USA Today High School Sports Recruiting Composite Rankings

by Jeff Fisher

National Letter of IntentWith National Signing Day two days away, who’s the #1 recruit? Quite honestly, there’s no way to determine the answer, but Monday, USA Today High School Sports decided it would be good to create a composite ranking using the four major recruiting services – 247Sports.com, ESPN, Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Defensive lineman Trent Thompson of Westover High School in Georgia was the overall #1. Thompson, who has given his verbal commitment to Georgia, was rated #1 by 247Sports.com, #2 by Scout.com, #3 by ESPN and #7 Rivals.com.

USA Today High School Sports Player Recruiting Composite Rankings

1. Trent Thompson – DL, Westover HS (Georgia)

2. Martez Ivey – OT, Apopka HS (Florida)

3. Byron Cowart – DE, Armwood HS (Florida)

4. Iman Marshall – CB, Long Beach Poly (California)

5. Derwin James – SS, Haines City HS (Florida)

Click here to see the entire USA Today High School Sports Top 50.

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.