TOP QB RECRUIT RANKINGS
Top QB recruit rankings at College Football Today features around 100 top QB's in the 2021, 2022 & 2023 football recruiting classes. Given there are 130 FBS, 125 FCS, 169 D2 & 96 NAIA football programs in College Football Today and with not every team in need of a scholarship QB in each class, our QB recruit ranking lists should max out at around 200-225 top QB recruits in all three classes. Below, you will find the same S.T.E.P ratings algorithm, but with the new adjustments in % points used to calculate recruits final S.T.E.P ratings score. After releasing our fourth recruiting class, we feel the new adjustments help us better evaluate football recruits more concisely than the old metrics used in previous recruiting classes. Below, you will find our old percentages on top of the new S.T.E.P ratings algorithm metrics we used last re-rank and will continue to use moving forward.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY
The QB position is arguably the most important in college football today, as they are normally looked upon not only to be the leaders of the offense, but also the entire locker room. These characteristics are identifiable on game tape in the way a QB commands the huddle and leads his offense downfield, but are extremely hard to place a numerical value on. From past experience, normally great quarterbacks are not just great young men, but natural born leaders of men. These type of QB's create a cohesion that is unrivaled and helps them create separation from their opponents when the game is on the line. With today's modern technology, we are able to follow the progression of all of our ranked QB recruits and begin to attempt to place a numerical value on other intangibles like work ethic & overall football IQ. As I was writing the first few paragraphs of this article, ESPN's Tom Luginbill gave us more in-depth knowledge of how the recruit rankings system works on other national networks like 247 and Rivals.com. Luginbill and his football recruiting staff have been the best in the industry for sometime, as they are constantly evaluating football recruits across the nation. Click the images below to read post or find me on Facebook by clicking HERE!
2021 TOP QB RECRUITS
2021 top QB recruits at College Football Today are a group from top to bottom that is loaded with next level potential and features 42 of the best high school QB's in America. If we took out the offers part of algorithm, which in my opinion can be used as a safety net of some sorts for other national recruit rankings, the list could reflect a little differently. Some 2021 quarterbacks have been blessed to play on some of the best HS football teams in America and have yet to experience much adversity. A few QB's on the list are experiencing nothing but adversity, as they have very limited weapons around them and are still stuck in a pee-wee offensive system. You could not deny Preston Stone's body of work, as he has thrown for nearly 10,000 yards the past three years and was able to lead his team to a 12-1 championship season in 2019. Preston had only 94 carries on the season, but was able to rush for almost 900 yards and 11 touchdowns on the 2019 season. This brings his career total rushing yards to 1,636 yards and 24 touchdowns, which is remarkable when combined with his passing statistics over the last three seasons. Preston's work on the football field has not gone unnoticed, as he has received 45 D1 offers according to 247 Sports and has been compared to Texas dual-threat legend Johnny Manziel. Preston has verbally committed to SMU football.
2021 RAPID RISERS
Our group of 2021 rapid risers at the QB position are expected to explode onto the national recruiting scene and have been gaining STEP points in every category of the algorithm.
1. 2021 QB Kaden McMullen - Ranked 10th at College Football Today. Offers from Northern Illinois & UNLV - On QB recruiting boards at Penn St, Missouri, Boston College, Iowa, Kansas & Michigan St. Read last years evaluation of Top 2021 QB recruit Kaden McMullen by clicking the button below.
2. 2021 QB Aidan Thompson - Ranked 11th at College Football Today. On QB recruiting boards at Baylor, Texas St, TCU, Oklahoma St, Texas Tech & Tulsa. Click the button below to read last years evaluation of Aidan Thompson out of Abilene-Cooper HS in Texas.
3. 2021 QB Sam Whitney - Ranked 15th at College Football Today. On QB recruiting boards at Washington, Princeton, Columbia & Dartmouth. Sam Whitney is one of the fastest rising 2021 QB's on the west coast and has been brilliant this off-season at camps. Check Sam out in the Scout Trout Elite QB recruit database by clicking the button below and/or follow him on Twitter by clicking HERE.
