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Unveiling the Class of 2022 SI99 Prospect Rankings

Sports Illustrated unveils Postseason SI99 ranking of nation’s top high school football prospects

Sports Illustrated and SI All-American unveiled its Postseason SI99 -- the top high school football seniors from across the nation in the class of 2022 -- on Tuesday. 

SI ranks Travis Hunter, a two-way star out of Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill High School, as the No. 1 wide receiver and player in the nation. He committed to Jackson State on Signing Day. Ranked second is the nation's top quarterback in Austin (Texas) Westlake Cade Klubnik, who is already on campus at Clemson. South Florida-area pass rusher Shemar Stewart, who signed with Texas A&M, Missouri wide receiver signee Luther Burden and Texas A&M interior defensive line signee Walter Nolen rounds out the top five.

Hunter is the second-straight SI99 No. 1 recruit to hold the title from the preseason ranking to the postseason, and final call. Quarterback Caleb Williams went wire to wire in the class of 2021. Originally from south Florida, Hunter played high school football in the Atlanta area. Prospects are listed where they attended high school during the 2021 season. 

The states most represented in the SI99 are Texas with 15 prospects and Florida at 14, followed by Georgia (11), California (8), Alabama and Louisiana (6), Ohio, Missouri and South Carolina with four each, Tennessee and Mississippi with three, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Michigan, Washington and Arizona with two each along with one SI99 member from Pennsylvania, Iowa, Illinois, Nevada, Nebraska, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.

The college programs most represented by current verbal commitments include Texas A&M (13), Alabama (12), Georgia (11), Ohio State (8), Texas (7), Clemson (5), Florida, Notre Dame, USC and Penn State (4), LSU and Auburn (3), while Arizona, Jackson State, Miami, Michigan, Mississippi State, Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee hold two each. Cincinnati, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Oregon and Stanford each have one pledge on the list.

Seven prospects who weren't in the Preseason SI99 release in August made the final cut following strong senior season efforts. The highest ranked among them is Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco interior offensive lineman Earnest Greene, who signed with Georgia. Fellow newcomers include edge Trevion Williams (Mississippi State), linebacker Sonny Styles (Ohio State), slot receiver Aaron Anderson (Alabama), safety Gentry Williams (Oklahoma), quarterback Devin Brown (Ohio State) and edge James Pearce (Tennessee).

The Postseason SI99

1. WR Travis Hunter, Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill -- Committed to Jackson State 

2. QB Cade Klubnik, Austin (Texas) Westlake -- Clemson

3. Edge Shemar Stewart, Opa Locka (Fla.) Monsignor Pace -- Texas A&M

4. WR Luther Burden, Saint Louis (Mo.) East St. Louis -- Missouri

5. IDL Walter Nolen, Powell (Tenn.) High -- Texas A&M

6. IDL Travis Shaw, Greensboro (N.C.) Grimsley -- North Carolina

7. Edge Mykel Williams, Hardaway (Ga.) High School -- Georgia

8. Edge Jeremiah Alexander, Alabaster (Ala.) Thompson -- Alabama

9. IDL Gabriel Brownlow-Dindy, Lakeland (Fla.) High -- Texas A&M

10. Slot Evan Stewart, Frisco (Texas) Liberty -- Texas A&M

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11. CB Jaheim Singletary, Jacksonville (Fla.) Riverside -- Georgia

