The Scout 100: Ranking the top 100 CFB recruits in the class of 2016

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Monday January 25th, 2016

National Signing Day 2016 will arrive in just eight days, bringing key answers to where the next set of college football stars will choose to play. To help you figure out whom those stars might be, the recruiting experts at Scout.com have ranked the top 300 recruits in this year’s class.

The nation’s No. 1 recruit, Rashan Gary, is still undecided, as are many of the best players in the class of 2016. Where will those highly touted recruits end up? Which school will land the top-ranked class? Those questions will be answered between now and Feb. 3.

Get to know the top 100 recruits in the class of 2016 below, or head over to Scout.com for the full Scout 300.

For more recruiting coverage, check out the Trending Meter to see which schools’ stocks are rising for top recruits, a breakdown of the top 10 uncommitted recruits, 50 things you need to know about the 2016 recruiting class, 12 early-enrolling recruits who could make an instant impact and the National Recruiting Show. And check out Scout.com for team recruiting class rankings and the latest on prospects’ visits, commitment and more.

Be sure to check back with SI.com and Scout.com for additional analysis of all the major recruiting developments and in-depth breakdowns of all the news on Signing Day.

Scout.com’s Top 100 College Football Prospects In 2016

Rank

Name

Pos.

Pos. rank

Height

Weight

School

Teams of interest

1

Rashan Gary

DT

1

6'4"

286

Paramus Catholic HS
(Paramus, NJ)

2

Greg Little

OT

1

6'5"

318

Allen HS
(Allen, TX)


3

Dexter Lawrence

DT

2

6'5"

335

Wake Forest HS
(Wake Forest, NC)


4

Shea Patterson

QB

1

6'3"

198

IMG Academy
(Bradenton, FL)


5

Nick Bosa

DE

1

6'3"

265

St. Thomas Aquinas HS
(Fort Lauderdale, FL)


6

Ed Oliver

DT

3

6'2"

289

Westfield HS
(Houston, TX)


7

Jacob Eason

QB

2

6'6"

217

Lake Stevens Sr HS
(Lake Stevens, WA)


8

Mique Juarez

OLB

1

6'2"

226

North HS
(Torrance, CA)

9

Derrick Brown

DT

4

6'4"

322

Lanier HS
(Buford, GA)

10

Jeffery Simmons

DE

2

6'4"

270

Noxubee County HS
(Macon, MS)

11

Ben Davis

ILB

1

6'4"

235

Gordo HS
(Gordo, AL)

12

Levonta Taylor

CB

1

5'11"

183

Ocean Lakes HS
(Virginia Beach, VA)


13

Oluwole Betiku

DE

3

6'4"

239

Junipero Serra HS
(Gardena, CA)


14

Kendell Jones

DT

5

6'5"

361

Shoemaker HS
(Killeen, TX)


15

Jack Jones

ATH

1

5'11"

175

Polytechnic HS
(Long Beach, CA)

16

Mecole Hardman Jr.

ATH

2

5'11"

176

Elbert County HS
(Elberton, GA)

17

Caleb Kelly

OLB

2

6'3"

220

Clovis West HS
(Fresno, CA)

18

Justin Madubuike

DE

4

6'4"

240

McKinney North HS
(McKinney, TX)


19

Brandon Jones

S

1

6'0"

190

Nacogdoches HS
(Nacogdoches, TX)

20

Nigel Warrior

S

2

6'0"

184

Peachtree Ridge HS
(Suwanee, GA)

21

Rashard Lawrence

DT

6

6'3"

300

Neville HS
(Monroe, LA)


22

Brian Burns

DE

5

6'4"

218

American Heritage School
(Plantation, FL)

23

Demetris Robertson

ATH

3

6'1"

180

Savannah Christian Prep
(Savannah, GA)

24

Michal Menet

OT

2

6'5"

273

Exeter Twp SHS
(Reading, PA)


25

Miles Sanders

RB

1

6'0"

200

Woodland Hills SHS
(Pittsburgh, PA)


