Tigers Move into Top 20

The Clemson Tigers have now officially moved up to one of the top 20 recruiting classes in the country after some key additions this past week. Nationally acclaimed writer Jamie Newberg reveals TheInsiders.com recruiting rankings in this report.

RkTeamCommitsTotalAvg *Avg Rank *TI 101
1Oklahoma
Headliner: Tony Cade
20733.6522.453
2LSU
Headliner: Robert Lane
20713.5525.62
3Texas
Headliner: Tarell Brown
19653.4228.215
4USC
Headliner: Reggie Bush
23773.3536.355
5Texas A&M
Headliner: Jorrie Adams
21683.24383
6Georgia
Headliner: Kregg Lumpkin
22713.2340.374
7Miami
Headliner: Kyle Wright
16603.7520.195
8Florida
Headliner: Chris Leak
17643.7625.764
9Michigan
Headliner: Prescott Burgess
13503.8523.464
10Notre Dame
Headliner: Greg Olsen
16573.5625.554
11Ohio State
Headliner: Donte Whitner
13463.5425.926
12Auburn
Headliner: Brandon Jacobs
15503.3335.93
13California
Headliner: Brandon Mebane
24702.9244.63
14Colorado
Headliner: Brian Daniels
21622.9549.1
15North Carolina
Headliner: Fred Sparkman
23652.8349.06
16Washington
Headliner: Craig Chambers
26762.9254.5
17NC State
Headliner: Mario Williams
19593.1148.951
18Virginia
Headliner: Jordy Lipsey
19573.0051.682
19South Carolina
Headliner: Blake Mitchell
17502.9448.22
20Clemson
Headliner: Maurice Nelson
16483.0056.56
21Texas Tech
Headliner: Phillip Daugherty
16533.3159.06
22Maryland
Headliner: Wesley Jefferson
17482.82611
23Nebraska
Headliner: Josh Mueller
18492.7250
24Purdue
Headliner: Bill Foran
19522.7466.582
25Arizona State
Headliner: Justin Burks
13423.2344.31
Key

Rank: Current ranking of recruiting classes
Team: Team name in ranking
Headliner: Top Verbal Commitment
Commits: Total # of commitments to date
Total *: Total number of stars for verbal commitments, Non-Ranked Players were estimated
Avg *: Average stars per player committed
Avg. Rank: Average player rank for each player at each position. Non Ranked players were estimated. Kickers and Punters were not included because the small number of players at the positions skews the rankings.
Big Fish on the Hook: Player that said school has a good shot at that could have a drastic change on the rankings.
TI 101: Total number of commitments on TheInsiders.com Hot 101 Team


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