High School Football Recruiting: 2012 Top 100 Watch List

RankNameCommentsCollege
NRVadal Alexander, OL/DLBuford (GA)6-5/315
Considered one of the top recruits in Georgia regardless of class.
NRLadarius Anthony, RBKilgore (TX)6-0/180
Averaged over seven yards per carry and scored 24 TDs.
NRArik Armstead, OL/DLPleasant Grove (Elk Grove, CA)6-7/270
Brother of Armond has already pledged to the Trojans.
Committed to USC
NRWarren Ball, RBSt. Francis de Sales (Columbus, OH)6-1/185
Big back with good hands, great balance, and a high octane motor.
NRAdam Bisnowaty, OL/DLFox Chapel (Pittsburgh, PA)6-6/280
It looks to be a strong year for Pennsylvania recruits,and Bisnowaty might be the best lineman.
NRChris Black, WRFirst Coast (Jacksonville, FL)5-11/190
Great ability to get upfield after the catch.
NRDeion Bonner, CB/WRCarver (Columbus, GA)5-11/170
Should be one of the top corner backs in this class.
NRCarnell Boyd, WRWestlake (Atlanta, GA)5-11/170
NRGeorge "Bam" Bradley, DBTrotwood-Madison (Trotwood, OH)6-2/200
Hard-hitting safety is also a good tackler.
NRConnor Brewer, QBChaparral (Scottsdale, AZ)6-2/185
Should have a great junior season for one of Arizona'stop teams.
NRRyan Brodie, OLLong Branch (NJ)6-5/270
Two-way lineman is teammate of 2010 standout Miles Shuler.
NRCoy Brown, RB/LBNorthWood (Nappanee, IN)6-0/210
NRWes Brown, RBOur Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, MD)6-0/190
Speedy back will face a challenging schedule.
NRNeal Burcham, QBGreenbrier (AR)6-3/180
Posted video game numbers in 2009, throwing for 3,3384 yards and 34 TDs while only being intercepted seven times.
NRJoel Caleb, WRClover Hill (Midlothian, VA)6-2/185
Multi-talented athlete can player several position.
NRChris Casher, DEFaith Academy (Mobile, AL)6-4/210
One of the state's top recruits in a loaded year for Alabama.
NRNathan Cole, WR/DBMitchell (Memphis, TN)6-1/190
Along with Brian Kimbrow and Drae Bowles, it's a strong year for receivers in the Volunteer State.
NRLandon Collins, DBDutchtown (Geismar, LA)6-0/200
Looks absolutely vicious on film.
NRGray Crow, QBCountryside (Clearwater, FL)6-2/210
Back at Countryside, Gray looks to back up the early buzz he's received.
NRDerek David, LBRockdale (TX)6-3/225
One of the top juniors in Texas; already committed Texas Tech.
Committed to Texas Tech
NRMatt Davis, QB/DBKlein Forest (Houston, TX)6-2/200
Dual-threat QB found the end zone 36 times last year.
NRBrionte Dunn, RBGlenOak (Canton, OH)6-2/200
Already a two-year starter, Dunn has size and speed that colleges covet.
NRTravin Dural, WRBreaux Bridge (LA)6-0/165
Emerging downfield threat has limitless potential.
NRQuay Evans, DTMorton (MS)6-3/310
One of the nation's finest defensive lineman.
NRDante Fowler, DELakewood (St. Petersburg, FL)6-3/225
Explosive pass rusher had a fine summer.
NRAbraham Garcia, OL/DLUniversity (Fort Lauderdale, FL)6-6/340
NRJosh Garnett, OTPuyallup (WA)6-5/275
Very athletic for his size, Garnett may end up on the defensive side of the ball.
NREddie Goldman, DTFriendship Collegiate Academy (Washington, DC)6-3/300
Goldman is part of a talented group of players from the nation's capitol that often goes overlooked.
NRTrey Granier, LBThibodaux (LA)6-1/230
Strong enough to help stuff the run but quick enough to aide in pass coverage.
