While some states have elected to move high school football back to the spring, several are forging ahead with plans for a 2020 fall season. We are spotlighting the Top 50 offensive players to watch from the Class of 2021 from states playing in the fall.
Texas leads the way with 15 players selected. Florida and Georgia are up next with nine and six, respectively.
In total, 16 different states are represented. IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) begins the year ranked No. 1 and the Ascenders have three players, while North Shore (Houston) and St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia) were the only other schools with multiple players featured.
This list excludes states that have officially announced they will be playing in the spring.
California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Virginia and Washington have all stated they will not be playing football in the fall.
Top 50 offensive players from Class of 2021 playing in the fall
QB | 6-2 | 205 | Tulane
Named the Mississippi Gatorade Football Player of the Year after accounting for over 4,000 yards of total offense and 45 touchdowns for the 2A state champs.
WR | 6-4 | 195 | uncommitted
The former Notre Dame pledge is the top-rated wide receiver in Georgia.
WR | 5-11 | 170 | LSU
The 4-star playmaker helped lead the Broncos to a 5A state title during his sophomore season and will have them in contention again in 2020.
OT | 6-4 | 315 | Georgia
The Wildcats will have one of the top offensive lines in the Peach State anchored by the future Bulldog.
QB | 6-4 | 225 | Virginia Tech
lead the Marauders to the Non-Public Group 4 championship while they
finished last season as the No. 23 team in the nation.
OT | 6-5 | 335 | Notre Dame
Checks in as the top recruit from Indiana and is one of the best all-around offensive lineman in the country.
OG | 6-4 | 315 | uncommitted
The top-rated offensive lineman in the state will be announcing his college choice Aug. 8 on CBS HQ. LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Penn State are his final five.
WR | 6-4 | 185 | uncommitted
Checks in as the No. 7 wide receiver in the country and had 75 receptions for nearly 1,300 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2019.
WR | 5-9 | 190 | Alabama
As fast and explosive as any wide receiver in the country, he helped the Eagles to the 7A state championship game last season.
RB | 5-10 | 190 | Ohio State
One of the best all-around running backs in the country.
40. Carlos Del Rio-Wilson, Grayson (Loganville, Ga.)
QB | 6-3 | 215 | Florida
from McEachern (Powder Springs, Ga.) to finish his high school career
at Grayson and expect a huge senior campaign from the Florida commit.
OT | 6-4 | 270 | Oregon
The Sabercats are loaded with talent and Walden checks in as their top rated player.
QB | 6-1 | 195 | Texas
Accounted for nearly 3,000 yards of total offense and 37 touchdowns in 2019 while leading the Falcons to an 11-2 record.
RB | 5-10 | 205 | | uncommitted
Rushed for nearly 2,000 yards and 37 touchdowns as a junior.
RB | 5-10 | 190 | USC
Expect a huge senior campaign for Campbell after transferring to the Texas power in the spring.
RB | 5-9 | 180 | Oregon
Had to sit out his junior campaign because of transfer rules and if New York plays in the fall the 4-star running back will be one the most exciting players to watch.
WR | 6-0 | 195 | USC
One of the most explosive playmakers with the ball in his hands.
RB | 5-11 | 190 | uncommitted
Accounted for 1,658 total yards (1,239 rushing, 419 receiving) and 21 touchdowns as a junior.
OT | 6-8 | 295 | uncommitted
The top-rated player in the state is one of the most dominant offensive lineman in high school football.
WR | 6-0 | 175 | Oklahoma
Racked up nearly 1,500 yards receiving and 18 touchdowns in 2019.
RB | 5-8 | 195 | uncommitted
A lot of big-time running backs have come from the Florida power and Daniels is next up.
QB | 6-4 | 215 | Texas A&M
Threw for nearly 3,000 yards and had 36 touchdowns to only four interceptions in 2019. Added another 1,100-plus yards rushing and 11 scores.
WR | 6-2 | 180 | Miami
The recent Miami commit helped lead the Bulls to their third consecutive state championship last season.
QB | 6-5 | 210 | North Carolina
Finished his junior year with over 3,500 yards passing and 50 touchdowns while leading the Mustangs to a 12-1 record.
TE | 6-5 | 225 | uncommitted
The lone representative from Iowa checks in as a Top 100 player overall from the Class of 2021.
