Who are the top high school football seniors in the Great
Lakes region entering the 2020-21 school year? Below is our list of offensive players to watch.
With North Coast communities and
high school football programs continuing to push forward during the
Coronavirus pandemic, when kickoff does comes, all eyes on will be on
these guys. So far, Illinois
are the only two of the eight Great Lakes
states to move football to 2021.
All player ratings are from the 247sports composite rankings.
Kyle McCord, St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia)
6-3 | 204 | PRO | Ohio State
recruit and Ohio State commit is ranked the No. 3 overall pro-style
quarterback prospect nationally and the No. 21 overall prospect
regardless of position. Also and Elite 11 Finalist and All-American Bowl
selection. Threw for school record 2,883 yards as a sophomore. Missed
last month of the season last year with injury. Looking to lead Hawks to
third straight PIAA title. Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A
All-State. Says 247sports recruiting analyst Brian Dohn:
“Wide-shouldered frame with good height and size. Strong arm and
accurate…Multi-year starter at top 15 program. Projects to be an early
round NFL draft pick.”
6-0 | 185 | DUAL | Missouri
recruit is a Top 15 dual threat quarterback prospect nationally. Passed
for 4,241 yards and 39 touchdowns and ran for 879 yards and 18
touchdowns as the Flyers racked up 715 points, finished 14-0 and won the
IHSA Class 6A state title last year.
Athan Kaliakmanis, Antioch (Ill.)
6-4 | 190 | DUAL | Minnesota
No. 10 dual threat quarterback prospect and the Golden Gophers
second-highest ranked recruit in the current class. Picked Minnesota
over Tennessee, Purdue, Boston College, Virginia Tech and Syracuse. Says
Trieu: "Still needs to keep working on reading defenses and making
quick decisions while refining mechanics. Has physical tools and
intangibles to be a Power 5 starter and develop into an NFL player."
Noah Bodden, Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.)
6-4 | 216 | PRO | Undecided
Top 45 pro-style quarterback prospect nationally. Arizona State, Baylor,
Cincinnati, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and West Virginia among his
Sam Jackson, Naperville Central (Ill.)
5-11 | 170 | DUAL | Purdue
No. 13 dual threat quarterback prospect. Originally committed to
Minnesota, but recently changed to Purdue (on June 10). Also holds
offers from Notre Dame, Oregon, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State and
Virginia Tech. Caught 14 touchdowns as a sophomore. QB last year. Runs
the 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds and has a 35.6-inch vertical. Says
Trieu: "Too explosive and athletic though to not make an impact in
college somewhere on offense. Even if it is as a receiver who plays
Donaven McCulley, Lawrence North (Indianapolis)
6-5 | 195 | DUAL | Indiana
the nation’s No. 12 dual-threat quarterback prospect. Committed to the
Hoosiers on June 11. Purdue, Michigan State, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi
and Cincinnati also among his suitors. Four-star prospect threw for
1,958 yards and 17 touchdowns last year. Also added 563 yards rushing.
Says Trieu: “Could potentially play another position but has good upside
as a quarterback. If the talent gets polished, he can start at a
high-major level and have a chance to play beyond college.”
Brendan Sullivan, Davison (Mich.)
6-3 | 180 | PRO | Northwestern
Top 30 pro-style quarterback prospect nationally threw for 3,044 yards and
33 touchdowns and rushed for 407 yards and 11 touchdowns last year en
route to leading Davison to its first state final and title. Holds 14
6-2 | 195 | DUAL | Undecided
Ohio’s Division I State Co-Offensive Player of the Year last season by
the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA). Also selected MaxPreps All-Ohio
Has thrown for 3,525 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for 1,449 yards
and 24 touchdowns in two years. Holds five offers. Top 40 dual threat
quarterback prospect nationally.
Brady Lichtenberg, St. John's Jesuit (Toledo)
6-2 | 190 | PRO | Cincinnati
commit selected the Bearcats over Ohio, Bowling Green, Akron, eastern
Michigan, Kent State, Toledo and Western Michigan. Top 40 pro-style
quarterback prospect nationally. Two-time OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.
Justin Lynch, Chicago Mt. Carmel (Ill.)
6-1 | 185 | DUAL | Temple
Top 50 dual threat quarterback prospect nationally. Younger brother of
former Northern Illinois quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan
Lynch. Committed to the Owls in February. Also has offers from Northern
Illinois, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Kent State, Western Michigan
Ethan Hampton, Aurora Christian (Ill.)
6-3 | 185 | PRO | Northern Illinois
Nation's No. 58 pro-style quarterback prospect. Picked the Huskies over Eastern Michigan and Eastern Illinois.
Conor Easthope, Pioneer (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
6-2 | 186 | DUAL | Harvard
50 dual quarterback prospect nationally is part of the Ivy League's
current No. 1 recruiting class. Previously committed to Western
Michigan. Holds 11 offers, including Ohio, Toledo, Central Michigan,
Eastern Michigan and Bowling Green.
6-4 | 190 | DUAL | Iowa
Top 40 prospect overall in Ohio and nationally as a dual-style quarterback.
Threw for 2,233 yards and 22 touchdowns and rushed for 435 yards and
eight touchdowns last season as the Bees rebounded from an 0-10 season
to reach the OHSAA D-II playoffs and win the Suburban League National
Division title. Committed to Ball State over Toledo, Bowling Green,
Akron, Central Michigan and Massachusetts. OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.
6-2 | 205 | PRO | Eastern Illinois
for 3,843 yards, 44 touchdowns against four interceptions in 11 games
(missed two with injury) as the Warriors reached the Division 2 state
semifinals. Completed 74.5 percent of his passes and ran for four
touchdowns. AP Division 1-2 All-Michigan. Committed to the anther son June 21. Also holds offers from Florida
Atlantic and Southern Mississippi.