4. 2021 QB Zachary Robinson - Ranked 21st at College Football Today. On QB recruiting boards at UNC, Pitt, Wisconsin, Columbia & Yale. Robinson is expected to have a busy camp season, as many are intrigued by his overall arm strength and his ability to throw darts on the run. After being able to move the football through the air in cold & rainy conditions in the 2020 HS All-American Bowl, Zach proved he can perform in any given scenario in the world of College Football Today. Read last years All-American report on Zachary Robinson by clicking HERE and follow him on Twitter by clicking the button below.
5. 2021 QB Alex Stack - Ranked 33rd at College Football Today. Stack has interest from across the southeast from Mid-Major programs, as he was a pro style QB that was stuck in an option offense last season. The fact that he was able to operate this offense efficiently at 6'6,205 LBS, shows the athletic capabilities Alex has and is developing in the pocket. He has a sling shot for an arm and when given the chance to call his own plays in the All-American Bowl, Stack proved his football IQ is far beyond his years. Stack has transferred to Marietta HS in Georgia and will be teamed up with Top 300 TE/WR recruit Trent Scheuerman, who was recently placed on Georgia State football's recruiting board at the LB position. Follow Alex Stack on Twitter by clicking HERE!
2022 TOP QB RECRUITS
2022 top QB recruits at College Football Today features 38 of the best QB recruits in the 2022 football recruiting class and our 2022 rapid risers at the QB position can be found below.
1. 2022 QB Evan Clarke - Ranked 4th at College Football Today and was recently reclassified from the 2021 recruiting class. Best quarterback in the Nation of Canada and is on the recruiting boards of Florida St, Central Michigan, Buffalo, Stanford, Texas A&M & Murray St. Follow Evan on Twitter by clicking HERE and read his All-American scouting report by clicking the box below.
2. 2022 Dual-QB BJ Higgins - Ranked 8th at College Football Today. 2022 All-American QB BJ Higgins is on the board at TCU, North Texas, SMU & Baylor, as he had a breakout season last year in the talent rich State of Texas. I also have heard whispers of major interest coming out of the ACC and BJ has taken his talents to Franklin D Roosevelt - Dallas HS for his junior campaign. After release of BJ's initial scouting report linked below last September, BJ was contacted by the Athletic Director at North Texas to schedule a visit. Follow Higgins on Twitter by clicking HERE and read last years scouting report by clicking the box below.
3. 2022 QB Kody Kirk - Ranked 10th at College Football Today. Kody is on the 2022 recruiting boards of UCLA, Utah St, Arizona St & Northern Arizona. Kody Kirk had a breakout season at Logan HS in Utah and caught the eye of QB guru Chip Kelly or the UCLA Bruins. Kirk has been consistently on the rise since last year and he will continue to impress us with his overall athletics, as well as superior QB play in 2020 and beyond. Read Kody's most recent All-American scouting report by clicking the button below. To read his initial scouting report last year, click HERE!
4. 2022 QB Cade Walkingstick - Ranked 14th at College Football Today. Walkingstick is a newly located Top 2022 QB recruit out of Iowa, who has exceptional overall athletics at the QB position. Cade recently updated his combine stats and improved his broad jump to 9'3", his vertical leap to 33.5" and his bench press is now 185 X 10 reps. He also improved his GPA to a 3.2 and is arguably the best QB coming out of the mid-west in the 2022 football recruiting class. Check out Cade's Hudl highlight's by clicking HERE and his Scout Trout Elite QB Scouting Profile by clicking the button below.
5. 2022 QB Tyler Foley - Ranked 24th at College Football Today. Foley had an outstanding off-season last year and impressed the U of Georgia coaching staff as one of their camps top performers. Foley was injured early in the 2019 season and will very likely shoot up the 2022 QB recruit rankings, as many teams in college football today covet his athletic capabilities, as a dual-threat QB. Click HERE to view Tyler Foley's Hudl highlight's at The Heritage HS in Georgia.
