2010 Rankings: Top 100 Juniors

After heading out to many games this year and watching a lot of tape, we are ready to update the junior rankings. There have been plenty of great performances that have caused some movement on the list. Is there a new #1?

Rank Name Position School HT WT
1
William Gholston TE/DE Detroit Southeastern 6'7 245
Gholston has been nearly unstoppable this season, with 9.5 sacks in five games. He also has improved mightily as a pass catcher and could be a standout on either side of the ball at the next level. He finally looks comfortable in his frame and is filling out and a kid with his size and athleticism is scary. Michigan State and Michigan have already offered and I would be shocked if there weren't more soon.
2
Austin White RB Livonia Stevenson 5'11 180
White moves from 1 to 2, but it is more because of Gholston's upside and season than anything White did. Austin is having an outstanding junior season and has some of the best feet of any running back I've seen over the past few years. He is a very natural, instinctive runner, who simply needs to add some size and power into his game to become a complete back.
3
Devin Gardner QB Inkster 6'4 190
What an outstanding season Devin has had so far. We all knew he was athletic, but his 15 touchdown passes are what is turning heads. He has nearly double digit offers under his belt and more should come as he continues to prove that he is a quarterback first.
4
Dior Mathis CB Detroit Cass Tech 5'8 160
Speed, coverage ability and a brash, confident attitude have Mathis rated this highly. Michigan and Miami lead early for him and do not let the listed size fool you, he plays much bigger.
5
Max Bullough LB Traverse City St. Francis Catholic 6'3 210
There is a lot to like about Bullough. He comes from a football family and that is obvious when watching him play. He is a smart, heady football player and can run pretty well too. He is the type of player you want in the middle of your defense and hence, has a handful of offers already.
6
Dionte Savage DT/OT Flint Southwestern 6'5 320
Savage could develop into a dominating college player. He has the size already, but has put in a lot of time in the weight room and is one of the most powerful players in the state. While he has yet to pick up any offers, his academic situation is rapidly improving, which should allow the offers to start coming.
7
Nick Hill RB Chelsea 5'8 185
Hill doesn't have great size, but he makes up for it in every other area. He has really great instincts, vision and toughness, that cannot be stressed enough. He runs very hard. The instate schools are all interested and Notre Dame also appears to be hot on his trail.
8
Jeremy Jackson WR Ann Arbor Huron 6'3 188
The training he did this summer is showing as a bigger, faster Jackson has enjoyed a nice junior season. This Michigan commitment is developing into a complete wide receiver as he has always been a great possession guy, but is now adding the deep ball into his repitoire.
9
Robert Bolden QB Orchard Lake St. Mary's 6'3 190
Bolden has been allowed to pass more this season and he has responded, leading the Eaglets to a couple of key victories including a win over Brother Rice. He is tall, smooth and athletic and as he continues to refine his passing skills, he should move up this list.
10
Austin Gray LB Warren Fitzgerald 6'2 210
Gray is a physical linebacker who makes a lot of tackles. He has a nose for the football and has shown to be a good blitzer with his burst and anticipation. Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State have already shown interest.
11
Brandon Banks WR Detroit Henry Ford 6'2 183
12
Peter Rigan OT Traverse City St. Francis Catholic 6'5 270
13
Jonathan Hankins G/DT Detroit Southeastern 6'3 315
14
Chris Eddins DT Detroit Country Day 6'4 255
15
Mylan Hicks RB/CB Detroit Renaissance 5'10 175
16
Joe Boisture QB Goodrich 6'6 200
17
Timothy Jones OT Oak Park 6'7 250
18
Jordan Sanders OL Rochester Adams 6'3 275
19
Baquer Sayed WR Dearborn Fordson 6'2 185
20
Jarhaur Jackson OT Inkster 6'5 270
A big part of the reason the Vikings are doing so well, Jackson came into the season a relative unknown, but he is a nice looking prospect. He has good feet and athleticism and has rarely been tested this season.
21
Terrance Hartfield RB Harper Woods 6'1 185
22
Matt Rea LB Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 6'3 205
23
Kevonte Martin WR Birmingham Brother Rice 6'0 170
24
Colin Voss TE East Grand Rapids 6'6 218
25
Patrick O'Brien TE Flint Powers 6'2 230
26
Earnest Thomas SS Orchard Lake St. Mary's 6'2 195
