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Carolinas Top Football Recruits: N.C. & S.C. Top 25s

By Langston Wertz Jr.
lwertz@charlotteobserver.com

Here are the most sought-after high school football players in the Carolinas as selected by The Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer.

Story: Five of North Carolina's most sought-after football players are from Mecklenburg County.

N.C. TOP 25 FOOTBALL RECRUITS

Rk. Name High School Pos. Ht/Wt College
1.Marquez NorthMallard CreekWR6-3, 215Clemson, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio St, Oregon, Tennessee
2. Peter KalambayiButlerLB6-4, 240Stanford
3.Greg GilmoreHope Mills South ViewDT6-4, 285Louisiana State
4.Larenz BryantVanceLB6-1, 215South Carolina
5.Tyrone CrowderRichmond Sr.OL6-3, 340Clemson, Georgia, Ala., Auburn, Fla., Florida St., Miami, Nebraska, UNC, N.C. State, South Carolina, Stanford, Tenn.
6.T.J. LoganNo. GuilfordRB5-9, 175North Carolina
7.Brian WalkerMallard CreekDB5-11, 180North Carolina
8.Riley FergusonButlerQB6-2, 190Tennessee
9.Connor MitchRaleigh WakefieldQB6-4, 213South Carolina
10.Josh McNeilMilford Academy (N.Y.)TE6-5, 226Alabama
11.Uriah LeMayButlerWR6-3, 200Georgia
12.Jordan FieulleteauRaleigh WakefieldWR6-3, 205North Carolina
13.Carlis ParkerStatesvilleATH6-3, 177Virginia Tech
14.Khris FrancisDurham HillsideRB5-9, 195North Carolina
15.Dane RogersCrestDE6-2, 230Clemson
16.LaChaston SmithSouth IredellLB6-0, 215Virginia
17.R.J. PrinceAlbemarleOL6-8, 310North Carolina
18.Nazair JonesRoanoke RapidsDE6-5, 250North Carolina
19.B.J. BeecherConcordQB6-7, 190Duke, N.C. State
20.Lewis NealWilson HuntDE6-1, 230LSU
21.Devante CovingtonRichmond Sr.DE6-3, 215South Carolina
22.Tyquan LewisTarboroDE6-3, 225Ohio State
23.Tristan MumfordStatesvilleATH6-1, 232East Carolina
24.Matt WoganPorter RidgeK/P6-2, 195Oregon
25.Korrin WigginsDurham HillsideDB6-0, 190North Carolina


S.C. TOP 25 FOOTBALL RECRUITS

Rk. Name High School Pos. Ht/Wt College
1.Tramel TerryGoose CreekATH5-11, 193Georgia
2. Ben BoulwareT.L. HannaLB6-1, 225Clemson
3.Mike WilliamsLake MarionWR6-4, 195Clemson
4.Michael HillPendletonDT6-2, 315Ohio State
5.Jaylen MillerGaffneyDE6-2, 263Duke, Florida, Kentucky, UNC, Wake Forest, Alabama State
6.DJ ParkDillonOT6-4, 313South Carolina
7.D'Andre WilsonMyrtle BeachDB5-10, 175Marshall, N.C. State, Mississippi, Purdue
8.Jalen StevensGoose CreekLB6-2, 216Ariz St., UConn, UNC, So. Miss.
9.Jadar JohnsonOrangeburg-WilkinsonATH6-1, 189Clemson
10.Bryce KingDillonOL6-3, 293South Carolina
11.Michael JulianHilton HeadQB6-4, 190Arizona, Bowling Green, Buffalo, ECU, Indiana, Toledo
12.Akia BookerByrnesWR5-11, 185Clemson, South Carolina, Tenn.
13.Gerald TurnerGoose CreekLB6-0, 240South Carolina
14.Devaris BrunsonLake CityLB6-1, 202East Carolina
15.Harold AtkinsonCarolina Forest EducationRB6-0, 205Indiana, Minnesota, Georgia Tech, N.C. State, South Carolina
16.DJ GreenleeCentral DanielLB6-2, 205Clemson
17.Mykal MoodyConwayATH5-11, 183Kentucky, N.C. State, Mississippi
18.Marcus EdmondLower RichlandATH6-0, 165N.C. State
19.Jabo LeeDillonRB5-9, 180East Carolina
20.Mike MyersGoose CreekDT6-0, 271East Carolina
21.Taylor ChambersIrmoOT6-8, 258Wake Forest
22.Justin Bridges-ThompsonSpartanburgLB6-2, 194Undecided
23.Justin DaySouth AikenOT6-7, 290Kentucky
24.Gabe BrandnerHeathwood HallOT6-5, 250Duke
25.Alex BrownWhite KnollDT6-3, 240Navy

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