6. 2022 QB Nathan Kraus - Ranked 30th at College Football Today. Kraus has the ability to make all of the throws at the next level and has been progressing rapidly at Yorkville HS in Illinois. Nathan is being targeted by many mid-majors throughout the mid-west and we believe could have a breakout season nationally, as he enters his junior campaign. View Nathan's initial scouting report by clicking the box below.
2023 TOP QB RECRUITS
2023 Top QB recruits at College Football Today feature 18 class of 2023 QB recruits, who were able to make our newly formed 2023 Top 100 at College Football Today. This star studded group of gunslingers will be extremely fun to watch over the course of their high school football careers and can be found on our 2023 Top 100 list by clicking the button below.
2023 RAPID RISERS
Our 2023 rapid risers will be released from the Scout Trout Elite news feed and will include Top 2023 QB's Trey Shearer & Joey Conflitti, who are two of the most talented QB's in the class of 2023. Check out Trey & Joey on Twitter by clicking the buttons below and view their elite scouting profiles on the Scout Trout Elite QB Scouting Database by clicking HERE!
TOP FOOTBALL RECRUITS
Top football recruits at College Football Today can be found by clicking the boxes below, as we now have the 2021 Top 400, 2022 Top 300 & 2023 Top 100 at College Football Today. New recruits that have been added to recruit position rankings will be added to top overall lists in the April NCAA football evaluation period re-rank at College Football Today.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2020
College football 2020 is off to an interesting start as COVID-19 has shut down most of the United States, but has not seemed to slow down college football recruiting. Given this is the time of year we normally visit college football programs for spring football, we have all been quarantined and rigorously working on recruit rankings updates. Many top football recruits are using this downtime to get better physically, mentally and academically while we all work together to curve the spread of COVID-19. We recently updated our 2021 Top 300 football recruit rankings, which has become the 2021 Top 400 at College Football Today. Use the buttons at the top of the recruit rankings to view recruit position rankings.
TOP 2021 FB RECRUITS
Many new Top 2021 FB recruits have been added to our recruit rankings and were announced on the Scout Trout Elite news feed, as well as entered into our scouting database. All of the football recruits on our recruit rankings have the ability to play at a high level in the world of College Football Today and can improve their STEP ratings at any time. If you are already ranked on one of our lists, created an college football scouting/evaluation profile or are a member of Scout Trout Elite, use the STEP ratings update form. If you want to get evaluated and/or our expertise in college football recruiting, visit Scout Trout Elite or create a football scouting profile by using the buttons below.
TOP 2022 FB RECRUITS
Top 2022 FB recruits at College Football Today is currently being formatted into our 2022 Top 300 FB recruit rankings and we have a very competitive group from top to bottom. Many Top 2022 FB recruits were identified by Scout Trout Elite during last years evaluation period and many have found themselves also on 247 Sports top football recruit rankings. Congrats to all of those who made 247 Sports 2022 recruit rankings and for the offers/commitments you have earned thus far. Check out our 2022 Top 200 and 247 Sports Top 2022 at the buttons below.
TOP 2023 FB RECRUITS
Top 2023 FB recruits will be updated after we release our 2022 Top 300 at College Football Today and formatted into the 2023 Top 100. The class of 2023 is an extremely talented recruiting class that currently features the top 50 FB recruits identified at College Football Today and Scout Trout Elite.
TOP FOOTBALL RECRUITS
Top football recruits will have new top football recruit rankings in 2021, 2022, 2023 and will start class of 2024 as the season approaches. We will continue to add recruits newly identified to recruit position rankings to help form our top overall recruit ranking lists. Class of 2023 will be broken down into recruit position rankings in May, as we prepare for the release of our 2023 Top 100.
CFB recruiting in 2020 will continue to take a massive shift toward mostly being conducted online. This is a great time to put your highlight's together and work on SAT/ACT test prep to start preparing for your futures. Keep working hard and remember to look out for the elderly, as they are the most likely to die from the global pandemic that COVID-19 has created. Keep track of CFB recruiting news by following @Scout_Trout & @CollegeFBtoday on Twitter!
"Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to. - Luke 13:24
CFB cancellations have been announced due to the Coronavirus pandemic and thus far SEC, ACC, BIG 12 and BIG 10 have cancelled on & off campus recruiting until further notice. Given this is the NCAA football quiet period, where on campus visits are allowed, this creates a dilemma on the day the sports world stopped. Spring football has already been cancelled and the rest of the NCAA football conferences are expected to follow suit in the coming days. With the cancellations of official and unofficial visits, teams will be left waiting for the evaluation period and will have to identify recruits primarily online. Read more below the a Tweet from one of our favorite coaches at College Football Today, Ohio State's Ryan Day.
"The long-term answer to the recruiting calendar for 2020 is a lot trickier. Imposing a recruiting dead period from now through April would solve the matter of on- and off-campus visits. But would that then push the evaluation period to June and July? Doing so would likely jeopardize the on-campus camps that schools host during that time."
"Smith believes implementing a dead period now would be a sensible response, arguing that texting, phone calls and video chats ought to suffice for now."
“We have technology and the NCAA has relaxed the rules around technology, so let’s use that,” he said. “I would hope at some point — and I know they are discussing issues — and I’d hope there is a standard around the country.” - Per The Athletic's Max Olson & Ari Wasserman
NCAA FOOTBALL CANCELLED
NCAA football will never be cancelled in the foreseeable future and scholarship offers will still be going out for when the brilliant members of the NCAA figure out how to safely operate around the pandemic. One of the greatest events in sports was cancelled in the NCAA Basketball March Madness tournaments and our prayers go out to the seniors who were not able to live out their dream of competing for a National title. As we learn more about the disease, we can only hope that we figure out a solution very soon to the rapidly spreading virus that has shut down the NBA, NFL, MLS, PGA and even the XFL.
CFB TOP 25 2020
The CFB top 25 2020 is now available at College Football Today and we will have more updates throughout the spring recruiting periods at College Football Today. Click pictures below to view our newly updated FBS & FCS D1 Top 25's at College Football Today.
2020 NFL MOCK DRAFT
The College Football Today 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 has Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa going number 5th overall to the Miami Dolphins and many experts also predict he could be picked 3rd overall by the Detroit Lions. After speaking with Miami Dolphins scout Lenny McGill at the 2020 NFL Reese's Senior Bowl, they honestly are praying Tua will be available at 5th overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. He has already been fully cleared medically for his upcoming pro day and has many believing that he could turn any NFL franchise around within a few years. To view our 1st round NFL Mock Draft 2.0, which will have an updated 2nd round NFL mock draft for our 3.0 edition coming this weekend at College Football Today, click the College Football Today 2021 HS All-American Bowl logo below. - Written by Scout Trout
CFB RECRUITING NEWS
In most recent CFB recruiting news, most top quarterback recruits today have a personal quarterback coach or outstanding high school coaching, which I believe Conner has the benefit of both. Harrell was trained by Mr.Tagovailoa, who helped mold two world class athletes of his own and is on one of the best high school football teams in the State of Alabama. Read the full scouting report on new Top 2022 QB recruit Conner Harrell by clicking the button below.
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FOOTBALL RECRUITING NEWS
College football recruiting news at Scout Trout Elite has been coming in daily and some under the radar recruits are starting to stake claim to their recruitment into the world of College Football Today. Top 2021 OL recruit Will Jones out of Stuarts Draft HS in Virginia was named 1st Team All-State and quickly shot up our Top 2021 OL recruit rankings with offers from Liberty, William & Mary & most recently Army. Will also has taken visits to Virginia, Harvard and Coastal Carolina, as he continues to rise up teams recruiting boards across the country. Top 2020 ATH recruit and College Football Today HS All-American Jared Pickens recently took a visit to SMU and also received an offer from the prestigious IMG Academy as a highly sought after D1 specialist/LB recruit. IMG Academy recently gained commitments from two of our Top 2022 football recruits at Scout Trout Elite in Michigan commit Myles Rowser and Top 2022 LB recruit Edward McKee. We have been releasing football recruiting news on are Twitter feeds which you can follow @Scout_Trout & @CollegeFBtoday.
