Scout 100: Ranking the top college football recruits in the class of 2017

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Thursday January 26th, 2017

Ready to meet the stars of tomorrow?

As National Signing Day approaches on Wednesday, the top recruits of the class of 2017 are ready to join their new programs. Many have already committed to schools and several have even enrolled and are on campus early. But for every recruit who hasn’t signed a National Letter of Intent yet, nothing is fully secured.

Keep up to date with the best prospects in the country with the Scout 100, and go even deeper with the Scout 300. While surely some three-star recruits will rise up to exceed expectations, the group of prospects listed below are the best bets to become the stars of college football in the next few years. These are the players who could lead their programs to national championships, potentially as soon as this fall.

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Scout.com's Top 100 2017 College Football Prospects
Rank Player Pos. Pos. Rank Schools of Interest
1
Najee Harris
RB 1 Committed 4/18/2015
2
Foster Sarell
OT 1 Committed 1/7/2075
3
Cam Akers
RB 2 Signed NLI 12/27/2016
4
Walker Little
OT 2 Committed 12/16/2016
5
Jaelan Phillips
DE 1 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
6
Davis Mills
QB 1 Committed 3/15/2016
7
Devon Hunter
S 1 Committed 1/20/2017
8
Stephen Carr
RB 3 Soft verbal
9
Alex Leatherwood
OT 3 Committed 6/2/2015
10
Marvin Wilson
DT 1
11
Aubrey Solomon
DT 2
12
Chase Young
DE 2 Committed 7/22/2016
13
Darnay Holmes
CB 1 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
14
Dylan Moses
ILB 1 Committed 10/2/2016
15
Jeffrey Okudah
CB 2 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
16
Wyatt Davis
OG 1 Committed 6/24/2016
17
Lamont Wade
CB 3 Signed NLI 1/7/2017
18
Stanford Samuels III
CB 4 Signed NLI 6/16/2016
19
Anthony Hines
ILB 2 Committed 12/2/2016
20
Joshua Kaindoh
DE 3 Signed NLI 12/23/2016
21
A.J. Epenesa
DE 4 Committed 1/17/2016
22
Donovan Peoples-Jones
WR 1 Committed 12/15/2016
23
Baron Browning
OLB 1 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
24
Joseph Lewis
WR 2
25
DeAngelo Gibbs
ATH 1 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
26
Devonta Smith
WR 3
27
Tate Martell
QB 2 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
28
Jake Fromm
QB 3 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
29
Trey Smith
OT 4 Signed NLI 1/11/2017
30
Austin Jackson
OT 5
31
Jacoby Stevens
S 2 Signed NLI 1/11/2017
32
Tedarrell Slaton
OG 2
33
K'Lavon Chaisson
DE 5
34
Calvin Ashley
OT 6 Committed 5/30/2015
35
VanDarius Cowan
OLB 2 Committed 4/9/2016
36
Jay Tufele
DT 3
37
D'Andre Swift
RB 4 Committed 9/1/2016
38
Tua Tagovailoa
QB 4 Committed 5/2/2016
39
Bubba Bolden
S 3 Committed 1/7/2017
40
Tee Higgins
WR 4 Committed 7/4/2016
41
Jeff Thomas
WR 5
42
Isaiah Wilson
OT 7 Committed 12/16/2016
43
Richard LeCounte
S 4 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
44
Khalan Laborn
RB 5 Committed 7/8/2016
45
Colby Parkinson
TE 1 Committed 12/19/2015
46
Robert Barnes
S 5 Committed 9/7/2015
47
Haskell Garrett
DT 4 Committed 2/9/2016
48
Jhamon Ausbon
WR 6 Committed 11/22/2016
49
Jack Anderson
C 1 Signed NLI 1/19/2017
50
Micah Clark
OT 8 Signed NLI 1/17/2017
51
Willie Gay
OLB 3
52
Jerry Jeudy
WR 7 Committed 7/28/2016
53
Marlon Tuipulotu
DT 5 Committed 1/23/2017
54
Andrew Thomas
OT 9 Committed 7/10/2016
55
Shaun Wade
CB 5 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
56
Ambry Thomas
CB 6 Committed 12/7/2016
57
Josh Myers
OG 3 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
58
Tyjon Lindsey
WR 8 Committed 1/14/2017
59
Deommodore Lenoir
CB 7
60
Lynn Bowden
ATH 2 Committed 1/14/2017
61
Hunter Johnson
QB 5 Committed 12/14/2015
62
LaBryan Ray
DE 6
63
Trevon Grimes
WR 9 Committed 8/22/2016
64
Jedrick Wills
OT 10 Soft verbal
65
Austin Deculus
OG 4 Signed NLI 1/11/2017
66
Jaylon Johnson
CB 8 Soft verbal
67
J.K. Dobbins
ATH 3 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
68
Jarez Parks
DE 7
69
Paris Ford
S 6 Committed 10/16/2015
70
Isaiah Pryor
S 7 Signed NLI 1/9/2017
71
Anthony McFarland
RB 6 Committed 1/27/2017
72
Eric Crosby
DT 6 Committed 4/22/2016
73
Hunter Bryant
TE 2 Committed 4/23/2016
74
Chris Allen
OLB 4 Committed 11/27/2016
75
Henry Ruggs
WR 10
76
Brock Wright
TE 3 Signed NLI 1/17/2017
77
Connor Wedington
ATH 4 Committed 1/30/2017
78
Omar Manning
WR 11 Committed 10/21/2016
79
Levi Draper
ILB 3 Signed NLI 1/17/2017
80
Maleik Gray
S 8 Committed 6/12/2016
81
Ty Chandler
RB 7 Committed 8/15/2016
82
Jalen Reagor
WR 12 Committed 10/20/2016
83
Tyrell Shavers
WR 13 Committed 6/13/2016
84
CeeDeeLamb
WR 14 Committed 7/25/2016
85
Thomas Graham
CB 9 Committed 12/16/2016
86
Jamyest Williams
ATH 5 Committed 8/27/2016
87
Greg Rogers
DT 7 Committed 11/21/2016
88
David Adams
ILB 4 Committed 3/20/2016
89
D.D. Bowie
WR 15 Soft verbal
90
Tarik Black
WR 16 Committed 12/24/2016
91
Jacob Phillips
ILB 5 Committed 1/26/2017
92
Kary Vincent Jr.
CB 10 Committed 7/24/2016
93
Drew Singleton
OLB 5 Committed 12/23/2016
94
Todd Harris
S 9
95
Phidarian Mathis
DT 8
96
A.J. Terrell
S 10 Committed 8/19/2016
97
Greg Johnson
ATH 6
98
Cesar Ruiz
C 2 Committed 12/19/2016
99
Amir Riep
CB 11 Committed 7/23/2016
100
Walter Grant
OLB 6 Committed 11/4/2016
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