5-10 | 225 | PRO | Undecided
Four-year starter owns a 33-3 career record. AP Division 1-2 All-Michigan.
5-10 | 160 | DUAL | Pennsylvania (Wrestling)
Football Writers Class 6A All-State selection last year after throwing
for 2,994 yards and 36 touchdowns en route to leading the Rams to the
WPIAL Class 6A final. Is 21-5 and has thrown for 4,453 yards and rushed
for 1,177 in his two years as a starter. Also went 42-2 at 152-pounds
and finished fourth at the PIAA state tournament this winter. Committed
to the University of Pennsylvania for wrestling.
6-2 | 185 | PRO | Undecided
Threw for 2,911 yards and 27 touchdowns last season. Named Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 5A All-State.
6-3 | 225 | PRO | Undecided
Nation's No. 56 pro-style quarterback prospect is the son of former Notre Dame quarterback Ron Powlus. Holds offers from Kentucky, Bowling Green, Buffalo and Central Michigan.
6-2 | 195 | DUAL | Toledo
Nation's No. 55 dual-threat quarterback prospect. Committed to the Rockets on May 14. Also holds offers from Miami (Ohio), Akron, Bowling Green, Ball Sate, Central Michigan, Liberty and Youngstown State.
6-3 | 195 | PRO | Kansas
Nation's No. 63 pro-style quarterback prospect committed to the Jayhawks on Aug. 13. Also holds an offer from Bowling Green. Threw for 1,881 yards and 21 touchdowns last season. Says Trieu: "Good size all around. Tall with good weight. Should leave high school
looking similar to quarterbacks on a Power 5 college roster...Has experience in a college-system. That, coupled with
physical stature, should help him compete early and be a starter in
6-5 | 201 | PRO | Ball State
Top 75 pro-style quarterback prospect nationally has thrown for 2,696 yards and 33 touchdowns the last two years. Also has eight rushing touchdowns.
Donovan Edwards, West Bloomfield (Mich.)
5-11 | 190 | RB | Undecided
No. 3 running back prospect and a Top 35 player nationally. Rushed for
1,230 yards and 16 touchdowns and had 419 yards receiving with five
touchdowns last season. Holds 43 offers including Alabama, Georgia,
Michigan State, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Texas, USC, Oklahoma and
Penn State. Michigan considered the favorite.
Seven McGee, East (Rochester, N.Y.)
5-foot-8 | 167 | RB | Oregon
as the nation's No. 3 all purpose back prospect. Committed to Oregon in
November 2018. Although McGee sat out his junior season, he showed why
he's one of the best as his position during his sophomore campaign with
over 1,000 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns to go with 100 tackles
and two interceptions.
Corey Kiner, Roger Bacon (Cincinnati)
5-10 | 205 | RB | LSU
No. 8 running back prospect. Ran for 2,298 yards and 40 touchdowns
last season. Holds 20-plus offers, including Louisville, Cincinnati,
Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Penn State, USC and Wisconsin.
Committed to LSU. First team OPSWA D-IV All-Ohio.
Mar'Keise Irving, Hillcrest (Country Club Hills, Ill.)
5-10 | 175 | RB | Minnesota
No. 15 running back prospect. Rushed for 1,733 yards and 22 touchdowns
and added 405 yards receiving and four touchdowns last season. Picked
Minnesota in April. Holds 24 offers, including Illinois, Iowa, Michigan,
Purdue, TCU, Utah and Wisconsin. Says Trieu: "Can play in any scheme
and has a skill set that projects well to college. Likely to be a lead
back at the Power 5 level and has the tools to end up having his name
called in the middle part of the NFL Draft."
Jaylen Anderson, Perry (Ohio)
5-11 | 212 | RB | West Virginia
Virginia commit is the country’s No. 5 ranked all-purpose back prospect. Ran
for 1,086 yards and 16 touchdowns and caught 51 passes for 883 yards
and 11 touchdowns last season en route to being named first team OPSWA
D-IV All-Ohio. Has 2,642 career rushing yards and 34 touchdowns and
1,642 career receiving yards and 29 touchdowns. Chose the Mountaineers
over Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pitt, Louisville and Georgia
Jackson Acker, Verona (Wis.)
6-1 | 210 | RB | Wisconsin
for 929 yards and 11 touchdowns in eight games last year. Top 30
running back prospect nationally committed to the Badgers in June 2019.
Wisconsin is listed as his only offer. Was second in the discus and
ninth in the shot put at the 2019 WIAA Division I state track meet. Says
Treiu: “Looks great on the hoof. … Grades out as a Power 5 prospect
because of his great measureables.”
Justin Johnson, Edwardsville (Ill.)
5-11 | 190 | RB | Undecided
Top 25 running back prospect nationally.
Looking for his third straight 1,000-yard season. Has 37 career
touchdowns. Holds 16 offers, including Illinois, California, Indiana,
Minnesota, Purdue, Michigan State and Louisville.
Loyal Crawford, Eau Claire Memorial (Wis.)
6-0 | 190 | RB | Wisconsin
to rebound from a junior season that was limited to five games
due to injury. Still rushed for 671 yards and 11 touchdowns. Top 30
running back prospect nationally committed to the Badgers in August
2019. Michigan State has also offered.
Terrance Kamara, North Community (Minneapolis, Minn.)
5-9 | 175 | RB | Air Force
150 running back prospect nationally committed to the Falcons on July
8. Rushed for 2,369 yards and 32 touchdowns last season. Holds 19
offers, including Central Michigan, Buffalo and Navy.
