Breaking down the latest in 2024 football recruiting, from leading
As the page officially closed on college football’s 2023 recruiting class, the 2024 cycle is gradually starting to take shape.So far, 83
employees in the 2024 ESPN Junior 300 have already offered up their commitments, including 8 in February. Those 8 players vowed to 7 various schools.We break down what has actually occurred over the past month since nationwide finalizing day and which potential customers are taking visits. Early look at top classes in 2024 ESPN launched its first class rankings for 2024
on Feb. 2, and Georgia, which ended the 2023 cycle with its seventh straight top-three class, is at the top.Editor’s Picks 1 Associated Georgia’s 9 ESPN 300 prospects blaze a trail, while Notre Dame and LSU aren’t far behind with seven and 6,
respectively.South Carolina has actually landed 5 commits, all of whom are ranked in the ESPN 300, as the Gamecocks are seventh in the class rankings.Florida, Alabama, Clemson, Florida State and Michigan each have four ESPN 300 commits hence far.Five-star cornerback picks two-time defending champs It may have been the traditional finalizing day for the 2023 class, however luxury 2024 cornerback Ellis Robinson IV’s decision to dedicate to Kirby Smart
and Georgia on Feb. 1 just strengthened a class that’s getting deep on
defense.”They informed me I’m the very best DB in the 2024 class and one of the best in the 2023 class, “Robinson told ESPN.”They valued my capability and always showed me how I suit the protective scheme. I was a concern from the start, and they were pretty consistent throughout the process.”Robinson( No. 5 total )joined ESPN 300 safeties Jaylen Heyward(No. 40)and Peyton Woodyard (No. 43), who both committed within the very same week in January, as the newest members of the Bulldogs’secondary.Auburn protects promises from set of 2024 ESPN 300 potential customers
Hugh Freeze’s very first complete recruiting class on the Plains is off to an excellent start with the commitments of four-star cornerback Jayden Lewis( No. 291 )on Feb. 1 and four-star quarterback Walker White(No. 217)on Feb. 3
. White, an item of Little Rock Christian Academy( Arkansas), is the Tigers’third ESPN 300 quarterback in the past 4 recruiting classes, joining Dematrius Davis( No. 214, 2021) and Holden Geriner (No. 190, 2022). White threw for 1,975 yards and 25 goals while churning out 837 lawns
and 16 TDs on the ground as a high school junior in 2022. Because ending up with the No. 7-ranked recruiting class in the 2020 cycle, the Tigers have completed 28th (2021), 18th (2022) and 21st (2023). Three groups that landed significant devotes
Jim Harbaugh and Michigan have landed four ESPN Junior 300 devotes going into March. By comparison, the Wolverines brought in 8 ranked recruits in the 2022 cycle and 6 in
the 2023 cycle. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Michigan: On the heels of back-to-back College Football Playoff appearances, Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines aren’t decreasing on the recruiting path. Jacob Oden (No. 153)from in-state Harper Woods High School became the first ESPN 300 security to commit to Michigan given that Keon Sabb and Zeke Berry in 2022. Harbaugh generated eight ESPN 300 potential customers in the 2022 cycle (completed eighth)and 6 in the 2023 cycle( 17th). So far, the Wolverines have 4 ESPN Jr. 300 commits. SMU: The Mustangs landed just their second top-300 prospect because ESPN started ranking players in 2006 when professional athlete Jamyri Cauley (No. 143)devoted. A product of South Oak Cliff High School( Texas), Cauley promised to SMU on Feb. 6 and is the program’s very first ESPN 300 prospect
given that quarterback Preston Stone in 2021. Landing Cauley is a big initial step for coach Rhett Lashlee, whose 2023 class ended up 65th overall. Arizona State: On the heels of emerging with 2023 ESPN 300 quarterback Jaden Rashada’s commitment, new Sun Devils coach Kenny Dillingham got a promise from North Mesquite High School (Texas )pass receiver Elijah Baesa(No. 244)on Feb. 1. After signing 3 ESPN 300 players in 2021, Arizona State had only one ESPN 300 possibility in each of its previous 2 hiring classes (Rashada in 2023 and running back Tevin White in 2022). The Sun Devils relied greatly on the transfer website under coach Herm Edwards, so Dillingham figures to improve on ASU’s recruiting efforts.Five teams to enjoy Purdue: New coach Ryan Walters isn’t losing time in attempting to acquire top-level talent to West Lafayette, Indiana. The Boilermakers prepare to host cornerback Bryce West(No. 23 general)in March, his dad, Bryce West Sr., informed ESPN.
Walters will have competition, as West Sr. added they also intend on checking out Oregon and USC later on this month. Alabama: Fresh off protecting 2023’s leading class, Nick Saban isn’t slowing down in inviting high-end prospects to come to campus. Pass receiver Ryan Wingo(No. 18), cornerback Charles Lester III(No. 25)and professional athlete Aaron Butler(No. 76)are amongst the players who will go to Tuscaloosa in March or April
. Colorado: Aaron Butler and cornerback Marcelles Williams(No. 92)are 2 players Deion Sanders and his staff have their eyes on, as both will go to Boulder this month.
Sanders, after being worked with in December from Jackson State, generated the 23rd-best class in 2023– the program’s very first top-25 class given that 2008 (No. 24 ). Ohio State: Ryan Day and the Buckeyes will host Charles Lester III for an official see in April while cornerbacks Marcelles Williams and Jordon Johnson-Rubell(No. 55)will both be on school for an unofficial go to this
month. Michigan: Jeremiah Davis, the dad of quarterback Jadyn Davis (No. 35), informed ESPN that his boy intends on visiting at some point this month
. Aaron Chiles Sr. told ESPN his kid, linebacker Aaron Chiles (No. 57), will be on school March 10. A week later, offensive guard DeAndre Carter (No. 39)is scheduled to visit, his daddy, Antoine, told ESPN. Jordon Johnson-Rubell also is expected to go to Ann Arbor in March.