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2007 Prospect Ranking outside linebackers 2007

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Chris GalippoLB
Anaheim, CAServite

Could also play defensive end because of his strength and size.

#2Kendall SmithLB
Bushnell, FLSouth Sumter

Fast-rising recruit that is heading to FSU.

6'1"207Florida St.
#3Austin BoxLB
Enid, OKEnid

Makes plays all over the field.

#4Keenan RobinsonLB
Plano, TXPlano East

Robinson is efficient but also a big-hitter on defense.

#5Scotty CooperLB
Lake City, SCLake City

Great speed and plays well in space.

#6Lorenzo EdwardsLB
Orlando, FLEdgewater

A nice fit at LB for Gators.

#7Apaiata TuihalamakaLB
Gardena, CASerra

Missed senior season, but still an elite national recruit.

#8Brandon HicksLB
Jacksonville, FLForrest

Length, speed and a playmaker.

#9Akeem AyersLB
Los Angeles, CAVerbum Dei

Dominated after early season injury.

#10Jermale HinesLB
Cleveland, OHGlenville Academic Campus

The top player for always- loaded Glenville.

6'2"205Ohio St.
#11Manny AbreuLB
Union City, NJUnion City

Hard-hitting Jersey 'backer with tall frame.

#12J'Courtney WilliamsLB
Christchurch, VAChristchurch School

Could play safety or linebacker in college

#13Terrance PritchettLB
Sacramento, CAGrant

The top player in Sacramento.

#14Chris WalkerLB
Memphis, TNChristian Brothers

A bit raw, but a big-time athlete with major upside.

#15Andrew DaileyLB
Massillon, OHWashington

Smart, physical and is always around ball.

6'2"209Penn St.
#16Nathan StuparLB
State College, PAState College

Great football instincts and IQ.

6'2"220Penn St.
#17Brian RolleLB
Immokalee, FLImmokalee

Not the tallest, but can flat-out run and hit.

5'10"202Ohio St.
#18Blake LawrenceLB
Overland Park, KSShawnee Mission West

The top player in Kansas.

#19Jermaine LoveLB
Garland, TXNorth Garland

Love is a violent hitter that could be a hybrid linebacker-safety combo.

#20Travis LewisLB
San Antonio, TXSan Antonio Lee

Originally listed at safety, but will be a force at OLB in college.

#21Melvin IngramLB
Hamlet, NCRichmond County

Gets overlooked in Carolina.

6'2"224South Carolina
#22Eltoro FreemanLB
Alexander City, ALBenjamin Russell

A tackling machine.

#23Carlton JohnsonLB
Lynn Haven, FLMosley

Biggest hitter on the Florida Panhandle.

#24Will ThompsonLB
Jersey City, NJSt. Peter's Prep

Led team to 12-0 season as a junior.

6'1"230Boston Coll.
#25Brandon HerronLB
Sugar Land, TXDulles

The total package who was a utility type defensive end and linebacker for Dulles.

#26Austin StaffordLB
Hayward, CAHayward

Amazing Palo Alto NIKE camp put him on national map

#27Broderick BinnsLB
St. Paul, MNCretin-Derham Hall

The next superstar from Cretin-Derham Hall.

#28Stanley HunterLB
Duncan, SCByrnes

Should have no problem transitioning to linebacker in college.

#29Tyler NielsenLB
Humboldt, IA

Head-hunter at linebacker that could spin down to DE with his frame.

#30John JonesLB
Sarasota, FLBooker

Big-time athlete could play linebacker, defensive end or wide receiver.

#31Hunter OvensLB
Sarasota, FLCardinal Mooney

Big-time athlete flies around on defense.

6'2"220Virginia Tech
#32Robert MullinsLB
Los Angeles, CADorsey

When he’s 100 percent, not many better pass rushers in the West

#33Brandon LindseyLB
Aliquippa, PAAliquippa

As a junior was named first team all-conference on both sides of the ball and was named to the all-WPIAL Class AA team.

#34Greg JonesLB
Cincinnati, OHMoeller

Blew up at the Herbstreit Classic in Cincinnati.

6'0"210Michigan St.
#35LeBron DanielLB
Cleveland, OHGlenville Academic Campus

The Ted Ginn Tour allowed proved to coaches he's one of Ohio's elite players

#36Romale TuckerLB
New Berlin, NYMilford Academy

One of the top players in DC.