Kyree Young, Buchtel (Akron)
6-1 | 200 | RB | Undecided
30 running back prospect nationally holds 11 offers, including Alabama,
LSU, Tennessee, Nebraska, Pitt, Purdue and West Virginia. Kentucky is
considered his favorite. Previously enrolled at Barberton before
transferring prior to last year.
Willie Shaw III, Brother Rice (Chicago)
5-11 | 180 | RB | Toledo
No. 48 running back prospect is the Rockets highest-ranked recruit in
the current class. Also holds offers from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Nebraska, Virginia, Northern Illinois, Ohio and Eastern Michigan.
Lewis Bond, Kenwood (Chicago)
6-0 | 188 | APB | Boston College
Top15 all-purpose back prospect nationally. Holds 16 offers, including
Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Syracuse, Memphis and Maryland.
Committed to the Eagles on April 28.
Tajheem Lawson, Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights, Ill.)
5-10 | 160 | RB | Northern Illinois
No. 105 running back prospect is the Huskies highest-ranked recruit in
the current class. Committed on April 11. Holds seven offers, including
Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami (OH), Toledo, Western Michigan and
Anthony Tyus III, Portage Northern (Mich.)
6-1 | 207 | RB | Northwestern
Top 50 running back prospect nationally ran for 1,861 yards and 19 touchdowns on
199 carries last season for a 10-2 team that advanced to the D-II state
quarterfinals. Holds 13 offers, including Cincinnati, Michigan State,
Iowa State and Indiana.
David Holloman, Avondale (Auburn Hills, Mich.)
5-10.5 | 189 | RB | Indiana
No. 68 running back prospect owns a blistering 4.39-second 40-yard
dash. Ran for 1,236 yards and 14 touchdowns last year. Also had a
touchdown on a kick return and on a punt return. Holds 20 offers,
including West Virginia, Washington State, Nebraska, Maryland and Boston
6-0 | 201 | RB | Michigan State
Top 80 running back prospect nationally. Ran for 1,123 yards on 95 carries
last year. Other suitors include Colorado and Iowa State.
5-11 | 180 | RB | Ball State
of the nation’s Top 150 running back prospects. Army, Toledo, Central
Michigan and Western Michigan among the others that have offered.
5-8, 170 | RB | Undecided
Ran for 2,064 yards and 26 touchdowns last season. Named Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State.
5-9 | 200 | RB | Undecided
named Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State last year after
rushing for 1,868 yards and 26 touchdowns. Holds offers from Bowling
Green, Buffalo, Furman, Lafayette and Massachusetts.Dresyn Green, State College (Pa.)
5-9 | 160 | RB | Undecided
Football Writers Class 6A All-State. Holds offers from The Citadel,
Sacred Heart, Fordham, Long Island and Monmouth.
6-0 | 195 | Sr. | Undecided
in nine games last season, but managed to rush for 1,729 yards and 19
touchdowns. Added 384 yards receiving. Named AP Division 1-2
5-10 | 160 | RB | Northern Illinois
Nation's No. 102 running back prospect. Picked the Huskies over Ball State, Bowling Green, Temple, Miami (Ohio), Toledo and Western Michigan.
Marvin Harrison Jr., St. Joseph’s Prep (Philadelphia)
6-4 | 184 | WR | Ohio State
of Hall of Fame receiver Marvin Harrison and future Buckeye is the
country’s 15th ranked receiver prospect. His 19 offers include LSU,
Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, Florida, Pitt and Michigan State.
Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State. First team selection
on both the MaxPreps Sophomore and Junior All-American teams the past
two seasons. Will play in the Under Armour All-American Game. Caught 47
passes for 1,033 yards and 15 touchdowns last year. Runs a 4.64 40-yard
dash and has a 31.3-inch vertical. Says Dohn: “High-level player for Top
15 college program. Should develop into a second- or third-round NFL
Jayden Ballard, Washington (Massillon, Ohio)
6-2 | 175 | WR | Ohio State
No. 5 receiver prospect. Committed to Ohio State over Notre Dame,
Michigan State, Penn State, Pitt and Washington State. Caught 68 passes
for 1,202 yards and 18 touchdowns last season for OHSAA D-II state
runner-up. First team OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.
Dominic Lovett, East St. Louis (Ill.)
5-10 | 175 | WR | Undecided
54th ranked receiver prospect. Caught 73 passes for 1,541 yards and
scored 18 touchdowns and eight two-point conversions last season for the
undefeated IHSA Class 6A state champions. Owns 14 offers, including
Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Oregon, Penn State, Illinois, Purdue and Auburn.
Says Trieu: "Big-play guy who can play in the slot or outside but fits
the new mold of receivers who can be dangerous in a spread out system.
Power 5 starter and also fits the mold of what more NFL teams are going
Lorenzo Styles, Pickerington Central (Ohio)
6-1 | 170 | WR | Notre Dame
No. 19 receiver prospect. Holds 18 offers. Picked the Fighting Irish
over Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Wisconsin, Auburn, Florida and
Pitt. First team OPSWA D-I All-Ohio.
Markus Allen, Northmont (Clayton, Ohio)
6-2 | 190 | WR | Michigan
100 receiver prospect nationally caught 51 passes for 1,099 yards and
15 touchdowns (new school single-season record) last season after
transferring from Xenia. Holds 30 offers. Picked the Wolverines over
Wisconsin, West Virginia, Purdue, Michigan State, Indiana, Pitt and
Kentucky among others. Is the first receiver commit in Michigan’s 2021
Andrew Wilson-Lamp, Washington (Massillon, Ohio)
6-3 | 175 | WR | West Virginia
Top75 receiver prospect nationally. Has picked up offers from Penn State,
Michigan State, Wisconsin and Vanderbilt since committing to the
Mountaineers in January. Special mention OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.
