: TE Jake Bargas.

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