The Class of 2017 is filled with hundreds of prep football prospects with star potential, but these next ten players are the best of a deep/talented bunch. Here's our list of The 10 5-Star Players In The 2017 Class Every Football Program Wants To Sign.
10. CB Darnay Holmes (California)
Holmes doesn't have great size, but he's got a fantastic motor and great ball skills. He can play on offense, defense, or special teams. However, his real calling appears to be working as a cover corner.
9. OT Austin Jackson (Arizona)
Jackson is far from polished, but he has all of the physical tools to be an elite offensive tackle. The sky's the limit for him if he finds the right coach to help evolve his athleticism into skill.
8. OT Calvin Ashley (Florida)
Ashley's got the physical tools to be a #1 overall talent, but his injury-laden junior year makes him a question mark. However, he's built like an A-plus tackle and simply dominates when he stays on the field.
7. WR Tee Higgins (Tennessee)
Higgins has tremendous size at 6-foot-5, using basketball size and a great vertical to outman smaller cornerbacks for jumpballs. He also has the speed to turn on a dime, turning an ordinary catch into a home-run touchdown play.
6. WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (Michigan)
Our pick for the best pure athlete in the class, Peoples-Jones can do anything teams ask of him from a skill-position standpoint. However, his real bread and butter is at receiver. Peoples-Jones is developing the patience and route awareness that college WRs need to gain and maintain elite status.
5. OT Foster Sarell (Washington)
Sarell is an offensive tackle built for future NFL Sundays. Measuring in at 6'7" and possessing major burst and push off the snap, Sarell is currently favored to stay in state at Washington.
4. SDE AJ Epenesa (Illinois)
Epenesa is long, strong and disruptive on the edge. He can be shifted up and down the line, and he'll only pick up speed and explosiveness with both repeated reps and work in the weight room.
3. OT Josh Myers (Ohio)
Myers is close to 6'6" and already weighs in excess of 300 pounds. However, the real draw here is his athleticism. Myers ran a 5.1 40-yard dash and has an impressive vertical. He's also pitbull tough and a beast in the trenches. Currently committed to Ohio State, Myers is the complete O-tackle package.
2. OLB Dylan Moses (Florida)
Moses is an elite three-tool linebacker who excels as a pass rusher, coverage addition and run stopper. Formerly committed to LSU, Moses will have a litany of top programs knocking at his door.
1. RB Najee Harris (California)
Harris is already drawing comparisons to 2015 Heisman winner Derrick Henry, both due to running style and production. Already committed to Alabama, Harris averaged 220 yards rushing per game as a junior and topped the 360-yard mark three times.