27
Cregg Bolles ILB Baldwin 6'3 227
28
Daniel Lindsey RB Taylor Truman 5'10 190
29
Tremondae Branch DE Flint Carman-Ainsworth 6'1 260
30
James Patrick OT Harper Woods 6'6 330
31
Nathan Lindsey RB/CB Taylor Truman 5'10 190
32
El-Shabazz Russell WR Adrian 6'1 185
Russell is making some noise and rightly so. He has been a killer out of the slot this year with his physical play. The Maples have a lot of weapons, so he hasn't been featured as much, but I would expect him to really garner some attention over the summer and into next season.
33
Josh Herbeck QB Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 6'4 190
34
Collin Hochberg QB/ATH South Lyon East 6'1 165
35
Tim Wells OL Lansing Eastern 6'3 290
36
Paul Jorgenson OT DeWitt 6'6 260
37
Andrew Dillon QB Ypsilanti Lincoln 6'3 200
38
Andy Phillips LB Lansing Waverly 6'1 210
39
Dakota Dark-Bird LB/DE Canton 6'3 235
40
Jason Ray OLB Detroit Country Day 6'2 200
41
Dylan Esterline TE Blissfield 6'6 215
42
Keontae Hollis LB/DE Pontiac Central 6'3 259
Hollis is a bit of a mystery for me at the moment. He had a great year as a sophomore last season, showing a lot of potential for Central, but no longer appears to be at the school this season.
43
Rameiro Williams DE Inkster 6'5 240
44
Wayne Pettus RB/CB Melvindale 5'7 150
45
Nate Coleman OT Livonia Franklin 6'6 310
46
Sean Guinane QB St. Joseph 6'5 218
47
Danny Gear OL Southgate Anderson 6'1 270
48
Ishmael Thomas LB/DE Detroit Renaissance 6'4 205
49
Max Bankston LB Frankfort 6'2 225
50
Tony Jones WR Grand Blanc 5'11 165
51
Brandon McKay OT Southfield-Lathrup 6'6 280
52
Ryan Mayo LB Hartford 6'2 210
53
Shawn Kamm OT Saginaw Nouvel 6'7 295
54
Steven Chuhran OL Marine City 6'2 270
55
Antoine Laird LB/DE Detroit Finney 6'4 210
56
Tony Lippett QB Detroit Crockett 6'3 160
57
Mike Lowman WR Detroit Cass Tech 6'3 200
With all the talent on Cass' roster, Lowman doesn't get a ton of opportunities, but he has excellent size and is a good natural athlete. He will get his chance at camps and combines this summer and I expect him to get on some college radars.
58
Dominique Williams RB Redford Covenant 5'10 200
59
Taron Boose TE Flint Beecher 6'4 205
60
Terrill Williams DE/TE Anchor Bay 6'2 227
61
Edward Thomas QB Detroit Southeastern 6'1 185
62
Jonathan Taylor WR Inkster 6'0 160
63
Joe Stefanski LB Rockford 6'2 220
64
Justin Ford FS Kenowa Hills 6'2 187
Kenowa Hills is having a great season and Ford is a big reason as a speedy centerfielder and running back. He has good size and speed to go with it and should continue to climb.
65
Terrence Moore QB/ATH Ypsilanti 6'0 170
66
Chris Pride RB/S Farmington Hills Harrison 6'0 200
67
Brandis Yarrington CB Ann Arbor Pioneer 5'6 150
68
Rian Thomas LB Ferndale 6'1 235
69
Dalton Barksdale DE Detroit Cass Tech 6'4 235
70
Daniel Burke WR/FS Detroit Southeastern 6'3 175
71
Greg Hayes WR Saginaw 6'0 175
Remember this name. Hayes is a fabulous athlete with sub 4.4 speed and explosive ability. He is a player who could potentially blow up in the offseason.
72
Davarius Jenkins WR Westland John Glenn 6'0 160
73
Darius Craft OT Detroit Finney 6'5 295
74
Marty Mitchell QB Dearborn Divine Child 6'2 185
75
Maurice Davenport LB Southfield 6'2 210
76
Paul Mudgett K Rockford 5'10 175
77
Ed Merhi OL Canton Salem 6'2 275
78
Jack Livingston QB Portage Northern 6'3 215
79
Patrick Fehlberg OL Lake Orion 6'2 275
80
Darryl Lynch OLB Auburn Hills Avondale 6'0 210
81
Dominique Steegal DE Dearborn Heights Robichaud 6'5 230
82
Jordan Dean G U of D Jesuit 6'0 280
83
Jeremey Christian WR Detroit Cass Tech 5'11 185
84
Dontavious Bryant SS/FB Detroit King 5'9 200
85
Daniel Easterly WR/LB Detroit Cass Tech 6'4 170
86
Ben Kanda LB Lake Orion 6'1 220
87
Vorheese Sanders CB Detroit Renaissance 5'9 175
88
Javon Steel CB/WR Centerline 6'0 170
89
Quincy Newson WR/SS Detroit Central 6'3 167
90
Mark Williams RB Detroit Southeastern 5'10 195
91
Reginald Davis DT Muskegon Heights 6'2 305
92
Edwin Limmitt RB Warren Fitzgerald 6'0 195
93
Joseph Wirth TE/LB Utica Eisenhower 6'5 235
94
Cameron Stover QB Flint Southwestern 6'0 165
95
Josh Villanueva G Zeeland West 6'3 270
96
Anthony Capatina RB Novi Catholic Central 5'10 165
97
Derrick Horne OL Muskegon Heights 6'1 265
98
Robin Witjes RB Howell 5'11 163
99
Jose McNeal SS Inkster 5'9 185
100
Frankie Popp QB Birmingham Brother Rice 5'10 175
NR
Jabriel Hicks WR Flint Southwestern (ex) 6'3 180
Hicks transferred from Flint Southwestern and we still have yet to locate him so for now, he is not ranked.

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