Keontez Lewis, East St. Louis (Ill.)
6-2 | 185 | WR | UCLA
the country's No. 67 receiver prospect. Caught 38 passes for 809 yards
and 10 touchdowns last year. Committed to the Bruins on July 9. Holds 25 offers, including Illinois, Oregon,
Auburn, Texas A&M, Northwestern, Nebraska, Iowa, Vanderbilt,
Mississippi State, South Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri and Michigan
Armond Scott, Euclid (Ohio)
6-3 | 200 | WR | Kentucky
100 receiver prospect nationally. Holds 10 offers, including Boston
College, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Wake Forest and Michigan State.
6-3 | 180 | WR | Purdue
One of the country’s Top 100 receiver prospects. Also holds offers from Indiana State, Ball State and Akron.
JoJo Johnson, Merrillville (Ind.)
5-11 | 170 | WR | Cincinnati
Ranked the nation’s No. 71 athlete prospect. Washington State, San Diego State, Colorado State and Toledo among his 14 offers.
Taeshaun Johnson, Central Catholic (Toledo)
5-11 | 185 | WR | Bowling Green
Picked BGSU over Army, Cincinnati, Youngstown State and seven MAC schools. Third team OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.Dalen Stovall, Stow-Munroe Falls (Ohio)
6-3 | 180 | WR | Toledo
Rocket holds 12 offers, including Kentucky, Ohio, Miami (Oh), Kent
State, Bowling Green and Western Michigan among others. Honorable
mention OPSWA D-I All-Ohio.
Andrel Anthony, East Lansing (Mich.)
6-2 | 175 | WR | Michigan
100 receiver prospect nationally has hauled in 87 passes for 1,497
yards and 16 touchdowns the last two years. Holds 27 offers, including
Notre Dame, Penn State, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Northwestern and Purdue. Committed tot he Wolverines on July 31.
Brayden Fox, Archbishop Hoban (Akron)
6-3 | 200 | WR | Rutgers
41 passes for 915 yards and eight touchdowns last season. Holds 12
offers, including Michigan State, Army, western Michigan, Miami (Oh),
Ball State and Akron. Special mention OPSWA D-II All-Ohio.
Dino Kaliakmanis, Antioch (Ill.)
6-2 | 188 | WR | Minnesota
to the Golden Gophers over a year ago (in March 2019). His brother
Athan is Illinois' No. 2 overall prospect. Also holds offers from
Kansas, Toledo, Northern Illinois and Florida Atlantic.
Dante' Reynolds, Kenwood (Chicago)
6-0 | 190 | WR | Boston College
200 receiver prospect nationally owns a 31.5-inch vertical leap. Also
owns offers from Maryland, Nebraska, Tennessee, Mississippi, Memphis and
Robert Army, Southfield Arts & Tech (Mich.)
6-0 | 186 | WR | Iowa State
play safety or receiver at next level. Holds 21 offers, including
Cincinnati, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Pitt and Purdue. Top 125
receiver prospect nationally. Jace Williams, Catholic Central (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
6-3 | 185 | WR | Undecided
125 receiver prospect nationally holds 12 offers, including Boston
College, Iowa, Nebraska, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan State. Has a
31.6-inch vertical. Also plays basketball.
Deion Burks, Belleville (Mich.)
5-10.5 | 175 | WR | Purdue
125 receiver prospect nationally owns a 35-inch vertical. Helped squad
reach the D-I state semifinals last year. Also runs track (indoor 60
meters, 200 meters, 400 meters). Holds 15 offers, including Boston
College, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Iowa State, Rutgers and Temple.
5-9 | 165 | WR | Temple
Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State.
Jack Pugh, Hilliard Bradley (Ohio)
6-5 | 235 | TE | Wisconsin
14 tight end prospect nationally. Wisconsin commit holds 20 offers,
including Minnesota, Northwestern, Pitt and West Virginia.
Mitchell Evans, Wadsworth (Ohio)
6-7 | 240 | TE | Notre Dame
top 25 tight end prospect nationally. Holds 22 offers, including
Indiana, Cincinnati, Louisville, Central Florida and Iowa State. Committed to the Fighting Irish on July 31.
Jameson Geers, Providence Catholic (New Lenox, Ill.)
6-4.5 | 240 | TE | Minnesota
No. 27 tight end prospect. Owns a 4.98-second 40-yard dash and
30.6-inch vertical. His 18 offers include Illinois, Iowa, Missouri,
Northwestern, Purdue, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Victor Mullen, Marquette (Ottawa, Ill.)
6-6 | 255 | TE | Louisville
No. 33 tight end prospect. Committed to Louisville in May. Also has
offers from Appalachian State, Central Michigan, Iowa State, Syracuse,
Toledo and UCF.
CJ Dippre, Lakeland (Jermyn, Pa.)
6-5 | 245 | TE | Maryland
No. 42 tight end prospect committed to the Terrapins on May 10.
Virginia, Syracuse, Rutgers, Pitt, Army and Boston College among his 15
Treylan Davis, Jackson (Ohio)
6-5 | 215 | TE | West Virginia
top 45 tight end prospect nationally. Decommitted from Cincinnati in
April before committing to West Virginia in May. Also holds offers from
Arkansas and several MAC schools. Third team OPSWA All-Ohio.
Carter Evans, Prairie Ridge (Crystal Lake, Ill.)
6-4 | 230 | TE | Undecided
running back and defensive end last year. Top 50 tight end prospect
nationally. Holds 23 offers, including Virginia, Army, Bowling Green,
Central Michigan, Columbia, Dartmouth, EasternMichigan, Harvard,
Illinois State, North Dakota State, Northern Illinois, Princeton,
Syracuse, Western Michigan, Wyoming, and Yale.
