ScarletReport.com N.J. Rankings: 20-11

ScarletReport.com is here to rank the top prospects in New Jersey with the 2014 recruiting wave well underway. Looking at the 35 best college prospects in the state, here is a look at part three of what will be a five-part series through the week.

20.) DE Kurt Holuba, Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.) -- Holuba is a Penn State legacy that had a breakout junior season for the runner-up Crusaders. The 6-foot-3, 235 pound defensive end recorded 8.5 sacks and 18 TFLs as a junior and has verbal offers from Rutgers, Georgia Tech, Syracuse, Boston College and Massachusetts.

19.) G Kevin Wilkins, St. Joseph's (Montvale, N.J.) -- The big man from St. Joe's is a strong inside presence and projects to do the same as a guard or center in college. At 6-foot-3, 280 pounds, Wilkins is strong as a run blocker and moves well at his size. He helped St. Joe's win a state title at High Point Solutions Stadium last year and will get plenty of exposure paving the way for four-star athlete Kiy Hester as a senior. He has four offers, including Maryland and Rutgers.

18.) WR Jameel Bailey, Nottingham (Trenton, N.J.) -- Bailey has the misfortune of projecting best at a very deep position in New Jersey. In another year, Bailey could be the top receiver product but that is not the case with some extremely talented players at the position in 2014. The 6-foot-2 receiver is still looking for his first offer and recently visited Rutgers with now-committed teammate Saquan Hampton.

17.) DE Justin Nelson, DePaul (Wayne, N.J.) -- Nelson was the first New Jersey prospect to make a verbal commitment in the class of 2014. Nelson picked Rutgers, where he will come in at the "R" position as a hybrid defensive end. His versatility likely puts him at a linebacker spot for DePaul as a senior where he needs a big season to climb higher in the rankings.

16.) OL Juwan Bushell-Beatty, Paramus Catholic (N.J.) -- Bushell-Beatty is a big boy with some athleticism and his early offer sheet reflects that. The 6-foot-5 tackle prospect is a three-star kid and No. 46 at his position in the class of 2014. Highlighted by Rutgers, Florida, Michigan and Florida State, look for Bushell-Beatty to make a lot of noise for the Paladins as the look for back-to-back state titles.

15.) WR David Njoku, Cedar Grove (N.J.) -- Njoku saw his recruitment heat up after adding an early Rutgers offer on an unofficial visit. The Cedar Grove star has hands and length that is appealing to colleges. At 6-foot-4, Njoku moves well and could see his offers climb if he hits the camp circuit this summer.

14.) DL Antoine White, Millville (N.J.) -- White is big, strong and has a lot of room to develop as a defensive tackle. Rutgers was in early and impressed him on an unofficial visit this week but the 6-foot-3, 250-pounder also has offers from Boston College, Maryland and UCF.

13.) LB Sidney Gopre, Weequahic (Newark, N.J.) -- Gopre is the best linebacker in the state and brings as complete skill set to the position. He is a "swarmer" and tackles explosively. Gopre covers well and shows an understanding of defensive schemes. He brought an early end to his recruitment by verbally committing to Rutgers while on a visit.

12.) TE Mike Gesicki, Southern Regional (Manahawkin, N.J.) -- Gesicki is big and athletic but uncertainty as to tight end or wide receiver puts him in the "tweener" category for some. He ranks in as the No. 26 tight end in the country and is a three-sport star for Southern Regional. The strength can improve, but he has college-level ball skills and has a willingness to block. His top offers come from Rutgers, Syracuse and Boston College.

11.) WR Adonis Jennings, Timber Creek (Erial, N.J.) -- Jennings was one of the stars of Rutgers camp last summer and followed through with a solid junior season en route to a state championship for Timber Creek. Timber Creek consistently puts out Division I talent, including Jennings' cousin Myles Nash, and Jennings is no different. He showed in camps and as a junior that he matches up well with some of the top defensive backs in the state.


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