26

Saivion Smith

CB

2

6'1"

183

IMG Academy
(Bradenton, FL)


27

Tavien Feaster

RB

2

6'0"

195

Spartanburg HS
(Spartanburg, SC)


28

Kareem Walker

RB

3

6'1"

210

De Paul Catholic HS
(Wayne, NJ)


29

Michael Pittman

ATH

4

6'4.5"

210

Oaks Christian HS
(Westlake Village, CA)


30

Isaac Nauta

TE

1

6'4"

237

IMG Academy
(Bradenton, FL)


31

Tyler Vaughns

WR

1

6'2"

172

Bishop Amat HS
(La Puente, CA)


32

Tyrie Cleveland

WR

2

6'2.5"

189

Westfield HS
(Houston, TX)


33

Tren’Davian Dickson

WR

3

5'11"

171

Navasota HS
(Navasota, TX)


34

Kristian Fulton

CB

3

6'0"

172

Archbishop Rummel HS
(Metairie, LA)

35

Jonathon Cooper

DE

6

6'3"

235

Lincoln HS
(Gahanna, OH)


36

Ben Bredeson

OG

1

6'4.5"

293

Arrowhead HS
(Hartland, WI)


37

Tommy Kraemer

OT

3

6'5"

310

Elder HS
(Cincinnati, OH)


38

Kaden Smith

TE

2

6'5.5"

235

Marcus HS
(Flower Mound, TX)


39

Octavious Cooley

TE

3

6'4"

255

Laurel HS
(Laurel, MS)


40

B.J. Emmons

RB

4

5'11"

225

Freedom HS
(Morganton, NC)


41

Devin Duvernay

WR

4

5'11"

195

Sachse HS
(Sachse, TX)


42

Charlie Woerner

ATH

5

6'5"

228

Rabun County HS
(Tiger, GA)


43

Jeffrey McCulloch

OLB

3

6'2.5"

225

Davis HS
(Houston, TX)

44

McTelvin Agim

DE

7

6'2.5"

265

Hope HS
(Hope, AR)


45

A.J. Brown

WR

5

6'1.5"

218

Starkville HS
(Starkville, MS)

46

Lyndell Wilson

ILB

2

6'2"

230

Carver Senior HS
(Montgomery, AL)

47

Julian Rochester

DT

7

6'5"

312

McEachern HS
(Powder Springs, GA)


48

Austin Mack

WR

6

6'1"

206

Bishop Luers HS
(Fort Wayne, IN)


49

Theo Howard

WR

7

6'0"

174

Westlake HS
(Westlake Village, CA)


50

Jamel Cook

S

3

6'4"

185

Miami Central HS
(Miami, FL)


51

Carter Coughlin

OLB

4

6'3.5"

221

Eden Prairie Sr.
(Eden Prairie, MN)


52

Nate Craig

WR

8

6'3"

208

Tampa Catholic HS
(Tampa, FL)

53

Curtis Robinson

OLB

5

6'2.5"

205

Mater Dei HS
(Santa Ana, CA)


54

John Raridon

OG

2

6'4"

270

Valley HS
(West Des Moines, IA)


55

Javon McKinley

WR

9

6'2"

200

Centennial HS
(Corona, CA)


56

Jared Mayden

CB

4

6'1"

190

Sachse HS
(Sachse, TX)

57

Deontay Anderson

S

4

6'0.5"

202

Manvel HS
(Manvel, TX)

58

Jonah Williams

OT

4

6'5"

280

Folsom HS
(Folsom, CA)


59

Eric Monroe

S

5

6'0"

180

North Shore Sr HS
(Galena Park, TX)


60

Jarrett Guarantano

QB

3

6'3.5"

195

Bergen Catholic HS
(Oradell, NJ)


61

Jaquan Yulee

ILB

3

6'1"

249

Indian River HS
(Chesapeake, VA)


62

Benito Jones

DT

8

6'2"

320

Wayne County HS
(Waynesboro, MS)


63

Chauncey Gardner

S

6

5'11"