NRJohnathan Gray, RB/KRAledo (TX)5-10/185
It will be hard for Gray to top his phenomenal sophomore season in which he rushed for 45 TDs.
NRDorial Green-beckham, WRHillcrest (Springfield, MO)6-5/216
The National Athlete of the Year was utterly dominant in 2009, with 23 receiving TDs.
NREli Harold, WROcean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA)6-4/215
NRDrew Harris, RBDowningtown East (Exton, PA)6-2/195
Enjoyed a 2000-yard season as a tenth grader.
NRJosh HarrisMason County (Maysville, KY)6-2/185
Should be one of Kentucky's best players this season.
NRTroy Hinds, DE/TEDavis (Kaysville, UT)6-4/225
NRTrent Jackson, RB/DBCuero (TX)5-11/195
Dynamic back scored 34 times as a sophomore.
NRJordan Jenkins, DEHarris County (Hamilton, GA)6-2/205
10 sacks as a sophomore netted Jenkins multiple offers.
NRAvery Johnson, WREly (Pompano Beach, FL)6-3/200
One of the biggest playmakers in the junior class.
NRNigel Jones, RB/LBHoly Spirit (Absecon, NJ)5-11/194
Third-year starter comes from a talent-rich program.
NRCayleb Jones, WRAustin (TX)6-3/200
Acrobatic receiver stepped it up against tough competition.
NRKyle Kalis, OLSt. Edward (Lakewood, OH)6-5/305
Strong summer has raised Kalis' profile on the recruiting trail.
NRGreyson Lambert, QBWayne County (Jesup, GA)6-5/180
NRNick Laspada, QB/DBBillerica Memorial (Billerica, MA)6-2/185
The best is still yet to come from this deceptively quick dual-threat QB.
NRTerrell Lathan, DEWest Monroe (LA)6-4/210
Hybrid defensive end/linebacker should thrive with two more season at West Monroe.
NRRhaheim Ledbetter, DBCrest (Shelby, NC)5-11/180
Hard hitter is also dangerous on offense.
NRLatroy Lewis, DE/TEArchbishop Hoban (Akron, OH)6-4/225
Along with Greg McMullen,Lewis makes up one of the most potent defensive lines around
NRJeremy Liggins, QBLafayette (Oxford, MS)6-3/235
Liggins could have 1000 yards on the ground and through the air in 2010.
NRJafar Mann, DTStephenson (Stone Mountain, GA)6-3/270
Powerful defensive tackle earned an offer from Tennessee as a freshman.
NRByron Marshall, RBValley Christian (San Jose, CA)5-10/190
Track star really excels on the football field.
NRKeith Marshall, RBMillbrook (Raleigh, NC)5-11/180
One of the top running backs on the East Coast.
NRMaty Mauk, QB/DBKenton (OH)6-2/185
Threw for 4,540 yards in 2009.
NRGreg McMullen, DE/TEArchbishop Hoban (Akron, OH)6-5/255
There's a bevy of defensive ends in Ohio, and McMullen is one of the best.
NRLaDarrell McNeil, RB/FSA. Maceo Smith (Dallas, TX)6-1/190
Impressive, versatile defensive back broke up 12 passes and had four sacks last season.
NRC.J. Meredith, TEHanna (Anderson, SC)6-5/215
Plays quarterback for Hanna, but should be a tight end on Saturdays.
NRKwontie Moore, RB/LBNorfolk Christian (Norfolk, VA)6-3/240
An accomplished basketball player, Moore's athleticism transfers nicely to the gridiron.
NRWayne MorganErasmus Hall (Brooklyn, NY)5-11/180
Projects to be one of the top recruits from the Northeast.
NRSkyler Mornhinweg, QBSt. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia, PA)6-3/215
Mornhinweg thrives in the spotlight, and is a master of second half comebacks.
Committed to Stanford
NRDavonte Neal, WR/DBChaparral (Scottsdale, AZ)5-8/175
A local legend, Neal continues to impress in his third varsity season.
NRDurron Neal, WRDeSmet Jesuit (St. Louis, MO)6-1/185
Do-everything athlete in the mold of 2011 recruit Tobias Singleton.