CFB RECRUITING NEWS
In more CFB recruiting news, Top 2021 QB recruit Aidan Thompson visited Abilene Christian and has many across power five conferences highly intrigued with his Aaron Rodgers type skill-set. Top 2021 QB recruit Zachary Robinson has scheduled an unofficial visit to North Carolina, home of one of our Top QB recruits in 2019 at College Football Today Sam Howell. Mizzou 2021 gunslinger Kaden McMullen has received offers from Northern Illinois & UNLV, while fielding major interest from Penn St, Michigan St, Missouri, Iowa, Boston College & Kansas. Top 2022 QB recruit Tyler Foley was personally invited to attend the Kentucky Wildcats prospect camp and he looks to complete another magnificent off-season to climb the STEP ratings. Top 2021 Safety recruit and College Football Today HS All-American was invited to visit Princeton, after a dominating performance in the defensive backfield at our event. Top 2021 WR/TE recruit Jamahl Sauvuer, who has major interest already building at UAB, recently was invited to visit Liberty, Richmond, Western Carolina & Alabama A&M. Which brings me to Top 2021 football recruit & College Football Today HS All-American Kortlen Wilfawn, who has recently received messages from the coaching staffs of Tulane, K-State and Kansas. Kortlen's brother is another high octane football player, who currently is at the University of South Alabama. Kortlen was one of our stand-out MVP performers in our 2021 All-American Bowl at College Football Today.
FB RECRUITING NEWS
In more FB recruiting news at College Football Today, Top 2021 OL recruit Michael Beeson has been gaining major interest from across the landscape of College Football Today. Beeson has been in talks with Nebraska, Air Force, Colorado, Colorado St, Akron, Wyoming, SD Mines, Minot St, Augustana, Chadron St & Wofford. Top 2022 QB recruit Kody Kirk has major PAC-12 interest brewing from UCLA and many other teams across the country. Top 2022 QB recruit and College Football Today HS All-American BJ Higgins has TCU, SMU, North Texas and Baylor that have been keeping a keen eye on the rising 2022 QB recruit out of Roosevelt-Dallas HS in Texas. Top 2021 football recruits and twin Canadian brothers Jawaun & Jaylen Smith both had visits from Toledo and UConn after the HS FB All-American Bowl in Memphis,TN. Top 2021 football recruit Colton Johns recently visited Notre Dame and has major interest from Eastern Michigan, UConn & UPenn to name a few. Top 2022 football recruit Jacob Lowe holds an offer from Jacksonville State and major interest from Florida, South Florida & FIU. Top 2021 QB recruit and College Football Today All-American Sam Whitney has been having a stellar off-season, after receiving major interest from Washington, Princeton & Dartmouth.
In more CFB recruiting news, 2020 College Football Today late roster addition Xavier Reddock received an offer from Iowa Wesleyan, one of the many former homes of Mississippi State new Head Coach Mike Leach. Our number 2 overall Class of 2022 football recruit at College Football Today Donovan Green received yet another FBS offer from the Houston Cougars. Top 2022 RB recruit Andrew Floyd will be visiting West Georgia for Junior day and has picked up interest from across the Southeast region of the United States. Top 2022 APB recruit Caleb Texada has been in contact with East Carolina, TCU, Stephen F. Austin and has many top tier programs across the country enamored with his speed and athletic prowess on the gridiron of Texas HS Football. Top 2022 LB recruit Jeremy West-Pirtle will be attending FIU's junior day on March 21st and has gained major interest from USF, FSU, FAU and most of the power five conferences. New Top 2021 wide receiver Cash Walker already has been in communication with Southern Miss, Incarnate Word & Central Arkansas, which is a great start for the young phenom from Texas in CFB recruitment.
