Class of 2007: Top 10 Football Recruits

It's too soon to tell who is the top sophomore in the nation, but it's safe to say that he likely comes from California's Oaks Christian High. With three of our 10 players to watch from the Class of 2007, the Lions will be a team to watch for the next three years.



SchoolSports.com presents its ranking of the nation's Top 10 football recruits in the Class of 2007. To get even more information on the nation's top players, SchoolSports and the Sporting News have combined forces on the 2005 High School Football Yearbook. Currently on newsstands nationwide, this annual preview includes player rankings for the Class of 2005, 2006 and 2007, as well as national and regional team rankings and features on some of the top prep players in the country.


Class of 2007 Player Rankings
(players listed alphabetically)

Devon Ayers
Neptune (N.J.)
Offensive Line, 6-5, 295

Marquis Chapel
Dora (Ala.)
Defensive Back, 5-10, 185

Michael Dugat
Dayton (Texas)
Running Back, 5-10, 180

Jerry Jones
Lakewood (N.J.)
Athlete 6-1, 185

Marshall Jones
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
Athlete, 5-11, 180

Duke Lemmens
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
Defensive Lineman, 6-2, 175

Joe McKnight
John Curtis (River Ridge, La.)
Athlete, 6-0, 190

Rolando Melancon
Lutcher (La.)
Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 275

Mike Mele
Manasquan (N.J.)
Linebacker, 6-1, 210

Marc Tyler
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
Running Back, 6-2, 205


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