Clemson verbal Marcus Gilchrist and Ahoskie Hertford County defensive tackle Tydreke Powell check in at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively while North Carolina verbal Dwight Jones (No. 4) and South Carolina commit Travian Robertson (No. 5) round out the top five.
Not in recent memory has North Carolina produced the quality depth it appears to have this season, and Safrit agrees that this might be the deepest year ever for the Tar Heel state.
"This may be the deepest year ever for the state of North Carolina," Safrit said prior to th season. "The state has several quality players at the top, led by superb athlete Greg Little, but as many as eighty players could sign with a division 1-A program in February."