The 2021 class is almost a wrap with just a few stragglers left to sign. With that, we are breaking down the best classes at each position, and today we finish with the athlete category.
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***** 1. TEXAS
Ja'Tavion Sanders (Sam Spiegelman)
Ja’Tavion Sanders is a five-star prospect who can play defensive end or tight end, and he alone gives Texas the edge here. He’s simply an athletic freak.
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Billy Bowman (Sam Spiegelman)
Billy Bowman and his versatility on offense, defense and in the return game. He’s a difference maker.
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The Ducks have a few great, athletic players in this class who could play different positions.
Seven McGee could play receiver or running back, Jabril McNeill is a huge kid and Darren Bankins can play either side of the ball.
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4. NORTH CAROLINA
Arland Bruce is the headline here, but Iowa has four athletes in this class that could play multiple positions.
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Christian Charles (Rivals.com)
Kaeman Marley is a big athlete who could grow into different positions, and Christian Charles could impact on either side.
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