Khalil Dinkins, North Allegheny (Wexford, Pa.)
6-3 | 220 | TE | Undecided
of former Pitt and NFL tight end Darnell Dinkins. A Top 45 tight end
prospect nationally. Holds 16 offers, including Michigan, Michigan
state, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Syracuse, Maryland, Kentucky and Georgia
Tech. Penn State and Pitt listed as favorites.
Garrett Gillette, Mukwonago (Wis.)
6-5 | 215 | TE | Arizona State
to the Sun Devils on May 24. Is ranked as nation’s No. 57 tight end
prospect. Michigan State, Central Florida, Toledo and Iowa State among
his 13 offers.
Aaron Steinfeldt, Bloomington North (Ind.)
6-5 | 230 | TE | Indiana
40 tight end prospect nationally. Committed to the Hoosiers on April 3.
Caught 40 passes for 546 yards and five touchdowns last year. Holds 11
offers, including Cincinnati, Toledo, Boise State and Virginia.
Landon Morris, Nazareth Academy (LaGrange Park, Ill.)
6-5 | 210 | TE | Syracuse
75 tight end prospect nationally caught 31 passes for 557 yards and
five touchdowns last season. Mom - Lori (Meinerding) Morris-DeVries –
was Indiana Miss Baskebtall and a McDonald's All-American in 1997.
Picked the Orange over Michigan, UCF, Toledo, Iowa State and Boston
College. Says Trieu: "Projects as a Power 5 starter who can be a big
6-8 | 295 | OT | Undecided
prospect is the country’s No. 4 tackle prospect and the No. 13 overall
prospect regardless of division. Holds 29 offers including Clemson,
Notre Dame, Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, Texas, Stanford and Michigan. Penn
State and Wisconsin are listed as favorites. Will play in All-American
Bowl. Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 5A All-State. Father (Todd)
played eight seasons in the NFL after playing at Penn State. Brother
(Hayden) is a tight end at Wisconsin. Says 247sports director of
scouting Barton Simmons: “Huge offensive line prospect with length, an
athletic build and one of the more unique body types you will find…May
not contribute in year one but has the look of a future Power Five high
end starter with first or second day NFL Draft upside.”
JP Benzschawel, Grafton (Wis.)
6-7 | 260 | OT | Wisconsin
4-star recruit is the country’s No. 15 tackle prospect and a Top 125
prospect overall. Wisconsin is listed as his only offer. Committed to
the Badgers in February 2019. Says 247sports recruiting analyst Allen
Trieu: “Tall with good length. Naturally very lean but has filled in
quite a bit since we first evaluated him as a sophomore. … Frame and
athleticism suggest high upside. Should be a multi-year starter at a
Power 5 school and has the tools to play on Sundays if he keeps
Riley Mahlman, Lakeville South (Minn.)
6-7 | 270 | OT | Wisconsin
Top 20 tackle prospect and Top 150 player nationally. The 4-star
recruit is the Badgers second highest-rated recruit in current class.
All-American Bowl selection also has offers from Ohio State, Nebraska,
Northwestern, Minnesota, Michigan State, Iowa and Iowa State. Says
247sports recruiting analyst Allen Trieu: "Very tall, long build. Still
transitioning to offensive tackle from tight end and filling in, but
making good progress at adding weight. Good basketball player. ... Still
raw technically as an offensive lineman because he has not played there
much, but frame and athleticism are at a high-major level and he could
develop into a franchise type left tackle in college. Has the potential
to be an NFL offesnive lineman."
Blake Fisher, Avon (Ind.)
6-5 | 336 | OG | Notre Dame
4-star prospect is the Fighting Irish’s second highest ranked recruit
in current class and the country’s No. 8 tackle prospect. Holds over 32
offers, including Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State, LSU, Michigan, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Penn State and Wisconsin. Will play in the All-American Bowl.
Says 247sports recruiting analyst Allen Trieu: “Could play either right
or left tackle in college, but is high upside player who can play for
any program in the country. Should be selected in the top half of the
NFL draft when that time comes.”
Ben Christman, Revere (Richfield, Ohio)
6-6 | 299 | OT | Ohio State
No. 15 tackle prospect. First team OPSWA D-III All-Ohio. Added 52
tackles and seven tackles-for-loss on defense. Holds 22 offers,
including Alabama, LSU, Michigan, Penn State, Wisconsin, Pitt and
David Davidkov, New Trier (Winnetka, Ill.)
6-6 | 295 | OT | Iowa
No.16 tackle prospect nationally is currently Iowa's top rated recruit.
Also visited Ohio State and Michigan. Holds 18 offers including LSU,
Oregon, Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan State. All-American Bowl
commit. Says 247sports recruiting analyst Allen Trieu: "Plays hard and
has ideal tools for the position. Like a true left tackle in college.
Projects to be taken in the top half of the NFL draft."
Rocco Spindler, Clarkston (Mich.)
6-4.5 | 315 | OG | Undecided
No. 3 guard prospect and a Top 50 player nationally announcing college decision Aug. 8 on CBS Sports HQ.. Two-way starter
since freshman season. Holds 18 offers including Oklahoma, Alabama and
Wisconsin. Michigan and Notre Dame are the favorites. Also lists LSU,
Ohio State and Penn State as finalists. Giovanni El-Hadi, Stevenson (Livonia, Mich.)
6-5 | 285 | OT | Michigan
No. 11 tackle prospect and a Top 75 player. Committed to Michigan. Says
Allen Trieu of 247Sports: "Has the athletic tools and intangibles to be
a kid who starts multiple years on the Power 5 level. Has the potential
to develop into an NFL draft choice."Garrett Dellinger, Clarkston (Mich.)
