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2012 Prospect Ranking

UGASports 2012 Post-Spring Top 75 in Georgia

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Jonathan TaylorDT
Millen, GAJenkins County

Dominating inside presence with immense strength and outstanding agility for a big man.

4 stars6'4"315Georgia
#2Jordan JenkinsDE
Hamilton, GAHarris County

Has added 20 pounds of muscle since last year. One of the top pass rushers in the entire country.

4 stars6'3"245Georgia
#3Geno SmithDB
Atlanta, GASt Pius X School

Pure cover corner with elite instincts with the ability to play on an island. A fearless competitor.

4 stars5'11"180Alabama
#4Josh Harvey-ClemonsATH
Valdosta, GALowndes

Versatile athlete could be a mismatch at receiver or an outstanding outside linebacker. Either way, sky is the limit.

5 stars6'5"208Georgia
#5Ricky ParksTE
Hogansville, GACallaway

Showed he is one of the elite tight ends in the country in just a few plays at the Rising Seniors Junior Bowl.

4 stars6'3"230Auburn
#6JaQuay WilliamsWR
Tyrone, GASandy Creek

Whether on film or in loaded camps, no one in Georgia has shown the ability to stop this big wideout yet. Outstanding leaper.

4 stars6'3"204Auburn
#7Ukeme EligweLB
Stone Mountain, GAStone Mountain

Eligwe has the instincts to get to the ball quickly and is a solid tackler on film. Rare ability to cover backs and tight ends makes him special.

4 stars6'3"210Florida St.
#8Dalvin TomlinsonDT
McDonough, GAHenry County

Two time state wrestling champion knows how to use both his hands and explosiveness to get to the quarterback.

4 stars6'2"270Alabama
#9Jordan WatkinsDT
College Park, GAWoodward Academy

His high motor and intriguing size/speed combo make it easy to see why almost half of the country have offered.

4 stars6'5"265Stanford
#10Raphael KirbyLB
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Kirby is a physical presence in the middle, with little to no body fat and the ability to play sideline to sideline.

4 stars6'0"208Miami (FL)
#11Dillon LeeLB
Buford, GABuford

Tall linebacker who has impressive speed and is a big time playmaker on both sides of the ball for Buford.

4 stars6'4"220Alabama
#12Mike DavisRB
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Early frontrunner for top running back in the state, Davis is a solid all around player with good size, agility and hands.

4 stars5'10"200South Carolina
#13Leonard FloydDE
Eastman, GADodge County

Tall and rangy pass rusher similar to 2010 Florida signee Neiron Ball, but slightly taller.

4 stars6'4"215Georgia
#14Kenyan DrakeRB
Powder Springs, GAHillgrove

Great size and soft hands mean Drake could play running back, wide receiver, cornerback or safety at a high level.

4 stars6'1"195Alabama
#15C.J. CurryWR
Flowery Branch, GAFlowery Branch

May be the hardest working prospect in the state. Big physical target who has gotten faster since last year.

4 stars6'2"210Oklahoma St.
#16Joshua HolseyDB
Fairburn, GACreekside

Big time playmaker with blazing speed and 18 interceptions in high school already. Stronger than his size would have you believe.

4 stars5'9"171Auburn
#17Jarontay JonesDE
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Great edge rusher with long arms that gives you great effort on each play. Improving versus the run.

3 stars6'2"240Virginia Tech
#18Deion BonnerDB
Columbus, GACarver

Big defensive back could play cornerback in some schemes, but most likely will grow into a safety at the next level.

4 stars5'11"185Tennessee
#19Quinteze WilliamsDE
Tyrone, GASandy Creek

His size and long arms still make him intriguing as an OL, but Williams is athletic enough to play SDE and slide inside on passing downs.

3 stars6'4"295Florida
#20Jason CroomWR
Norcross, GANorcross

Croom has the potential to vault up this list. His size/speed make him almost unstoppable one on one. Another outstanding leaper.

4 stars6'5"212Tennessee
#21Joe HarrisOL
Lithonia, GALithonia

The top offensive lineman in Georgia, Harris has improved his body since last year. Uses long arms and quick feet to keep defensive linemen at bay.

4 stars6'4"320South Carolina
#22Chaz ElderDB
College Park, GABanneker

Elder has oustanding range and uses hands and body well when the ball is in the air. Will remind some of former Sandy Creek safety Isaiah Johnson.