NRJordan Payton, WR/SOaks Christian (Westlake Village, CA)6-2/195
Started as a freshman for one of the top programs on the West Coast.
Committed to USC
NRAndrus Peat, OT/DECorona del Sol (Tempe, AZ)6-6/280
Huge tackle with great bloodlines.
NROmari Phillips, OL/DLVenice (FL)6-5/290
Surprisingly quick for his enormous frame.
NRZeke Pike, QB/LBDixie Heights (Edgewood, KY)6-5/220
Has a strong list of offers after seeing his stock rise this summer.
NRLatroy Pittman, WR/FSNorth Marion (Citra, FL)6-1/200
After a great summer, became Florida's first 2012 commitment.
Committed to Florida
NRReggie RaglandBob Jones (Madison, AL)6-3/225
Should return from offseason surgery to lead Jones to another deep playoff run.
NRTerry Richardson, DBCass Tech (Detroit, MI)5-9/160
Well-groomed corner back from one of Michigan's top talent-producing programs has offers from across the country.
NRKaleb Ringer, LBNorthmont (Clayton, OH)6-0/200
Already one of the most coveted players in the Buckeye State.
NRCurtis Riser, OLDeSoto (De Soto, TX)6-4/270
Establishing himself as one of the premier pass blockers in this class.
NRMichael Rose, LBRockhurst (Kansas City, MO)6-1/200
Seemed to find his way to the quarterback often in 2009, his second season starting for Rockhurst.
Committed to Nebraska
NRJames Ross, LBSt. Mary Prep (Orchard Lake, MI)6-0/200
NRBarry Sanders, RB/CBHeritage Hall (Oklahoma City, OK)5-11/190
Arguably the most exciting player in this class, Sanders accounted for 30 touchdowns last year.
NRTommy Schutt, DL/TEGlenbard West (Glen Ellyn, IL)6-3/285
At a school with a strong recent history of producing great players in the trenches,Schutt could end up being the best.
NRRushel Shell, RB/OLBHopewell (Aliquippa, PA)5-11/215
Former MaxPreps Freshman of the Year has dominated stiff WPIAL competition for two season.
NRConnor Sherwood, LBCascia Hall (Tulsa, OK)6-3/230
NRJordan Simmons, OL/DLCrespi (Encino, CA)6-5/333
After transferring from Dorsey, Simmons will immediately make a big impact for Crespi.
NRNoah Spence, TE/DEBishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, PA)6-4/240
Already owns 16.5 career sacks.
NRFreddie Tagaloa, OLSalesian (Richmond, CA)6-8/270
Tagaloa is a big reason why it's considered such a strong year for West Coast offensive linemen.
NRCorey Thompson, WRFort Bend Elkins (Missouri City, TX)6-2/175
NRShaq Thompson, RB/DBGrant (Sacramento, CA)6-1/195
Physical defensive back will see time at running back this season.
NRVincent Valentine, DTEdwardsville (IL)6-2/310
Teammate of 2011 recruit Rodney Coe.
NRFernando Villanueva, OL/DLIndependence (San Jose, CA)6-8/295
One of the most impressive sophomores in California last season.
NRAdolphus Washington, DTTaft (Cincinnati, OH)6-5/270
Washington may be the best player in a city that is crazy for football.
NRTrey Williams, RBDekaney (Houston, TX)5-10/175
Burst onto the scene as a sophomore with nearly 2,000 rushing yards.
NREddie Williams, WR/CBArnold (Panama City Beach, FL)6-4/210
Being talked about as one of the top players in the class of 2012, bar none.
NRJameis Winston, QBHueytown (AL)6-3/190
After taking some lumps his freshman season, Winston dominated as a sophomore.
NRChris Wormley, DEWhitmer (Toledo, OH)6-6/250
Wormley and '11 teammate Kenny Hayes may provide an even stronger pair of defensive lineman than Archbishop Hoban.
NRAvery YoungPalm Beach Gardens (FL)6-6/270
Athleticism, long arms will make Young a national recruit.
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