NCF On The Trail: ESPN 150

ESPN 150 player rankings chat

April, 19, 2013
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The ESPN 150 and the top 15 teams in the class rankings were released on Thursday. Senior national recruiting analyst Tom Luginbill and recruiting analyst Craig Haubert will be here to answer your questions about how the list was compiled. Also joining us will be RecruitingNation writers Jared Shanker, Derek Tyson, Damon Sayles and Erik McKinney.

Things get started at 11 a.m. ET Friday, so make sure to join us in breaking down the list.

With the commitment of Derrick Green (Richmond, Va./Hermitage), Michigan has landed its highest-ranked running back since 2006. Green, the No. 5-rated running back, is the only ESPN 150 back to pick Michigan during that time frame.

He isn’t the first running back commit for the Wolverines in the 2013 class, as Deveon Smith (Warren, Ohio/Howland) and Wyatt Shallman (Novi, Mich./Detroit Catholic Central) are also committed, but Green is a huge get for a number of reasons.

Seven Ohio State commits are featured in the updated ESPN 150, while there are 11 overall in the ESPN 300.

The list is led by five-star cornerback Eli Woodard (Voorhees, N.J./Eastern) at No. 6 -- up one from the spot he held the last time the list was updated -- but it’s also becoming harder and harder to ignore running back Ezekiel Elliott (St. Louis/John Burroughs).


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