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Ohio State leads 2016 team rankings

Afterevaluatingthousandsofprospectsatavarietyofcampsand7-on-7'sthissummer,theRivals100PresentedbyUnderArmourandtheRivals250PresentedbyUnderArmourhavebeenupdated,alongwiththerestoftheRivalsrankings.Thenewreleasefeatureditsfairshareofbigmovers,andwithit,somechangesintheRivals.comteamrankings.Whileplentywillchangebetweennowand2016'sNationalSigningDay,here'salookathowtheRivals.comteamrankingscurrentlyshakeout.
Rivals.comTeamRankings:Top10
1)OhioStateClickHeretoviewthisLink.
KareemWalker
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
19
2
13
4
3.89
Five-stars:DENickBosa,RBKareemWalker
Four-stars:DTMalikBarrow,LBTufBorland,DEJonathonCooper,DBWayneDavis,TELukeFarrell,OLTylergerald,TEJakeHausmann,TEKierreHawkins,ATHGeorgeHill,OLMichaelJordan,WRAustinMack,ATHDeMarioMcCall,OLJackWohlabaugh
Breakdown:UrbanMeyerandOhioStatesitatthetopspotintherecruitingrankings.SeveralpositivemoveswenttherightwayfortheBuckeyes.JonathonCoopermovedup91spotsintotheRivals100,MichaelJordanmovedfromoutsidetheRivals250toNo.118,andAustinMackmovedup59spotstoNo.149.OhioState'sclassisheadlinedbyfive-stardefensiveendNickBosaandheisjoinedbyfive-starrunningbackKareemWalker.TheBuckeyesareoneofthreeprogramstohavemorethanonefive-starcommitment.TheBuckeyes'19-memberclassincluded15prospectsrankedfourstarsorhigher,fiverankedintheRivals100,andninerankedintheRivals250.TheBuckeyesalsoleadthecountrywithanaveragestarrankingof3.87.
2)LSUClickHeretoviewthisLink.
FeleiepeFranks
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
18
0
10
7
3.5
Five-stars:None
Four-stars:DTEdwinAlexander,WRDeeAnderson,OLDonavaughnCampbell,LBErickFowler,QBFeleipeFranks,DBCameronLewis,DEGlenLogan,DBEricMonroe,TEJamalPettigrew,DBSaivionSmith
Breakdown:ThereweresomeupsanddownsfortheTigers.First,SaivionSmithfellfromthefive-starranks.ThenDeeAndersondroppedoutoftheRivals100.However,GlenLoganmadeasignificantrise,movingup130spotsandintotheRivals100.QuarterbackFeleipeFranksalsosawabigmovewitha55-spotjumptoNo.39inthecountry.TheclassalsotookahitwiththedecommitmentofStephenSullivan.Overall,theTigers'classisdefinitelyoneofthenation'sbestwithsixcommitmentsrankedintheRivals100,and10commitmentsintheRivals250.
3)USCClickHeretoviewthisLink.
MiqueJuarez
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
16
2
8
6
3.75
Five-stars:LBDaelinHayes,LBMiqueJuarez
Four-stars:WRJoshImatorbhebhe,WRVelusJones,OLFrankMartin,WRMichaelPittman,DBCJPollard,WRTrevonSidney,OLNathanSmith,WRTylerVaughns
Breakdown:USChasoneofthesmallestclassesinthetop10witha16-memberclass.TheTrojanlinebackingduoofMiqueJuarezandDaelinHayesgivetheTrojansthetwohighest-rankedcommitmentsofanyoneelseinthecountry.WidereceiversTylerVaughnsandTrevonSidneygivetheTrojanstwomoreintheRivals100.TheTrojanssawplentyofmovementthistimearound.Sidneymadethebiggestjumpwitha39-spotmove,andJoshImatorbhebhemadea30spotmoveaswell.FrankMartinslidoutoftheRivals100,butVelusJonesmovedfromathree-startoafour-star.
4)OleMissClickHeretoviewthisLink.
SheaPatterson
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
19
1
6
12
3.42
Five-stars:QBSheaPatterson
Four-stars:RBJustinConnor,DTBenitoJones,DBJaylonJones,OLBryceMathews,WRDeKaylinMetcalf,DECharlesWiley
Breakdown:ThebiggestmoveoftheOleMissclasswasnotthebig100-spotmove,butitwasdefinitelysignificant.QuarterbackSheaPattersontakesovertheNo.1spotintheRivals100andgivestheRebelstheNo.1overallprospectforonlythesecondtimeintheRivals.comera.ThefirstwasRobertNkemdichein2013.WidereceiverDeKaylinMetcalfisthefirstfour-starintheRivals100atNo.24,andfiveotherprospectsarerankedintheRivals250.JaylonJonesalsogivestheRebelsafour-starcommitmentjustoutsidetheRivals250.
5)MichiganClickHeretoviewthisLink.