6-5 | 280 | OT | LSU
12 tackle prospect and a Top 80 player nationally. Holds 16 offers
including Alabama, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State and Ohio State. AP
All-Michigan. Committed to the Tigers on June 24. Rayshaun Benny, Oak Park (Mich.)
6-5 | 275 | OT | Undecided
200 player nationally is the country’s No. 19 tackle prospect. Allowed
one sack last year. Doubled as a defensive threat (75 tackles, five
sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries). Holds 39 offers
including Ohio State, Penn State, Oregon, Iowa, USC, Michigan, Notre
Dame, Georgia and Wisconsin. Raheem Anderson II, Cass Tech (Detroit)
6-3 | 298 | OC | Michigan
No. 3 center prospect. AP All-Michigan. Has 26 offers, including
Georgia, Colorado, LSU, Michigan State, Nebraska, Purdue, Pitt and West
Bastian Swinney, Edina (Minn.)
6-6 | 275 | OT | California
50 tackle prospect nationally. Picked the Golden Bears in December
2019. Michigan, Minnesota, West Virginia, TCU, Oklahoma State,
Northwestern, Nebraska, Louisville and Kansas State among his 15 offers.
Says Trieu: "Comes across as bigger than listed size. Well-balanced
frame. Big all the way through and can carry more weight. Has played at a
good program in high school and improved a lot between sophomore and
junior year. Dominant run blocker. ... Reliable, tough prospect who
should start multiple seasons at a high-major level. That could come
earlier in his career if he picks up the pass pro quickly. Should have a
shot at playing beyond college."
Nate Bruce, Harrisburg (Pa.)
6-4 | 320 | OG | Penn State
Top 45 guard prospect nationally. Also owns offers from Virginia Tech, Rutgers, Toledo, Massachusetts and Bowling Green.
Joe Alt, Totino-Grace (Fridley, Minn.)
6-7 | 257 | OT | Notre Dame
50 tackle prospect nationally committed to the Fighting Irish on July
6. Also excels at basketball. Father John was a two-time Pro Bowler with
the Kansas City Chiefs. Brother Mark plays for the Colorado Avalanche.
Also holds offers from Iowa, Minnesota, Northwestern, Missouri, Kansas
State Iowa State and Rutgers. Says Trieu: "High school tight end who is
very lean but has the frame, pedigree and skill set to grow into a
college offensive tackle. Very good blocker from that spot in high
school. ... It is not out of the question a school would use him as a
big tight end, but his upside is much higher as an offensive tackle
prospect. He will have the add the weight and strength, but once he does
that, he could be a high-end tackle."
Gennings Dunker, Lena-Winslow (Lena, Ill.)
6-4 | 265 | OT | Iowa
35th ranked tackle prospect. Committed to the Hawkeyes in June 2019.
Says Trieu: "May need some time, but should develop into a reliable
Power 5 starter at either guard or right tackle. Depending on his
development, he may have a chance to develop into a pro."
Pat Coogan, Marist (Chicago)
6-5 | 290 | OG | Notre Dame
sought after lineman holds 28 offers, including Ohio State, LSU,
Oklahoma, Oregon, Stanford, Texas A&M and Virginia. Committed to the
Fighting Irish in April. One of the country's Top 25 guard prospects.
Logan Purcell, Annandale (Minn.)
6-7 | 245 | OT | Minnesota
No. 56 tackle prospect. Committed to the Golden Gophers in January.
Also offered by South Dakota. Says Trieu; "Prototypical frame. Long,
does not have bad weight. Needs bulk, but has the room to add that. Good
athlete who plays defense as well. ... Will need to work on technique
and also adjust to seeing bigger, faster competition at the next level
but the raw tools are all there for him to be a starting level offensive
tackle at a high major school. It may take some time for him to get
there, but he has those physical pre-requisites."
Marcus Mbow, Wauwatosa East (Wis.)
6-6 | 285 | OT | Arizona State
80th ranked tackle prospect. Holds 15 offers, including Nebraska, Iowa State, Michigan State, Virginia, Iowa, West
Virginia, Purdue, Indiana and Arizona. Committed to the Sun Devils on July 23.
Luke Collinsworth, East Central (St. Leon, Ind.)
6-6 | 300 | OT | Cincinnati
40 tackle prospect nationally is the Bearcats highest-ranked recruit in
the current class. Also owns offers from Indiana, Purdue, Kansas and
Ball State. Joshua Sales, Brownsburg (Ind.)
6-6 | 285 | OT | Indiana
Top50 tackle prospect nationally. Holds 18 offers, including West
Virginia, Cincinnati, Illinois, Maryland, Rutgers, Nebraska, Purdue,
Arizona State and Michigan State. Committed to the Hoosiers on Aug. 1.
Tyler Needham, William Penn Charter (Philadelphia)
6-4 | 265 | OT | Rutgers
75 tackle prospect nationally committed to the Scarlet Knights on June
13. West Virginia, Maryland, wake Forest, Arizona State and Boston
College among his 17 offers.
Aaron Gunn, Union Area (New Castle, Pa.)
6-3 | 308 | OG | Louisville
40 guard prospect nationally owns a 73-inch wing span. Kentucky,
Michigan State, West Virginia and Western Michigan also offered.
David Wohlabaugh, Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)
6-6 | 280 | OT | Kentucky
has a history of football prowess. Father (David) played nine seasons
in the NFL after starring at Syracuse. Brother (Jack) signed with Ohio
State before transferring to Duke (where he starts on the OL). Picked
the Wildcats over Arizona State, Purdue, Pitt, Maryland, West Virginia
and others. Top 75 tackle prospect nationally. Paul Rodriguez, Mason (Ohio)
6-5.5 | 305 | OT | Kentucky
Top 75 tackle prospect nationally. Selected Kentucky over Cincinnati, Iowa State, Maryland, Purdue, Rutgers and others.
