1. Elijah Hood, Charlotte Catholic, 5-11, 221, RB: Ran for 3,309 yards and 48 TDs in 2012. Was 2012 All-Observer Offensive Player of the Year. Committed to Notre Dame.
2. Kentavius Street, Greenville Rose, 6-2, 265, DE: Had 93 tackles, 19 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks last season. Has multiple ACC, SEC, Big 10 offers, plus Notre Dame.
3. Will Grier, Davidson Day, 6-3, 181, QB: Grier threw for nearly 900 yards in one game last season, finishing with an N.C.-record 69 touchdowns and 5,785 yards. Also ran for 813 yards and eight scores. Committed to Florida.
4. Lorenzo Featherston, Greensboro Page, 6-7, 202, DE: All-conference star had 64 tackles, including 24 for a loss and 14 sacks last season. Offers from Clemson, Michigan, North Carolina, N.C. State, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
5. Derrell Scott, Havelock, 5-11, 184, RB: Ran 181 times for 1,742 yards and 35 TDs last season. Offers from ACC, SEC, Big 10 schools and East Carolina.
6. Bentley Spain, Providence, 6-6, 292, OT: Committed to UNC. Missed most of his junior season with a knee injury. Chose Tar Heels over Florida, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Penn State and South Carolina.
7. Jeb Blazevich, Charlotte Christian, 6-5, 233, TE: Preseason All-American committed to Georgia, made 2012 All-Observer first team.
8. Trevion Thompson, Durham Hillside, 6-2, 188, WR: Caught 42 passes for 735 yards and five TDs. Offers from ACC and SEC schools and Purdue, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech.
9. Lamont Gaillard, Fayetteville Pine Forest, 6-4, 300, OT/DT: Had 100 tackles and four sacks last season. Committed to Georgia.
10. Donte Thomas-Williams, Durham Hillside, 6-0, 217, RB: Ran for 750 yards and six touchdowns in 2012. Has multiple Big East, Big Ten, ACC and SEC offers.
11. DeAndre Thompkins, Swansboro, 5-11, 176, ATH: Ran 175 times for 1,359 yards, 10 TDS in 2012; had 42 tackles on defense and returned five kicks for scores. Committed to Penn State.
12. William Richardson, Burlington Cummings, 6-5, 339, OL: Preseason all-state pick and 2012 all-conference selection committed to Virginia last May.
13. Jalan McClendon, West Mecklenburg, 6-4, 195, QB: N.C. State recruit threw for 1,400 yards, 11 TDs and led Hawks to one of the best seasons in school history
14. Robert Dinkins, Olympic, 6-2, 229, DE: All-conference star has committed to North Carolina. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds.
15. Chris Register, Greensboro Dudley, 6-3, 230, OLB: Committed to Clemson in May, runs a 4.6-second 40.
16. Braxton Berrios, Raleigh Leesville Road, 5-9, 181, WR: ACC, Big Ten, SEC recruit ran 155 times for 1,139 yards and 22 TDs. Had 766 receiving yards and 10 TDs.
17. Harold Landry, Fayetteville Pine Forest, 6-3, 230, TE/DE: Boston College recruit had 92 tackles and eight sacks last season.
18. Trip McNeill, Davie County, 6-5, 290, OL: Duke recruit was 2012 Associated Press all-state selection.
19. Kalen McCain, Durham Hillside, 6-1, 176, DB: All-conference star committed to N.C. State.
20. Cayson Collins, Berry, 6-1, 210, LB: North Carolina recruit is one of 10 starters back for the Cardinals.
21. Johnathan Lloyd, Southern Alamance, 6-0, 175, ATH: Passed for 1,440 yards and 14 TDs; ran for 1,219 yards and 19 TDs last season. Committed to Duke.
22. Jaylan Barbour, Monroe, 5-10, 164, WR: Wake Forest recruit missed several games in 2012 with an ankle injury; finished with 42 catches for 522 yards and four TDs.
23. Isaac Stewart, Butler, 6-1, 230, LB: Louisville commit is one of four returning defensive starters for 2012 N.C. 4AA champion.
24. Maurice Trowell, Southern Durham, 5-11, 173, WR: N.C. State recruit caught 48 passes last season for 931 yards, 11 TDs.
25. Germaine Pratt, High Point Central, 6-3, 200: 92 tackles, four intercptions and six pass breakups in 2012. N.C. State recruit .
10 Underclassmen to watch: Lee Autry, Albemarle, 6-3, 280, OL/DL, Jr.; Elijah Deveaux, Charlotte Christian, 6-1, 180, RB/WR, So.; Bryce Love, Wake Forest-Rolesville, 5-9, 160, RB, Jr.; Brian Manuel, Kinston, 6-4, 295, DL/OL, So.; Anthony Ratliff, Butler, 6-2, 185, Jr., QB; Dominique Roseboro, Crest, 6-1, 180, DB/RB, Jr; Darian Roseboro, Lincolnton, 6-4, 250, DL, Jr.; Carl Tucker, Hough, 6-1, 210, WR, Jr; Shy Tuttle, North Davidson, 6-3, 290, DL, Jr.; Mason Veal, Ardrey Kell, 6-5, 288, OL, Jr.;
1. Donell Stanley, Latta, 6-5, 320, OL: Stanley received offer from Clemson in June 2011. Others include Alabama, Florida State and other ACC and SEC schools, plus ECU and Ohio State.
