The Rivals100: Class of 2013 recruiting rankings
With National Signing Day right around the corner, the experts at Rivals.com have ranked the top 100 football recruits in the class of 2013. For the full Rivals250, click here. For a full list of commitments broken down by team, click here. For an in-depth look at the biggest risers and sliders in this year's crop, click here. For additional analysis on the top prospects, strongest classes and most important stories during the march to National Signing Day on Feb. 6, make sure to check in with SI.com and Rivals.com.
|A constant presence in opponents' backfields, Nkemdiche completed his varsity career at Grayson with 43 sacks.|
|2||Vernon Hargreaves III
|Hargreaves recorded 100 tackles, five interceptions and four forced fumbles during his senior year at Wharton.|
Fort Wayne, Ind.
|Smith had 75 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and eight sacks as a senior and led Bishop Luers to four state titles in his four-year varsity career.|
|Lawson amassed an astonishing 26 sacks and 36 tackles for loss during his standout senior season at Milton.|
|Treadwell hauled in 83 catches for 1,450 yards and 23 total touchdowns as a senior to lead Crete Monee to the state Class 6A title.|
|Bigelow registered 12 sacks in just four games this season, and he notched a sack on the first play from scrimmage during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.|
|Browne completed more than 73 percent of his passes for 4,142 yards, 45 touchdowns and just four interceptions as a senior.|
|Despite sitting out the second half of several blowouts, Green rushed for 1,350 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior.|
Our Lady of Good Counsel
|A two-way star, Fuller corralled four interceptions on defense and racked up 1,077 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns on offense.|
|Ramsey collected 614 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on one side of the ball, and 38 tackles and three picks on the other.|
|Allen recorded 100 tackles, nine sacks, six fumble recoveries and six blocked kicks en route to Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year honors as a senior.|
|Cravens did it all for Vista Murrieta as a senior: He had five rushing touchdowns, eight receiving scores, 95 tackles and three interceptions.|
|Foster notched 80 tackles, nine tackles for loss, five sacks and a forced fumble as a senior to lead Auburn to an 11-2 record.|
Lake City, Fla.
|Tunsil paved the way for an offense that averaged 37 points per game before taking part in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.|
Booker T. Washington
|Thomas battled through injuries to collect 56 tackles, eight sacks and two pick-sixes for Booker T. Washington as a senior.|
|Despite missing four games this season with a knee injury, Howard was still able to pull down 12 touchdown receptions.|
|Tyner exploded for 3,415 rushing yards and 47 touchdowns as a senior to take Aloha to the state Class 6A quarterfinals.|
|White was a three-way threat, starring on offense, defense and special teams for Green Oaks during his senior campaign.|
Delray Beach, Fla.
|Bryant finished his senior year at American Heritage with 1,447 rushing yards, 308 receiving yards and 20 total touchdowns.|
|Jones exploded for an astounding 160 tackles, 45 tackles for loss and 14 sacks to earn Under Armour All-America honors as a senior.|
|Vanderdoes dominated opposing lines en route to 72 tackles and nine sacks as a senior, leading Placer to an 11-1 record.|
|22||Leon McQuay III
|McQuay racked up 54 tackles, five interceptions, one forced fumble and one blocked field goal during his senior year.|
|A finalist for Tennessee's Mr. Football award and a U.S. Army All-American, Herron tallied 14 sacks as a senior.|
Fork Union, Va.
Fork Union Military
|Hackenberg completed 156-of-291 passes for 2,144 yards and 24 touchdowns during his senior campaign at Fork Union.|
|Adams accumulated more than 100 tackles as a senior to help Dooly County advance to the state Class A Public championship game.|
|Mitchell concluded his senior season with 190 tackles -- 17.3 per game -- in addition to four sacks and five forced fumbles.|
|Isaac rushed for more than 1,500 yards during the 2012 season, and 5,315 yards throughout his high school career.|
|Anzalone made a major two-way impact, tallying more than 100 tackles and 1,000 rushing yards as a senior.|
Virginia Beach, Va.
|In 12 games in the 2012 season, Mizzell accounted for more than 2,000 all-purpose yards and 31 touchdowns.|
Mission Viejo, Calif.
|Redfield sparked an offense that averaged nearly 52 points per game and stepped up at safety to lead Mission Viejo to an 11-2 mark.|
Belle Vernon, Pa.