Armon Bethea, Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn)
6-6 | 310 | OG | Undecided
as the nation's No. 82 offensive guard prospect nationally. Holds seven
offers from Bowling Green, Colorado State, Massachusetts, Miami,
Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia.
Zen Michalski, Floyd Central (Floyds Knobs, Ind.)
6-6 | 280 | OT | Louisville
No. 52 tackle prospect committed to the Cardinals on April 25. Holds 22
offers, including Indiana, Cincinnati, Michigan state, Mississippi and
Kansas State. Says Trieu: “Trajectory is headed upwards. Works very
hard. Should develop into a starting left tackle and has the upside to
potentially project as an NFL prospect.”
Terrence Rankl, Washington (Massillon, Ohio)
6-6 | 280 | OT | Pittsburgh
top 100 tackle prospect nationally. Holds 24 offers, including Arizona
State, Cincinnati, Duke, Iowa State, Kentucky, Purdue, Tulane and
Jaelin Alstott-Vandevanter, Mooresville (Ind.)
6-7 | 260 | OT | Purdue
Top 100 tackle prospect nationally. Indiana and Cincinnati have also offered. Zach Richards, Mooresville (Ind.)
6-3 | 296 | OG | Purdue
Country’s No. 49 guard prospect picked the Boilermakers over Indiana, Illinois, Cincinnati, Central Michigan and Ohio.
Mahamane Moussa, Pike (Indianapolis)
6-5 | 260 | OT | Undecided
Top 125 tackle prospect nationally. Boston College, Louisville, Wake
Forest, San Diego State, Memphis and Kansas among his 19 offers. Purdue listed as the favorite.
Mao Glynn, Walnut Hills (Cincinnati)
6-4 | 280 | G | Cincinnati
30 guard prospect nationally. Holds 14 offers, including West Virginia,
Virginia, Pitt, NC State, Rutgers and Louisville. Third team OPSWA D-I
Thomas Rimac, Brunswick (Ohio)
6-6 | 290 | OT | West Virginia
17 offers, including Cincinnati, Indiana, Minnesota, Pitt, Purdue,
Wisconsin and Louisville. Says Trieu, “Has a prototypical frame and in
the course of a year, has gone from 240 pounds to 270 to now 290.”
Honorable mention OPSWA D-I All-Ohio.
Kevin Toth, Hudson (Ohio)
6-6 | 270 | OT | Rutgers
Holds 12 offers, including Army, Toledo, Kent State, Massachusetts and Akron.
Landon Fickell, Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati)
6-5 | 275 | OG | Cincinnati
play for his father Luke — the head coach — at Cincinnati. Holds seven
offers, including Akron, Dartmouth, Gardner-Webb, Toledo, Western
Kentucky and Youngstown State.
Enrique A. Cruz Jr., Willowbrook (Villa Park, Ill.)
6-5 | 252 | OT | Undecided
100 tackle prospect nationally. Offers include Arizona, Illinois State,
Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, Syracuse, Temple, Toledo, Wake Forest and
Cameron Jones, Simeon (Chicago)
6-8 | 280 | OT | Minnesota
Top 50 tackle prospect nationally. Holds 18 offers including Arizona,
West Virginia, Purdue, Missouri, Cincinnati, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan
State and Kentucky. Committed to the Golden Gophers in late May. Says
Trieu: "Generally raw after not playing offensive tackle early in his
high school career but upside is there for him to start at the Power 5
level and his tools are that of a prospect that eventually could play in
Otto Hess, Oswego (Ill.)
6-6.5 | 293 | OT | Boston College
100 tackle prospect nationally committed to the Eagles on May 26. Holds
16 total offers, including Illinois, Arizona, Virginia, Syracuse,
Purdue, Indiana, Cincinnati and Minnesota.
6-4 | 270 | OT | Northwestern
Nation's No. 82 tackle prospect. Owns 24 offers, including Illinois, Indiana, UCF and Syracuse.
Josh Kreutz, Loyola Academy (Wilmette, Ill.)
6-2 | 260 | C | Illinois
16th ranked center prospect. Father Olin was a six-time Pro Bowler with
the Chicago Bears. Holds six offers, including Wyoming, Western
Kentucky, Northern Illinois, Central Michigan and Ball State.
Zach Barlev, Plainfield East (Ill.)
6-4 | 250 | OG | Illinois
Nation's No. 76 guard prospect nationally. Committed to the Fighting Illini on July 24. Holds 12 offers, including Western Kentucky, Western Illinois, Southern Illinois,
Illinois State, Harvard and Columbia.
Luke Eckardt, Richmond-Burton (Ill.)
6-7 | 265 | OT | Northern Illinois
150 tackle prospect nationally. Picked the Huskies over Arkansas State,
Bowling Green, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Michigan and North Dakota.
Terrence Enos, Cass Tech (Detroit)6-5 | 317 | OT | Pitt
50 tackle prospect nationally was second team All-Detroit last year.
Holds 22 offers. Picked the Panthers over LSU, Arkansas, Colorado,
Purdue, Missouri and Syracuse, among others.
Ethan Boyd, East Lansing (Mich.)
6-7 | 285 | OT | Michigan State
Country’s No. 73 tackle prospect. Picked the Spartans over Minnesota, Vanderbilt, Cincinnati, Indiana and Iowa State.
Brandon Honorable, King (Detroit, Mich.)6-7 | 280 | OT | Pitt
100 tackle prospect nationally holds 18 offers, including Cincinnati,
Minnesota, Maryland, Purdue, Rutgers, Tennessee and Indiana.