BenBredeson
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
23
0
9
11
3.26
Five-stars:None
Four-stars:OLBenBredeson,RBMattFalcon,OLDeveryHamilton,WRBradHawkinsJr.,DERonJohnson,WRAhmirMitchell,OLMichaelOnwenu,QBBrandonPeters,OLErikSwenson
Breakdown:Michiganhasbeenredhotontherecruitingtrailthissummer.InJunealone,JimHarbaughandhisstaffadded14prospectstotheclass,andasAugustdrawstoaclose,theWolverinesnowhaveastrongclassof23.TheclassisheadlinedbyoffensivelinemanBenBredeson,whowasoneoftheJuneadditions,andtheclassalsoreceivedaboostwhenoffensivelinemanMichaelOnwenumovedup108spotsandintotheRivals100.Overthesummer,theWolverinesalsoaddedfour-starstandoutsDeveryHamilton,RonJohnson,BradHawkins,Jr.andAhmirMitchell,whocommittedThursday.
6)FloridaStateClickHeretoviewthisLink.
MalikHenry
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
17
2
9
5
3.71
Five-stars:QBMalikHenry,DBLevontaTaylor
Four-stars:OLJoshBall,DEJoshBrown,LBTyreeHorton,OLBaveonJohnson,DBKyleMeyers,RBAmirRasul,LBEmmettRice,DEJanariusRobinson,DTCedricWood
Breakdown:FloridaStatecontinuestorunathighspeedontherecruitingfront.Theclasscontinuestobeledbyfive-starsLevontaTaylorandMalikHenry,andBaveonJohnsonandJanariusRobinsongivetheSeminolesfourprospectsinthetop50oftheRivals100.JoshBall,CedricWood,andEmmettRiceareallintheahref="http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/rankings/rank-3513/2016">Rivals250,thoughFSUlostRivals250newcomerKeithGavinonWednesday.ThebigmoverofthegroupwasKyleMeyers.TheNewOrleans-areacornerbackmovedfroma5.5three-startoa5.8four-starandjustoutsidetheahref="http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/rankings/rank-3513/2016">Rivals250.
7)MiamiClickHeretoviewthisLink.
DionteMullins
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
22
0
7
14
3.27
Five-stars:None
Four-stars:QBJackAllison,WRSamBruce,ATHTylerByrd,DEJosephJackson,WRDionteMullins,LBShaquilleQuarterman,WRAhmmonRichards
Breakdown:TheHurricanesgotofftothequickeststartofanyotherteaminthecountryandstillhaveoneofthebiggestclasseswith22commitments.OnlyTexasTechhasmorewith25.Rivals100widereceiverSamBruceleadsthewayfortheclass,whichalsoincluesRivals250membersDionteMullins,JackAllison,JosephJackson,andShaquilleQuarterman.TylerByrdandAhmmonRichardsgiveMiamisevenfour-starprospects.
8)AlabamaClickHeretoviewthisLink.
JonahWilliams
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
18
1
9
8
3.61
Five-stars:OLJonahWilliams
Four-stars:OLDeonteBrown,DTRaekwonDavis,RBB.J.Emmons,QBJalenHurts,DTKendellJones,DEKhalidKareem,WRT.J.Simmons,LBJaquanYulee
Breakdown:Alabamaisaccustomedtobeingalittlehigheronthelist,buttheCrimsonTidecontinuetomakestrideswitheachpassingday.ThebiggestmoverfortheTidewasRaekwonDavis,whojumpedfromthethree-starrankstoinsidetheRivals100.Five-starJonahWilliamscontinuestoleadthewayforthe18-memberclass,whichincludessixRivals250members.DavisandWilliamsarejoinedintheRivals100byKendellJones,andthreemoreprospectsgiveAlabamanineprospectsrankedfourstarsorhigher.
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9)MichiganStateClickHeretoviewthisLink.
JoshKing
TOTALCOMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG.STARS
20
0
7
12
3.3
Five-stars:None
Four-stars:WRCameronChambers,QBMessiahdeWeaver,DTNaquanJones,DEJoshKing,WRJustinLayne,DEAustonRobertson,DBDemetricVance
Breakdown:MichiganStateremainsinthetop10afteradding10commitmentssinceJune1.AmongthenewadditionsisthehighestrankedmemberoftheclassJoshKing,whoarrivesatNo.75intheRivals100.HewasjoinedbyRivals250standoutAustonRobertsonandfour-starNaquanJonesinJune,andgivetheclasssixfour-starprospects.KingistheonlyRivals100member,butheisjoinedbyfourothersintheRivals250.
10) Penn StateClick Here to view this Link.
Michal Menet
TOTAL COMMITS
FIVE-STARS
FOUR-STARS
THREE-STARS
AVG. STARS
19
0
10
8
3.47
Five-stars: None
Four-stars: LB Cameron Brown, DE Karamo Dioubate, OL Will Fries, DB Lavert Hill, DT Ellison Jordan, OL Michal Menet, RB Miles Sanders, DE Shane Simmons, QB Jake Zembiec
Breakdown: Penn State moves into the top 10 after a strong summer run. The Nitany Lions added 10 commitments since the last ranking release and four of those are of the four-star variety. Running back Miles Sanders is the headliner of the 19-member class, and he is joined in the Rivals100 by Shane Simmons and Michal Menet. Overall, there are six Rivals250 members in the class and 10 are ranked four stars or above.