#37Savion FrazierLB
Woodbridge, VAGar-Field

Another good defensive get for the Vols.

#38Maurice HarrisLB
Homestead, FLHomestead

Some say he could have more upside than any other at Homestead.

6'0"189Florida St.
#39Marshall WilliamsLB
Decatur, GASouthwest Dekalb

Fast outside linebacker prospect.

#40Luke LambertLB
Brookfield, MO

Committed to Missouri last January.

#41Aaron NagelLB
Lemont, IL

A player/prospect in the vein of Tommy Zbikowski.

6'1"215Notre Dame
#42Dan WilliamsLB
Cambridge, MABelmont Hill

As a junior, Williams earned all-league and all-New England honors.

6'3"228Boston Coll.
#43Aaron TaliaferroLB
Gloucester, VAGloucester

Named first team all-district, all-region and defensive MVP as a junior.

#44Alonzo WinfieldLB
Winston-Salem, NCCarver

Will play safety in college.

6'0"200South Carolina
#45Ben PoolerLB
Morristown, NJLawrenceville Prep

Named all-state prep and honorable mention Trenton Times all-prep as a junior.

#46Joe LefegedLB
Germantown, MDNorthwest

Transferred to Good Counsel and became an instant standout.

#47Brandon WallsLB
Irving, TXIrving

Honorable mention all-district member has big time speed off the edge.

6'0"205Kansas St.
#48Freddy BurtonLB
Morrilton, ARMorrilton

Another impressive in-state get for Arkansas.

#49Charles WhiteLB
Blythewood, SCBlythewood

Strong work ethic and good all-around athlete.

#50Dominique BuchananLB
Gilmer, TX

Another talented Texan for the Baylor Bears.

#51Albert CraddockLB
High Point, NCSouthwest Guilford

Selected to all-county and all-conference teams as a junior.

6'2"200N. Carolina
#52K.J. WrightLB
Olive Branch, MS

Will be a star at State.

6'3"210Mississippi St.
#53Lawrence YoungLB
Pensacola, FLWoodham

Another hard-hitting, fast linebacker from the Panhandle.

#54Kevin RohlederLB
Wichita, KSBishop Carroll

Having a monster season and is heading to K-State.

6'1"205Kansas St.
#55Toronto SmithLB
Tallahassee, FLRickards

Should carry on the great defensive tradition from his school.

#56Nate VaiomoungaLB
Corona, CACorona

Another Polynesian superstar

#57Vince HarrisLB
Cincinnati, OHLa Salle

West Virginia is getting a great one.

6'2"210West Virginia
#58Kenny AlexanderLB
McKinney, TXMcKinney North

Alexander is a fast, speedy linebacker who plays well in space.

6'1"215Oklahoma St.
#59Erique RobertsonLB
Maple Heights, OHMaple Heights

Simply blown up as a senior.

#60Chris CarterLB
Fontana, CAKaiser

Always around the football as his 89 tackles as a junior proves

6'0"205Fresno St.
#61Brandon HannaLB
Coeur d'Alene, IDLake City

Proved he's worthy of three stars as a senior.

#62Chris FrancisLB
Cedar Hill, TXCedar Hill

A team leader for the state champions.

#63Barquell RiversLB
Wadesboro, NCAnson

Earned all-state honors as a junior and was also named the defensive MVP of his conference.

5'11"208Virginia Tech
#64Chad BattlesLB
Newport News, VAHeritage

Syracuse commit has the tools to help early.

#65Brandon ThigpenLB
Moreno Valley, CARancho Verde

One of the top players in the Inland Empire.

#66Marcus RichardsonLB
Seguin, TXSeguin

Cowboys added another good LB with Richardson.

5'10"199Oklahoma St.
#67Lindell StevensonLB
Bennettsville, SCMarlboro County

Another very good player from South Carolina.

#68Mason FosterLB
Monterey, CASeaside

Huskies are getting a good one.

#69Fabian BrownLB
Des Moines, IARoosevelt

70-plus tackles as a senior.

6'3"230Iowa St.
#70Terrell TurnerLB
Los Angeles, CACrenshaw

Sleeper from one of the top programs in LA.

6'3"225Oregon outside linebackers 2007

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