4 stars6'2"180South Carolina
#23Vadal AlexanderOL
Buford, GABuford

Alexnder is a mauler in the run game, but his size also makes it very difficult for pass rushers get to the quarterback.

4 stars6'6"310LSU
#24Dakota BallDT
Lindale, GAPepperell

A passionate interior lineman who has a very strong powerbase. Could play DT or OG in college.

3 stars6'2"292Alabama
#25Josh DawsonDE
Tucker, GATucker

Had 16 sacks last year, and could play DE, OLB or TE at next level. Built similar to form Burke County standout Cornelius Washington.

4 stars6'4"225Georgia
#26Greyson LambertQB
Jesup, GAWayne County

The top quarterback in Georgia, Lambert has all of the tools (size, arm, poise) needed to be productive at the next level.

3 stars6'5"195Virginia
#27Brandon GreeneOL
Ellenwood, GACedar Grove

Good size, very quick feet, and long arms give Greene potential to play inside or out on the offensive line.

4 stars6'6"280Alabama
#28JaFar MannDT
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Another high motor interior lineman with the ability to play on either side of the ball.

3 stars6'4"275Florida
#29Kurt FreitagTE
Buford, GABuford

A devastating in line blocker with very reliable hands.

3 stars6'3"245Alabama
#30D.J. WhiteDB
McDonough, GAUnion Grove

Great size and effort. Nike Camp DB Mvp.

3 stars5'10"180Georgia Tech
#31Justin TaylorRB
Atlanta, GANorth Atlanta

Powerful runner inside the tackles, he should have no problem picking up the blitz either.

3 stars5'10"205Kentucky
#32Jonathan JonesDB
Carrollton, GACarrollton

One of the top hurdlers in the nation, this track star is also an oustanding cover corner.

3 stars5'10"165Auburn
#33Ty SmithTE
Moultrie, GAColquitt County

Excels at catching passes across the middle, and does a nice job blocking when lined up inside. Still growing at 228.

3 stars6'3"228Georgia
#34John AtkinsDT
Thomson, GAThomson

Emerging talent could play DT or OG, but his size/athleticism along could cause Atkins to skyrocket up this list.

3 stars6'4"300Georgia
#35Kenderius WhiteheadDE
Lithonia, GAMartin Luther King

Will likely start out as a pass rushing outside linebacker in college.

3 stars6'5"210N.C. State
#36Larry JeffersonDE
College Park, GABanneker

Outstanding frame to add weight, and should make a top notch athlete at TE or possibly a pass rush specialist,

3 stars6'5"218Louisville
#37Quayvon HicksRB
Blackshear, GAPierce County

Could have the top motor in the state, this tweener could play defensive end or fullback in college.

3 stars6'2"245Georgia
#38Nick TompkinsRB
Snellville, GABrookwood

Along with Croom and Atkins, Tompkins' stock has skyrocketed in the last two months. Very quick scatback who could play also CB at next level.

3 stars5'10"185Michigan St.
#39Darreon HerringLB
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Herring is very physical for his size, and can run with the best of them.

3 stars6'2"217Vanderbilt
#40Davion TookesDB
Fairburn, GACreekside

One of the more unheralded speedsters in Georgia, Tooks has received double digit offers since committing in February.

3 stars5'10"179Virginia Tech
#41Artimas SamuelWR
Columbus, GACarver

Solid WR/TE hybrid who caught 11 touchdown passes last year.

3 stars6'2"205Mississippi St.
#42Jacob SealandLB
Tucker, GATucker

Strong instincts and physicality that Tucker inside linebackers are known for.

3 stars6'2"216Vanderbilt
#43Sheldon RankinsDE
Covington, GAEastside

Uses hands well and has good growth potential at a scarce position.

3 stars6'3"260Louisville
#44James DeloachDE
Millen, GAJenkins County

Injury kept him off the field for most of last year, but Deloach could play ILB, OLB, DE, FB or TE at the next level.

3 stars6'3"260Georgia
#45Pat GambleDT
Carrollton, GACentral

Interior lineman who shows a high level of agility for his size.

3 stars6'5"275Georgia Tech
#46Imani CrossRB
Gainesville, GANorth Hall

Another power back, Cross has an amazing physique. Could grow into a linebacker in college.

3 stars6'1"220Nebraska
#47Kyle FleetwoodDB
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Rangy defensive back who quietly emerged with double digit offers.

3 stars5'11"200South Carolina
#48Rico McWilliamsDB
Hampton, GALovejoy

Tall corner who likes to jame wideouts at the line of scriage.