190

Cocoa HS
(Cocoa, FL)


64

David Long

CB

5

6'0"

175

Loyola HS
(Los Angeles, CA)


65

Dontavious Jackson

ILB

4

6'1.5"

237

Alief Elsik HS
(Houston, TX)

66

Binjimen Victor

WR

10

6'4.5"

173

Coconut Creek HS
(Coconut Creek, FL)


67

Devin Asiasi

TE

4

6'4"

265

De La Salle HS
(Concord, CA)

68

Patrick Hudson

OG

3

6'5"

320

Silsbee HS
(Silsbee, TX)


69

Devin White

ATH

6

6'0.5"

260

North Webster HS
(Springhill, LA)


70

Cole Van Lanen

OT

5

6'5"

270

Bay Port HS
(Green Bay, WI)


71

Ellison Jordan

DT

9

6'1"

260

Gilman School
(Baltimore, MD)


72

Trayvon Mullen

CB

6

6'2"

180

Coconut Creek HS
(Coconut Creek, FL)

73

Breland Brandt

DE

8

6'4"

220

Windward School
(Los Angeles, CA)


74

Stephen Sullivan

WR

11

6'5"

230

Donaldsonville HS
(Donaldsonville, LA)


75

Shane Simmons

DE

9

6'4"

227

Dematha Catholic HS
(Hyattsville, MD)


76

Landon Dickerson

OG

4

6'5"

306

South Caldwell HS
(Hudson, NC)

77

Brandon Peters

QB

4

6'4"

209

Avon HS
(Avon, IN)


78

Jean Delance

OT

6

6'5"

270

North Mesquite HS
(Mesquite, TX)


79

Liam Eichenberg

OT

7

6'5"

283

St. Ignatius HS
(Cleveland, OH)


80

Marlon Davidson

DE

10

6'4"

256

Greenville HS
(Greenville, AL)


81

Demario McCall

RB

5

5'11"

170

North Ridgeville HS
(North Ridgeville, OH)


82

Freddie Swain

WR

12

6'0"

177

North Marion HS
(Citra, FL)


83

Feleipe Franks

QB

5

6'6"

220

Wakulla HS
(Crawfordville, FL)


84

Shavar Manuel

DT

10

6'4"

289

IMG Academy
(Bradenton, FL)


85

Antwuan Jackson

DT

11

6'3"

294

Cedar Grove HS
(Ellenwood, GA)


86

Tre Nixon

WR

13

6'1"

178

Viera HS
(Viera, FL)


87

Boss Tagaloa

DT

12

6'1"

295

De La Salle HS
(Concord, CA)

88

Drake Jackson

C

1

6'2"

284

Woodford Co HS
(Versailles, KY)


89

Baveon Johnson

C

2

6'4"

340

Lake Gibson Senior HS
(Lakeland, FL)


90

Quartney Davis

WR

14

6'3"

181

Langham Creek HS
(Houston, TX)

91

K.J. Costello

QB

6

6'4"

220

Santa Margarita Catholic HS
(Santa Margarita, CA)


92

Ed Alexander

DT

13

6'3"

315

St. Thomas Aquinas HS
(Hammond, LA)


93

Donnie Corley

WR

15

6'3"

187

King HS
(Detroit, MI)


94

Camilo Eifler

OLB

6

6'2"

219

Bishop O'Dowd HS
(Oakland, CA)


95

Antonneous Clayton

DE

11

6'3"

217

Dooly County HS
(Vienna, GA)


96

Terrance Davis

OG

5

6'2"

311

Dematha Catholic HS
(Hyattsville, MD)


97

LaVert Hill

CB

7

5'10"

176

King HS
(Detroit, MI)

98

Shyheim Carter

CB

8

6'0"

183

Kentwood HS
(Kentwood, LA)

99

E.J. Price

OT

8

6'6"

324

Archer HS
(Lawrenceville, GA)

100

Brandon Wellington

ATH

7

6'1"

205

Eastside Catholic HS
(Sammamish, WA)


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