The Rivals.com recruiting experts have broken down countless hours of film and racked up plenty of frequent flyer miles to see the top prospects compete at events across the country. In the process of evaluating overall talent, several prospects gained notice for their mastery of specific skills.
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We've selected the best of the best in each category for every position and ranked them. Rivals.com recruiting analyst Barry Every breaks down the cornerbacks.
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5. AVERY GRAHAM, Clarksburg (Md.) High
THE BUZZ: Ran 55 meters in 6.49 seconds at indoor track meet.
COMMITMENT: Ohio State
THE BUZZ: Ran 10.67 100 meters as a sophomore to win the Kentucky state championship.
THE BUZZ: As a freshman, was timed at 4.35 in the 40 and also has run a 10.5 100 meters.
THE BUZZ: Has been timed at 10.5 in the 100 meters and 21.4 in the 200 meters.
THE BUZZ: Ran a 10.56 at the Georgia track championships.
OTHERS: Dominic Clarke, Fredrick (Md.) Tuscarora (Ohio State commitment); Jordan Love, Glen Allen (Va.) Deep Run; Gabe Lynn, Jenks (Okla.) High; Brandon Sermons, Pomona (Calif.) Diamond Ranch; Darius Winston, West Helena (Ark.) Central.
BEST BALL SKILLS
THE BUZZ: Recorded five interceptions and also was one of his team's top targets on offense last season.
Davis highlightsClick 4. MARCUS DAVIS, League City (Texas) Clear Creek Here to view this Link.
THE BUZZ: Has eight picks over the past two seasons and has returned three kicks for TDs.
THE BUZZ: Baseball star had great performance at Miami Nike Camp and recorded seven picks last season.
THE BUZZ: Big corner has 11 interceptions over the past two years.
THE BUZZ: Has an amazing 15 picks and 47 receptions last year.
OTHERS: Bernard Bolden, Merced (Calif.) High; Eric Gordon, Nashville (Tenn.) Hillsboro; Cliff Harris, Fresno (Calif.) Edison; Travis Hawkins, Gaithersburg (Md.) Quince Orchard; Jayron Hosley, Delray Beach (Fla.) Atlantic.
BEST COVERAGE SKILLS
Richardson highlightsClick 5. SHELDON PRICE, La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat Here to view this Link.
THE BUZZ: Long arms and good hips helped him earn MVP honors at the Los Angeles Nike Camp.
4. MARCUS TRICE, Mesquite (Texas) High
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THE BUZZ: Showed hips on a swivel at the Ft. Worth Nike camp, along with an unbelievable change of direction.
THE BUZZ: Was on receivers like glue at the Miami Nike Camp.
THE BUZZ: Kirkpatrick is going to be a good one. He has tremendous ball skills and great hips.
THE BUZZ: Winston has great recovery speed, long arms and good hips.
OTHERS: C.J. Barnett, Clayton (Ohio) Northmont (Ohio State commitment); Cliff Harris, Fresno (Calif.) Edison; Marlon Pollard, San Bernardino (Calif.) Cajon (UCLA commitment); Terry Shankle, Norwood (N.C.) South Stanly; Steven Terrell, Allen (Texas) High.
THE BUZZ: He's a big, two-way starter who plays like a linebacker.
THE BUZZ: Will knock the ball carrier out of his shoes if given the chance.
3. ANDREW GREEN, San Antonio James Madison
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THE BUZZ: Tall corner that can take on blockers and make the tackle.
2. ERYON BARNETT, Euless (Texas) Trinity
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THE BUZZ: Huge corner who is not afraid to come up in run support.
THE BUZZ: Hits like a strong safety but has cover skills.
OTHERS: Bernard Bolden, Merced (Calif.) High; Marcus Davis, League City (Texas) Clear Creek; Eric Gordon, Nashville (Tenn.) Hillsboro; Chris Williams, Cincinnati Winton Woods; Steve Williams, Dallas Skyline (Oklahoma commitment).
5. MARLON POLLARD, San Bernardino (Calif.) Cajon
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THE BUZZ: Not only a football star but also one of the top long- and triple-jumpers in the state.
THE BUZZ: Projected as a corner but is so athletic he plays quarterback and also stars in track.
3. MICHAEL CARTER, Pompano Beach (Fla.) Ely
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THE BUZZ: True cover corner who plays almost every position for his high school baseball team.
COMMITMENT: Ohio State
THE BUZZ: Two-way starter who also is the state 100-meter champ.
THE BUZZ: Track star who has played every position on his football team, except the lines.
OTHERS: Jayron Hosley, Delray Beach (Fla.) Atlantic; Demontre Hurst, Lancaster (Texas) High; Dre Kirkpatrick, Gadsden (Ala.) Gadsden City; Gabe Lynn, Jenks (Okla.) High; Darius Winston, West Helena (Ark.) Central.