Belle Vernon Area
|Johnson impressed during head-to-head competitions with Robert Nkemdiche and Carl Lawson during the Under Armour All-America circuit.|
|Bell starred on both offense and defense while leading his Ridgeland squad to the state Class 4A semifinals.|
Fort Worth, Texas
|Robinson starred at Arlington Heights before showcasing his versatility on the line during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.|
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
|Hawkins wrapped up his senior season with 53 tackles, two interceptions and two receiving touchdowns for Rancho Cucamonga.|
|A dual-threat talent, Marshall finished his senior year with 1,421 rushing yards, 765 passing yards and 25 total touchdowns.|
|Henry racked up a Florida-record 4,260 rushing yards and 55 touchdowns during his monster senior season.|
|North collected 642 rushing yards, 322 receiving yards and 25 total touchdowns before going down with a shoulder injury in October.|
Belle Glade, Fla.
|The son of former NFL Pro Bowler Fred Taylor, the Glades Day back amassed 237 carries, 2,423 rushing yards and 41 touchdowns as a senior.|
|Burrows led Trotwood-Madison to the state Division II championship game during both his junior and senior seasons.|
|Despite missing five games in the middle of the season with a knee injury, Seals-Jones still made a major impact as a receiver, quarterback, safety and return man.|
|Perkins helped lead his Lake Highlands team to an 8-3 record before playing in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.|
|Alexander collected more than 40 tackles, five interceptions, five pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a senior.|
|A U.S. Army All-American, the physical Griffin spearheaded a Terry offense that averaged 34.2 points per game in 2012.|
|Matthews recorded 80 tackles, one interception and three forced fumbles on defense, and he added 37 catches, 629 receiving yards and seven touchdowns on offense as a senior.|
|Kamara carried 303 times for 2,264 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns to lead Norcross to a state Class 6A title.|
|Foster pulled down 45 receptions for 763 yards and eight touchdowns and ran for 481 yards and 12 scores as a senior.|
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
St. Thomas Aquinas
|Though he missed time due to injury, Bosa anchored a defense that allowed fewer than 12 points per game during his senior year.|
|Ford accumulated 1,868 rushing yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior to carry Cypress Ranch to a 10-5 record.|
Don Bosco Prep
|Muhammad shined during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, finishing with two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.|
|Pocic was the centerpiece of an offensive line that helped Lemont to an 11-2 record during his senior year.|
|Rodgers anchored Eastern Christian's offensive line before showcasing his skills at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.|
Fort Valley, Ga.
|Robinson hauled in 47 passes for 957 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns during his standout senior season.|
North Little Rock, Ark.
North Little Rock
|A U.S. Army All-American, Tenpenny compiled 193 carries, 1,379 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior.|
Mission Hills, Calif.
|Mitchell served as the top target for a Mission Hills' offense that averaged more than 42 points per game in 2012.|
|An Under Armour All-America, Denson was a key cog for a Madison County team that went 12-3 and advanced to the state Class 3A championship game.|
Marcos De Niza
|Willis registered 55 tackles and two interceptions in 2012 before taking part in the Under Armour All-America Game.|
|Walker bulldozed his way to 16 sacks and 30 tackles for loss while leading Sandalwood to a 9-3 campaign.|
|A participant in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Mahon helped lead Randolph to a 7-4 mark during his senior year.|
|Teller racked up 11 sacks, 123 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles during his impressive senior effort.|
|Elmer was named the AP's Division 1-2 Player of the Year in Michigan after paving the way for a Midland attack that rushed for more than 2,000 yards.|
Muscle Shoals, Ala.
|Liner completed his senior season with 79 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, four sacks, one interception and one blocked punt.|
|Davis compiled 1,927 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns in leading Lincoln to the second round of the CIF San-Joaquin Section playoffs.|
|The elusive Bailey accounted for more than 1,000 yards of total offense and 13 touchdowns during his senior season.|
|Neal was the leader of a South Sumter defensive unit that surrendered just 11 points per game and notched three shutouts.|
|James broke his foot in the first game of the 2012 season, but he returned in time to play both ways in the state Class 5A Division I playoffs.|
|A finalist for Alabama's Mr. Football award, Stewart passed for 15 touchdowns and rushed for another 29 scores as a senior.|
|Despite sitting out four games with a knee injury, Harris still managed to compile 52 tackles and eight pass breakups during his senior year.|
Lake Charles, La.
