Top 5 Sleepers in Rutgers' 2011 Class

The stars have been talked about aplenty in Rutgers' 2011 recruiting class, but what about the under-the-radar guys who didn't get as much publicity for a variety of reasons, and aren't the household names in the recruiting world? Well, compiled a list of the "Top 5 Sleepers" in the Scarlet Knights' class.

Everyone knows the stars of Rutgers' 2011 recruiting class by now, but what about the sleepers. compiled a Top 5 "Don't Sleep on Them" list for the 2011 class, which is rated as the best in the Big East.
Here there are:

5. Paul Canevari, RB, Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.)
Rutgers entered the 5-foot-10, 212-pounder's recruitment late, and came away with a commitment of a player would could turn into a diamond in the rough. He will come in as a running back, and is versatile enough to play a few places, including fullback.
He is hard-nosed and intense, and will bring effort and impact into each practice. He does not have the measurables other recruits may possess, but he also has a toughness to his game. He is talented, and is also a classic overachiever, which is a very nice mix.

4. Mike Bimonte, QB, Manalapan High (Englishtown, N.J.)
The growth the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Bimonte showed from the summer to the end of his senior season was tremendous, and that bodes well. Sometimes the pass doesn't look the prettiest, but he finds the right receiver to throw to.
Bimonte as the arm strength to makes high-caliber throws down the field, and exhibits nice touch. His mechanics needs to be tightened, but he is a very hard worker and dedicated to Rutgers.

3. Johnathan Aiken, CB, Dillard High (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
The 5-foot-11, 185-pounder didn't play in 2010 as he concentrated on academics, and enrolling in January allows him to learn the defensive system. Rutgers built a strong relationship with Aiken, and that carried through the fall and kept other schools off him.
He is physical at the line of scrimmage, can run, was a punt block specialists in high school and brings the typical Florida "Swag" with him. He is listed on the Sleepers list because by not playing in 2010, his on-field exploits were not out there for everyone to see.

2. Charles Davis, CB, Neptune (N.J.) High
Davis is 6-foot, 187 pounds and can run 4.5 (seconds) in the 40-yard dash. He brings size and speed, but most people viewed him as a running back until late in his senior season.
Rutgers told him in January he would enter as a cornerback, but he because he committed so early and always seemed to be Rutgers-bound, even before his April commitment, other schools kept off of him.
Davis' athleticism is intriguing because he can play cornerback, safety, slot receiver and running back. So, where he starts his career may not be where he ends it.

1. Kevin Snyder, LB, Cumberland Valley High (Mechanicsburg, Pa.)
Snyder is 6-foot-2, 220 pounds, runs 4.5 in the 40 and has room to put on more weight and muscle. He is athletic, runs well to the ball and can get up field or drop into coverage. His athleticism is underrated, he is a smart player who could become as stable for three to four years in the linebacker corps.

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