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Nine new names in the Rivals250

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ThelatestversionoftheRivals250includesnineprospectsthatwerepreviouslyunranked.
WetakeacloserlookatthenewfacesintheupdatedRivals250andRivals.comrecruitinganalystsgivesthoughtsonwhyeachofthemdeservestoberankedamongthetop250prospectsinthenation.
NewtotheRivals250
RBRajaanBennett,5-11/210,PowderSprings(Ga.)McEachern
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BennettHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.235
SCHOOLS:EastCarolina,Kentucky,LouisvilleandVanderbiltarecurrentlyatthetopofBennett'slist.
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Big,powerfulbackthathasthepatiencetoallowblockstosetupandthestrengthtorunpeopleoverwhentherearenoblocks.Healsohasexceptionalhandsforabigbackandisaseriousreceivingthreatoutofthebackfield.HasahighfootballIQbecauseheactuallycallstheblockingassignmentsfromhisrunningbackposition.Bennettalsoisexcellentinpassprotectionwhencalledupon.-BARRYEVERY
OTShonColeman,6-7/285,OliveBranch(Miss.)High
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ColemanHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.76
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoAuburn
WHYHE'SINTHE250:AsajuniorColemanhadagreatframebutwasstilldevelopingphysically.Asasenior,Colemanhasparlayedgoodmaturationinhisframetoaphysicallydominatingpresenceonthefieldinbothpassprotectionandtherungame.-BARTONSIMMONS
DEGeneoGrissom,6-4/230,Hutchinson(Kan.)High
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GrissomHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.230
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoKansas
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Grissomhascontinuedtoblossomphysicallyafterearningall-statehonorsasajunior.He'sdominatedearlyinhisseniorseasonandisontracktobecomeoneofKansas'topoverallprospects.-JEREMYCRABTREE
OTShepKlinke,6-7/290,Katy(Texas)High
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KlinkeHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.130
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoTexasA&M
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Thisisahugeoffensivelinemanthatunderstandstheimportanceofblockinguntilthewhistleechoes.Klinkealsodoesanicejoboffinishingoffblocks,heisoftenfound15yardsdownfieldstillengagedwiththedefender.Hislongarmsareusedasweaponstokeepdefensivelinemenoffofhisbody.-B.E.
DTCassiusMarsh,6-3/275,WestlakeVillage(Calif.)OaksChristian
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MarshHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.182
SCHOOLS:CurrenttopthreeofCal,LSUandUSC
WHYHE'SINTHE250:MarshmightnotbethebiggestnameontheOaksChristianroster,butmanycollegerecruitersbelievehehasthebiggestupsideofanyplayeronitsroster.-J.C.
CBTyrannMathieu,5-10/175,NewOrleans(La.)St.Augustine
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MathieuHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.238
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoLSU
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Apurecovercornerbackwithgreatinstinctsandfluidity,Mathieuhasshownasaseniorthathehasbigplayabilityaswell.Hehasbeenoneofthemostdangerousoffensivethreatsinleadinghisteamtoa4-1start.-B.S.
RBRajionNeal,5-11/210,Tyrone(Ga.)SandyCreek
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NealHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.245
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoMississippiState
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Nealfollowedupagreatoffseasoncampcircuitbyprovingthathecanmakeplaysinthepadsthisfall.HedoeseverythingforhisSandyCreekteam,carryingtheballbetweenthetackles,returningkicksandcatchingoutofthebackfield,heisascompleteofabackasyouwillfind.-B.S.
WRTerrellReese,6-1/180,Brenham(Texas)High
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ReeseHighlightsClickHeretoviewthisLink.
RANK:No.194
SCHOOLS:CommittedtoUtah
WHYHE'SINTHE250:Hasgoodoverallsizebutwhatreallysetshimapartishiscrisprouterunningandexcellentbodycontrol.Heuseshisbasketballskillstooutmaneuverandoutleapdefenders.Reesealsocanadjusttotheballlikeacenterfielderinbaseball,makinganyballthrownhiswaycatchable.-B.E.
RBDeMarcusRobinson,5-9/192,Wichita(Kan.)Northwest
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Robinson HighlightsClick Here to view this Link.
RANK: No. 234
SCHOOLS: Committed to Kansas State
WHY HE'S IN THE 250: A lot of the spotlight is deservedly shone on Blake Bell in Wichita, but Robinson has put up big numbers as both a junior and a senior. It's those numbers and improved play that lands him a spot on the Rivals250. - J.C.
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