|Smith was Barbe's top target all season, and he made four catches for 85 yards and two touchdowns in the state Class 5A championship game.|
Fort Worth, Texas
|The explosive Rhodes finished 2012 with 30 receptions for 913 yards -- a 30.43 yards-per-catch average -- and 15 touchdowns.|
|The Baltimore-area standout recorded 63 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles for Gilman as a senior.|
Harbor City, Calif.
|Williams passed for 2,886 yards and 39 touchdowns to carry Narbonne to a 14-1 mark and the City Section Division I title in 2012.|
St. Petersburg, Fla.
|Green was sidelined for most of his senior season with a shoulder injury, but he rushed for 1,171 yards and scored 16 total touchdowns as a junior.|
Los Angeles, Calif.
|Rettig completed 261-of-485 passes for 3,424 yards, 40 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 2012 while leading Cathedral to a 10-3 mark.|
|Montelus bolstered an Everett attack that averaged more than 32 points per game and won the state Division IA East title.|
West Hills, Calif.
|The dynamic Newby recorded back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing seasons and scored 105 touchdowns during his high school career.|
|A U.S. Army All-American, Quick concluded his senior season with 85 catches for 1,416 yards and 16 touchdowns.|
|Hill paved the way for a Huntsville team that went 7-5 in 2012 and reached the second round of the state Class 6A playoffs.|
Camp Hill, Pa.
|Breneman missed his entire senior season with a knee injury, but he racked up 1,120 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior.|
|Jones wrapped up his senior year with 287 carries, 1,854 yards and 18 touchdowns despite missing limited time due to injury.|
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
|A two-way player, Goodman collected 59 tackles in addition to rushing for nine touchdowns for Rancho Cucamonga as a senior.|
De La Salle
|Morris completed 62-of-113 passing attempts for 738 yards and six touchdowns in six games for De La Salle in 2012.|
|Kugler served as the driving force behind a North Allegheny offense that averaged nearly 42 points per game and finished 16-0 this season.|
|A defensive standout at Manchester, Fisher impressed scouts and coaches during this year's Under Armour All-America Game.|
St. Louis, Mo.
John Burroughs School
|Elliott tallied more than 1,700 rushing yards and 37 touchdowns while leading John Burroughs to a 13-2 mark as a senior.|
Moreno Valley, Calif.
|Stringfellow was one of the primary playmakers on a Rancho Verde offense that averaged 35 points per game in 2012.|
|Conner registered 69 tackles, three interceptions and 17 passes defended in leading South Panola to a 13-2 record and state Class 6A title.|
|Logan completed his senior season with 293 carries, 3,147 rushing yards, 350 receiving yards and 55 total touchdowns.|
|The ultra-athletic Ngakoue spearheaded a Friendship Collegiate defense that allowed just 14 points per game in 2012.|
|Apple amassed more than 20 pass breakups as a senior while helping Eastern advance to the second round of the state South Group 5 playoffs.|
|A U.S. Army All-American, Lisle was the anchor of Centerville's offensive line during its 6-4 campaign this season.|
|Davis emerged as one of the top linebacking recruits in the nation before suffering a season-ending knee injury as a senior.|
|Beckwith helped guide East Feliciana to a 9-4 record before taking part in the Under Armour All-America Game.|
|Johnson was named Alabama's Mr. Football after passing for 3,193 yards, rushing for 705 yards and accounting for 40 total touchdowns as a senior.|
De La Salle
|Hutchings piled up 113 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and three interceptions for a De La Salle team that went undefeated in 2012.|
|Stevens reeled in 29 catches for 516 receiving yards and seven touchdowns during his senior season at Evans.|
|The versatile Manning shined at both defensive tackle and defensive end during Kimball's 9-3 campaign this season.|
|Kalambayi compiled 97 tackles, six sacks, three forced fumbles and an interception during Butler's 15-0 march to the state Class 4AA title.|
|A two-way star, Davis had 23 tackles, three interceptions and a fumble recovery on defense in addition to 295 rushing yards and two touchdowns on offense.|
Las Vegas, Nev.
|A veteran four-year starter, Solomon connected on 153-of-225 attempts for 2,849 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior.|
|100|| Dontre Wilson
|Wilson broke out for 1,895 rushing yards and 48 total touchdowns in 2012 as DeSoto advanced to the state Class 5A Division I championship game.|