3 stars6'0"170South Carolina
#49Stephen WeatherlyLB
Snellville, GAShiloh

Could play outside linebacker or possibly even wide receiver after running a 4.47 forty recently.

3 stars6'6"215Vanderbilt
#50Steve McKenzieOL
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Powerful upper body give McKenzie the ability to win most battles at the line of scrimmage inside.

3 stars6'1"306South Alabama
#51T.J. HollomanLB
Atlanta, GASt Pius X School

Built really well, shows good instincts and can lay the wood.

3 stars6'2"215South Carolina
#52Keithon ReddingWR
Decatur, GAColumbia

Good intermediate route runner who does a nice job finding creases in the secondary.

3 stars6'0"190Southern Miss
#53Ray Buchanan Jr.DB
Suwanee, GAPeachtree Ridge

Great instincts in the

3 stars5'11"178Arkansas
#54Joshua ParrisTE
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Another hybrid wide receiver/tight end who should help rejuvenate the Jaguars' offense.

3 stars6'3"242Syracuse
#55Kenno LoyalRB
Decatur, GAColumbia

Powerful inside runner who has soft hand and is big enough to play fullback as well.

3 stars5'10"234Mississippi
#56Jhaustin ThomasDE
Decatur, GAColumbia

Basketball standout who is still growing into his fame

3 stars6'5"230South Carolina
#57Darius EnglishDE
Powder Springs, GAMcEachern

One of the better pass rushers in Georgis.

3 stars6'6"210South Carolina
#58Chris MoodyATH
McDonough, GAHenry County

Quarterback who is athletic enough to play a number of positions in college.

3 stars6'0"197South Carolina
#59Justin KingATH
Dunwoody, GADunwoody

Another multi positional prospect who may be best suited as a linebacker who excels in coverage.

3 stars6'3"215Tennessee
#60Fred TillerATH
Homerville, GAClinch County

Safety/wide receiver who had nine touchdown catches and five interceptions last year.

3 stars6'1"178Kentucky
#61Carlos HoodDT
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Strongside defensive end/defensive tackle tweener gets a good push at the LOS.

3 stars6'4"275South Carolina
#62Zach JacksonDB
Snellville, GABrookwood

Great instincts and speed give Jackson the ability to play anywhere in the secondary.

3 stars6'0"185TCU
#63Mike HiltonATH
Tyrone, GASandy Creek

Playmaker who excels with the ball in his hands.

3 stars5'9"175Mississippi
#64Paris HeadDB
Buford, GABuford

Could become one of the better cornerbacks in the southeast. Schools are always looking for tall defensive backs like Head.

3 stars6'1"170Vanderbilt
#65Kofi AmichiaOL
Powder Springs, GAMcEachern

Plays bigger than listed, but can still hold her own against ;larger offensive linemen.

3 stars6'4"255South Florida
#66Shadrach ThorntonRB
Hinesville, GALiberty County

Great size make him another versatile athlete who could do a number of things in college.

3 stars6'1"207N.C. State
#67Damon SprouseOL
Decatur, GASouthwest Dekalb

One of the pleasant surprises of the VTOSports Georgia Elite100 cmp, Sprouse is not afraid to mix it up inside.

3 stars6'4"277list
#68Junior GnonkondeDE
Lakeland, GALanier County

Looked very impressive in Rising Senior practice.

3 stars6'5"225N. Carolina
#69Jacob SoutherlandOL
Mableton, GAWhitefield Academy

Tactician who uses great technique while he continues to get stronger.

3 stars6'4"264list
#70Nicholas GibbonsOL
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Shows good size, bust still has room to grow.

3 stars6'4"295Ohio
#71Josh ManleyDE
Alpharetta, GAMilton

Quick pursuit and a frame that could easily grow into a 275 pound strongside defensive end.

3 stars6'3"245Syracuse
#72Jonathan WilliamsWR
Atlanta, GAMays

Height and long arms make Williams a nice downfield target.

3 stars6'4"170Wake Forest
#73Chase RobertsOL
Norcross, GAGreater Atlanta Christian

Powerful run blocker who does a good job driving his man to the second level.

3 stars6'3"285Georgia Tech
#74Will GardnerQB
Douglas, GACoffee County

Has great size, mobility and can make all of the throws.

3 stars6'5"190Louisville
#75T.J. GurleyDB
Cairo, GACairo

Impressed many with his physical and aggressive approach at the Rising Seniors Junior Bowl.

3 stars5'10"180South Carolina