OT | 6-5 | 280 | uncommitted
Orem has had the top recruit in the state the past two years and there is a good chance it will be three in a row with Suamataia. He is currently the No. 1 prospect in Utah.
WR | 6-2 | 175 | Ohio State
The future Buckeye checks in as the No. 2 player in Ohio and is the fifth-rated wide receiver in the country.
QB | 6-2 | 195 | Baylor
Accounted for 4,215 yards of total offense (3,390 passing ,825 rushing) and 64 touchdowns while leading the Sharks to a 5A Division state title.
RB | 6-0 | 225 | Miami
Capped off a huge junior season rushing for a state title game best 328 yards in a 35-20 win over Florida State University (Tallahassee) in the 3A championship.
QB | 6-2.5 | 195 | USC
The 4-star quarterback announced he's transferring to Valdosta
so he can play in the fall. He checks in as the No. 4 pro-style quarterback on 247Sports composite rankings.
QB | 6-3 | 205 | Georgia
The top-rated quarterback in the Peach State has accounted for nearly 7,000 yards of total offense over the last two seasons.
RB | 5-11 | 190 | uncommitted
Checks in as the No. 1 running back in Texas and only Hopewell's (Va.) TreVeyon Henderson
is rated above him in the nation.
WR | 5-10 | 165 | Oklahoma
The fourth-rated wide receiver in the country is one of the most exciting players to watch in high school football.
WR | 6-3 | 190 | Ohio State
Helped the Hawks to their second consecutive state championship last year and is the first of two players from the Philadelphia power featured.
QB | 6-2 | 205 | SMU
Very similar to another Texas high school football legend, Johnny Manziel. Led the Panthers to a TAPPS Division 1 state title accounting for over 4,000 yards of total offense and 48 touchdowns last season.
WR | 6-3 | 190 | Alabama
The 4-star playmaker is a highlight reel waiting to happen.
OT | 6-4 | 310 | Ohio State
Great in both pass and run blocking. His highlight tape is one of the most dominant things you can watch.
WR | 5-9 | 170 | LSU
Helped lead the Bearcats to their ninth state title in school history last season racking up over 2,000 total yards and 26 touchdowns.
OT | 6-7 | 315 | uncommitted
The No. 1 rated player in the Peach State announced he will be making his college choice Oct. 14. His final five includes Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia and Tennessee.
OT | 6-6 | 285 | Alabama
Checks in as the top-rated offensive tackle in the country and No. 1 player in Texas.
WR | 6-3 | 185 | Alabama
The first of three Ascenders featured, he helped Booker T. Washington (Miami) to its first state title since 2015 last season.
OG | 6-4 | 315 | uncommitted
His nickname "The Mountain" explains everything you need to know about him.
QB | 6-4 | 215 | Oregon
The top-rated player in Arizona put on a show at the Elite 11 Finals earlier this summer and had a huge junior season. He accounted for over 4,500 yards of total offense and 51 touchdowns for the 4A state champs.
RB | 5-8 | 190 | Auburn
Rushed for 485 yards and 10 touchdowns in three games before suffering a season-ending injury last season. Expect a monster senior campaign for the future Tiger.
WR | 6-0 | 210 | Texas A&M
Missed the majority of his junior season with an injury but expect him to bounce back in a big way for one of the best teams in the country.
OT | 6-6 | 305 | Alabama
The 5-star offensive tackle will be the leader on the best offensive line in the country.
QB | 6-3 | 215 | Ohio State
Missed some action during the end of last season but still played a huge role for the back-to-back 6A state champs. Will be one of the top quarterback/wide receiver duos this fall with Harrison.
RB | 5-11 | 200 | Clemson
Named the North Carolina Gatorade Football Player of the Year after accounting for over 2,500 total yards and 38 touchdowns for the 3AA state champs.
QB | 6-3 | 190 | Michigan
The future Wolverine threw for over 6,300 yards and 71 touchdowns over the last two seasons at Nazareth Academy (LaGrange Park, Ill.) and expect a monster year from the 5-star quarterback for the No. 1 team in the country.
QB | 5-10 | 200 | Auburn
Led the Mustangs to back-to-back 6A Division 1 state championships while accounting for nearly 8,000 yards of total offense and 103 touchdowns during that span.