12. LB C.J. Hicks, Dayton (Ohio) Archbishop Alter -- Ohio State

13. IOL Devon Campbell, Arlington (Texas) Bowie -- Texas

14. QB Drew Allar, Medina (Ohio) High School -- Penn State

15. CB Domani Jackson, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei -- USC

16. LB Harold Perkins, Cypress (Texas) Cy Park -- LSU

17. OT Elijah Pritchett, Columbus (Ga.) Carver -- Alabama 

18. Edge Marvin Jones, Jr., Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage -- Georgia

19. S Malaki Starks, Jefferson (Ga.) High School -- Georgia

20. CB Denver Harris, Houston (Texas) North Shore -- Texas A&M

21. QB Ty Simpson, Martin (Tenn.) Westview -- Alabama

22. CB Will Johnson, Grosse Point (Mich.) High School -- Michigan

23. RB Nicholas Singleton, Reading (Pa.) Governor Mifflin -- Penn State

24. IOL Tyler Booker, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Alabama

25. IDL Dani Dennis-Sutton, Owings Mills (Md.) McDonough -- Penn State

26. Edge Jihaad Campbell, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Alabama

27. Nickel Terrance Brooks, Little Elm (Texas) High School -- Texas

28. OT Kelvin Banks, Humble (Texas) Summer Creek -- Texas

29. S Keon Sabb, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Michigan

30. CB Toriano Pride, Saint Louis (Mo.) Lutheran North -- Clemson

31. RB Raleek Brown, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei -- USC

32. Slot Kevin Coleman, Saint Louis (Mo.) St. Mary's -- Jackson State

33. Edge Khurtiss Perry, Montgomery (Ala.) Park Crossing -- Alabama

34. S Kamari Wilson, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Florida

35. IDL Anthony Lucas, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral High School -- Texas A&M

36. WR Adam Randall, Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High School -- Clemson

37. LB Shemar James, Mobile (Ala.) Faith Academy -- Florida

38. RB Emmanuel Henderson, Hartford (Ala.) Geneva County -- Alabama

39. CB Daylen Everette, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Georgia

40. QB Connor Weigman, Cypress (Texas) Bridgeland -- Texas A&M

41. S Xavier Nwankpa, Altoona (Iowa) Southeast Polk -- Iowa

42. Nickel Kendrick Law, Shreveport (La.) Captain Shreve -- Alabama

43. OT Josh Conerly, Seattle (Wash.) Rainier Beach -- Oregon

44. IDL Christen Miller, Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove -- Georgia 

45. OT Collin Sadler, Greenville (S.C.) High School -- Clemson

46. CB Earl Little, Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage -- Alabama

47. WR Tobias Merriweather, Camas (Wash.) Union -- Notre Dame

48. CB Jeadyn Lukus, Mauldin (S.C.) High School -- Clemson

49. S Zion Branch, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman -- USC

50. S Devin Moore, Naples (Fla.) High School -- Florida

51. LB Jaylen Sneed, Hilton Head Island (S.C.) High -- Notre Dame

52. RB Jaydon Blue, Houston (Texas) Cain -- Texas

53. TE Jaleel Skinner, Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy -- Miami

54. RB Dallan Hayden, Memphis (Tenn.) Christian Brothers -- Ohio State

55. LB David Bailey, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei -- Stanford

56. WR Tetairoa McMillan, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite -- Arizona

57. IDL Justice Finkley, Trussville (Ala.) Hewitt-Trussville -- Texas

58. QB Sam Horn, Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill -- Missouri

59. Edge Omari Abor, Duncanville (Texas) High School -- Ohio State

60. WR Talyn Shettron, Edmond (Okla.) Santa Fe -- Oklahoma State

61. QB Maalik Murphy, Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra -- Texas

62. Slot Kaleb Brown, Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita -- Ohio State

63. TE Jake Johnson, Watkinsville (Ga.) Oconee County -- Texas A&M

64. IOL Kam Dewberry, Humble (Texas) Atascocita -- Texas A&M

65.  Edge Kenyatta Jackson, Hollywood (Fla.) Chaminade-Madonna -- Ohio State

66. QB Walker Howard, Lafayette (La.) St. Thomas More -- LSU

67. WR CJ Williams, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei -- USC

68. WR Kyion Grayes, Chandler (Ariz.) High School -- Ohio State

69. IOL Earnest Greene, Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco -- Georgia

70. Edge Malick Sylla, Katy (Texas) High School -- Texas A&M

71. LB Sonny Styles, Pickerington (Ohio) Central -- Ohio State

72. WR Shazz Preston, St. James (La.) High School -- Alabama

73. RB Branson Robinson, Madison (Miss.) Germantown -- Georgia

74. LB Shawn Murphy, Manassas (Va.) Unity Reed -- Alabama

75. Slot Kaden Saunders, Westerville (Ohio) South -- Penn State

76. S Gentry Williams, Tulsa (Okla.) Booker T. Washington -- Oklahoma

77. TE Keyan Burnett, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite -- Arizona

78. QB Nick Evers, Flower Mound (Texas) High School -- Oklahoma

79. S Jacoby Mathews, Ponchatoula (La.) High -- Texas A&M

80. WR Chris Marshall, Missouri City (Texas) Fort Bend Marshall -- Texas A&M

81. Edge James Pearce, Charlotte (N.C.) Chambers - Tennessee

82. Edge Trevion Williams, Crystal Springs (Miss.) High School - Mississippi State

83. QB Devin Brown, Draper (Utah) Corner Canyon - Ohio State

84. OT Eston Harris, Auburn (Ala.) High School -- Auburn

85. Edge J'Mond Tapp, Donaldsonville (La.) Ascension Catholic -- Texas

86. LB Josh Burnham, Traverse City (Mich.) Central -- Notre Dame

87. Nickel JaDarian Rhym, Valdosta (Ga.) High School -- Auburn

88. TE Oscar Delp, Cumming (Ga.) West Forsyth -- Georgia

89. LB Jalon Walker, Salisbury (N.C.) High -- Georgia

90. CB Khamauri Rogers, Lexington (Miss.) Holmes County -- Miami

91. Edge Tyson Ford, Saint Louis (Mo.) Burroughs -- Notre Dame

92. S Bryce Anderson, Beaumont (Texas) West Brook -- Texas A&M

93. Edge Mario Eugenio, Tampa (Fla.) Gaither -- Cincinnati 

94. Slot Aaron Anderson, New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr -- Alabama

95. Nickel Jaeden Gould, Oradell (N.J.) Bergen Catholic -- Nebraska

96. TE Micah Riley-Ducker, Bellevue (Neb.) West -- Auburn

97. IDL Chris McClellan, Owasso (Okla.) High School -- Florida

98. Edge Darris Smith, Baxley (Ga.) Appling County -- Georgia

99. IOL Addison Nichols, Norcross (Ga.) Greater Atlanta Christian -- Tennessee

Look back at the Preseason SI99 release HERE