Scout released an update to its top 300 player recruiting rankings on Tuesday to mark the end of the spring evaluation period. Five-star running back and Alabama commit Najee Harris remains in the top spot.

By The SI Staff
June 07, 2016

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Scout released its updated player recruiting rankings for the class of 2017 on Tuesday, with five-star running back Najee Harris remaining atop the list after the conclusion of the spring evaluation period. Nos. 2–5 stayed the same as well, with athlete Dylan Moses, athlete DeAngelo Gibbs, athlete Devon Hunter and offensive tackle Foster Sarell, respectively, maintaining their spots.

The top 10 recruits in the Scout 300 are listed below. You can view Scout’s full list of the top 300 recruits here.

rank

name

position

school

height/weight

commit

1.

Najee Harris

RB

Antioch (CA)

6' 2", 220

Alabama

2.

Dylan Moses

ATH

IMG Academy (FL)

6' 1.5", 220

N/A

3.

DeAngelo Gibbs

ATH

Grayson (GA)

6' 2", 191

N/A

4.

Devon Hunter

ATH

Indian River (VA)

6' 2", 206

N/A

5.

Foster Sarell

OT

Graham Kapowsin (WA)

6' 6", 300

N/A

6.

Trey Smith

OT

University School (TN)

6' 6", 300

N/A

7.

Stephen Carr

RB

Summit (CA)

6', 195

N/A

8.

Darnay Holmes

CB

Calabasas (CA)

5' 10", 185

N/A

9.

Marvin Wilson

DT

Episcopal (TX)

6' 4", 329

N/A

10.

Stanford Samuels III

CB

Charles W. Flanagan (FL)

6' 2", 170

N/A

Scout’s new rankings include 28 five-stars, led by Harris, the top-ranked running back in the country and an Alabama commit (though Harris has taken recent visits to Ohio State, UCLA, USC and Washington). The top quarterback on the list is former Texas A&M and Washington commit Tate Martell (No. 14 overall), the top wide receiver is Joseph Lewis (No. 11) and the top defensive player is cornerback Darnay Holmes (No. 8).

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Ohio State leads all teams with seven commitments from players in the top 100. Alabama is next with four, and Oklahoma, Georgia, Clemson, LSU, Texas and Iowa all have two.

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