2. Christian Miller, Columbia Spring Valley, 6-4, 212, LB: Committed to Florida in February. Had 121 tackles with 21 for a loss and 14 sacks in 2012.
3. Shaq Davidson, Gaffney, 6-0, 170, WR: Committed to South Carolina. Led his team to a S.C. state championship in 2012.
4. Dexter Wideman, Saluda, 6-4, 275, DT: Committed to Florida State. Had 14.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks last season.
5. Jacob Park, Goose Creek, 6-4, 210, QB: Picked Georgia over Alabama. Participated in ESPNs prestigious Elite 11 QB camp.
6. Mason Rudolph, Rock Hill Northwestern, 6-4, 212, QB: Committed to Oklahoma State after throwing for 4,000 yards as a junior.
7. Kevin Crosby, Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 6-1, 240, TE: South Carolina recruit had more than 50 offers. He caught 36 passes for 786 yards and 14 TDs as a junior. On defense, had 67 tackles, eight sacks and three interceptions.
8. Jaelon Oglesby, Central Daniel, 5-11, 175, RB: Clemson commit will play in 2014 Offense-Defense All-America Bowl in Orlando, Fla. In 2012, Oglesby ran for 2,472 yards and 33 touchdowns.
9. Cannon Smith, Columbia Hammond, 6-5, 235, TE: Son of former Clemson DL and current board of trustee member Bill Smith. Will play at his fathers alma mater. In 2012, Smith had 20 catches for 394 yards and four scores.
10. Poona Ford, Hilton Head, 6-0, 285, DT: Louisville recruit ran up 154 tackles and 10 sacks in 2012. He had 44 tackles for loss.
11. Nolan Kelleher, Mount Pleasant, 6-5, 310, OG: Florida recruit picked the Gators over Clemson, Florida State, Georgia and Kentucky, among others.
12. Darin Smalls, Summerville, 5-11, 205, S: South Carolina commit had 58 tackles, five interceptions and three returns for a touchdown in 2012.
13. C.J. Fuller, Easley, 5-10, 204, RB: Runs 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds. Can also play DB. Rushed for 2,088 yards in 2012, averaging 10.1 yards per carry.
14. Blake Bone, Woodruff, 6-4, 180, WR: List top four schools as South Carolina, Louisville, Kentucky and Mississippi. Has 4.4-second speed in 40. Caught 64 passes for 1,144 yards and 14 TDs as a junior.
15. Kendall Joseph, Belton-Honea Path, 6-0, 227, LB: Clemson commit chose the Tigers over Kentucky, Georgia Tech and Louisville, among others.
16. Zeek Rodney, Rock Hill South Pointe, 6-0, 255, DT: Defensive player of year in the state by at least one publication in 2012, when he had 133 tackles, 27 sacks and 26 tackles for loss. Offers from Appalachian State, Boston College, S.C. State.
17. Taylor Hearn, Williston-Elko, 6-4, 305, OG: Clemson commit was leader on the line for an 8-3 team that lost in the first round of the S.C. 1A Division I playoffs last season.
18. Joe Blue, Dillon, 6-0, 235, LB: South Carolina recruit was the Gamecocks first 2014 commitments. He could also play running back.
19. Kalan Ritchie, Goose Creek, 6-6, 226, TE: South Carolina recruit chose Gamecocks over Clemson and N.C. State.
20. Malik Young, Piedmont Woodmont, 6-3, 286, OG: South Carolina recruit wants to major in international business.
21. Naquez Pringle, Hemingway Carvers Bay, 6-2, 313, DT: Holds offers from Clemson and South Carolina.
22. Corey Seargent, Rock Hill Northwestern, 6-0, 180, DB: Three-year starter has offers from Appalachian State, Charlotte, East Carolina, Kansas State and Nebraska.
23. Aggadoria Bowers, Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 6-4, 183, WR: Key part of an offense that averaged more than 30 points per game.
24. T.J. Foster, Union County, 6-2, 175, WR: Louisville commit had 29 catches for 590 yards and four touchdowns last season.
25. Caleb Kinlaw, Goose Creek, 5-11, 184, RB: Committed to Georgia Tech, Kinlaw is cousin of former Tech QB and Heisman runner-up Joe Hamilton. Has 3.7 GPA.
10 Underclassmen to watch: Zack Bailey, Summerville, 6-5, 295, OL, Jr; Shameik Blackshear, Bluffton, 6-4, 235, Jr, DE (South Carolina commit); Kelly Bryant, Piedmont Wren, 6-4, 190, QB, Jr.; Kaleb Chalmers, Greenwood, 5-11, 170, DB, Jr; Rasool Clemons, South Aiken, 6-5, 190, DE, Jr; Lasammy Davis, Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 6-3, 180, DE; T.J. Haney, Gaffney, 6-6, 315, OL, Jr; Albert Huggins, Orangeburg Wilkinson, 6-3, 280, Jr, DE; Deriante Jenkins, Lake Marion, 6-4, 160, QB/DB, Jr; Tevin Richardson, Duncan Byrnes, 6-4, 200, WR, Jr;
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