Predictions: Where will top Midwest recruits in class of 2016 sign?

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Thursday January 21st, 2016

The race to National Signing Day has begun. Sports Illustrated and Scout.com 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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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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