Davion Waetherspoon, Harper Woods (Mich.)
6-2 | 310 | C | Ohio
No. 12 center prospect is Ohio’s top ranked recruit in current class.
Picked the Bobcats over Michigan, Kentucky, Army, Bowling Green and
Kyle Fugedi, Franklin (Livonia, Mich.)
6-6 | 270 | OT | Miami (OH)
highest rated recruit in current class. A Top 125 tackle prospect
nationally. Also holds offers from Indiana and Kentucky.
Weston Jones, Romeo (Mich.)
6-5 | 260 | OT | BYU
125 tackle prospect nationally is the Cougars first offensive line
recruit in current class. Holds 12 offers, including Indiana, Tulane,
Virginia, Iowa State and Toledo.
Josh Thompson, Fenton (Mich.)
6-4 | 290 | OT | Northwestern
Top 75 guard prospect nationally. Holds eight offers, including Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan.
6-6 | 290 | OT | Miami (OH)
One of Pennsylvania's Top 50 prospects.
Lonnie White, Malvern Prep (Pa.)
6-2 | 210 | ATH | Penn State
of the country’s Top 25 athlete prospects. Originally committed to
Clemson for baseball, but is now headed to Penn State for football. Also
plays basketball. Says Dohn: “Excellent frame with mass. Elite-level
three-sport athlete…Multi-year starter at Top 15 program. Day 3 NFL
Bryon Threats, Dublin Coffman (Ohio)
5-10 | 190 | ATH | Undecided
top 40 athlete prospect nationally. Holds offers from Purdue, Michigan State, West Virginia, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kentucky, Boston
College and Iowa State among others. Third team OPSWA D-I All-Ohio.
Trenton Howland, Joliet West (Ill.)
6-2 | 218 | ATH | Indiana
50 athlete prospect nationally. Also owns offers from Nebraska, Bowling
Green, Eastern Michigan, Iowa State, Minnesota, Purdue and Western
Michigan. Committed to the Hoosiers on June 5. Says Trieu: "Big, thickly
built athlete. Explosive on the basketball court and translates that
over to football where he is a bruising tailback, but can also break
longer runs. Physical and is not afraid of contact. Could be a
linebacker or running back recruit."
Marquael Parks, Orrville (Ohio)
5-9 | 160 | ATH | Undecided
first team OPSWA D-V All-Ohio owns 121 career touchdowns, which ranks
second all-time in Ohio history. Should break the record (133) next
season. Had 3,089 all-purpose yards, including 2,285 rushing, this
season. Scored 43 touchdowns (rushing, receiving, kick return and fumble
return). Defensively had four interceptions. Holds nine offers,
including Purdue, Cincinnati, Army, Ohio, Temple and Toledo. Top 50
athlete prospect nationally. Liam Clifford, St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
6-1 | 195 | ATH | Penn State
Catholic League South Division’s leading receiver last year with 77
receptions for 1,180 yards and 13 touchdowns. Top 50 athlete prospect
nationally picked the Nittany Lions over Michigan, Michigan State,
Tennessee, Pitt, Duke, Cincinnati, Kentucky and Toledo. Second team
OPSWA D-I All-Ohio.
Quillen Howze, Chippewa Valley (Clinton Township, Mich.)
6-1 | 180 | ATH | Buffalo
No. 66 athlete prospect is Buffalo’s highest ranked recruit in current
class. Holds 15 offers and picked the Bulls over Michigan State,
Minnesota, Missouri, Pitt, Kentucky and Indiana.
Ezra McCallister, Marshall (Mich.)
6-0 | 170 | ATH | Vanderbilt
125 athlete prospect nationally. Holds 11 offers, including Western
Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Northern Illinois, Buffalo and
5-10 | 170 | ATH | Central Michigan
AP Division 3-4 All-Michigan selection has committed to Central
Michigan. Caught 45 passes for 975 yards (21.7 per reception) and 11
touchdowns last year. Also rushed 29 times for 324 yards and four
touchdowns and scored on a kickoff return. Defensively he had 70 tackles
and seven interceptions.
5-9 | 168 | ATH | Duke
Holds eight offers, including Miami (Fla.) and Arizona State. Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State.
6-1 | 185 | ATH | Undecided
for 1,993 rushing yards and scored 29 TDs last season en route to being
named Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 3A All-State. Set Erie County
records by rushing for 508 yards and eight touchdowns in game at Union
City. Had five additional games with at least 200 rushing yards and
averaged 11.7 yards per carry for the season. Also a standout cornerback
and returner. Holds offers from West Virginia and Toledo.
6-0 | 196 | ATH | Undecided
Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 6A All-State last season after
registering 80 tackles, nine tackles-for-loss, three interceptions and
two fumble recoveries. Offensively, he accounted for 20 touchdowns and
rushed for 1,356 yards.
Malik Verdon, Hamilton (Ohio)
6-3 | 185 | ATH | Miami (Ohio)
from Moeller. Considered a Top 100 athlete prospect nationally. Holds
eight offers including Florida, Mississippi State, West Virginia and
6-2 | 160 | K | Penn State
Also had offers from Rutgers and Army. Can hit from 55-65 yards.
5-10 | 170 | K | Undecided
First team OPSWA D-III and MaxPreps All-Ohio
last season when he hit all 50 point-after-attempts and was 11-of-12 on
field goals, including makes from 53, 51 and 50 yards. Nine of his 11
field goals were from beyond 40 yards. Had 32 touchbacks.
5-9 | 165 | K | Undecided
Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 3A All-State honors last season
after converting 52-of-53 extra-point attempts and 9-of-12 field goals,
including a Lancaster-Lebanon League record 54-yarder against Donegal.