In even more football recruiting news, Top 2022 WR recruit Trent Scheuerman and College Football Today HS All-American was able to gain major interest from across the ACC, as well as many other prominent teams in College Football Today last season. Trent is currently being recruited by Georgia St, Georgia Tech, Penn, Princeton, Judson, Puget Sound, U of Redlands, Westminster, Chicago U & Carnegie Mellon. Another rising wide receiver recruit is Top 2021 WR recruit Noah Arnseson out of Orono,HS in Minnesota and he could be looking at the same track as Top 2020 ATH recruit Matthias Algarin, who committed to Nebraska. Noah has picked up major IVY league interest and also from the FCS powerhouse football programs South Dakota State & National Champion North Dakota State! Things are consistently moving forward for both Top wide receiver recruits at Scout Trout Elite & College Football Today. Top 2022 RB recruit Adrian Cormier visited Louisiana-Lafayette during the season and looks to have another breakout off-season in CFB recruiting, after dominating at the Rivals camp series in Dallas.
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NFL COMBINE 2020
The NFL combine 2020 has finished and some 2020 NFL Draft prospects watched their Draft stock rise after impressive combine performances. Listen to our 2020 NFL Combine and top football recruit Podcast below and read more about the 2020 NFL combine below. Combine numbers can be found in part below and on our 2020 NFL Mock Draft page, which will have our 2020 Mock Draft 2.0 with the 2nd round available this week at College Football Today.
NFL COMBINE WINNERS
NFL combine winners were evident and players like Iowa OT Tristan Wirfs put on a brilliant display of athletics, which solidified their first round projections. It is hard to believe that a 6'5,322 LB linemen was able to out leap the likes of WR prospect Jerry Jeudy, but Wirfs proved to be an elite athlete with a 4.85,40 yard dash and a very impressive 4.68 shuttle. When you add in the fact he was able to perform a 36.5" vertical and a 121" broad jump, which were better than one of the best receivers in the 2020 NFL Draft, you will begin to see why NFL teams are so high on Tristan Wirfs.
2020 NFL COMBINE
The 2020 NFL combine interviews heard Isaiah Simmons asked what position he plays and his reply was "Defense", which was honestly the best reply for the high octane Clemson Tigers multi-dimensional skill-set. Simmons can play anywhere in the NFL on the defensive side of the football and was able to run a 4.39,40 yard dash at 238 LBS. He also proved to possess the leaping ability needed to be a high caliber defensive back, with a 39" vertical and 132" broad jump. Simmons is overall the most athletic defensive player in the 2020 NFL Draft and projects as one of the best overall prospects in the 2020 NFL Draft.
NFL COMBINE 40 YD DASH
The NFL combine 40 yd dash top performer was Henry Ruggs III out of the University of Alabama, who ran a blistering 4.27, 40 yard dash. We had Ruggs going 15th overall to Denver, but whispers throughout the league have stated many teams think he is the best overall wide receiver prospect in the 2020 NFL Draft. Biletnikoff Award winner Jerry Jeudy is still one of the best talents in this very deep 2020 NFL Draft receiver class that will be electrifying offense to the NFL. Baylor wide receiver and 2020 NFL Senior Bowl WR Denzel Mims was able to have a great weekend in Mobile, as well as torch a 5th best 40 yd dash with a 4.38. Mims was one of the most complete wide receivers in the 2020 NFL Senior Bowl and should have easily secured a second day pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Quez Watkins out of Southern Miss is another sleeper at the wide receiver position, who possesses the raw athletic ability and breakaway speed to excel in the National Football League. With names like Cee-Dee Lamb, Justin Jefferson and Tee Higgins Jr in this year's 2020 NFL Draft receiving class, this could be one of the best receiving classes in NFL Draft history.
FOOTBALL RECRUITING NEWS
Football recruiting news can be found on the Scout Trout Elite Top FB recruit news feed, as we have located the next wave of talent that one day could be in the NFL combine. Shout out to FCS Rhode Island NFL Draft WR prospect Isaiah Coulter, who had a phenomenal 2020 NFL combine and represented the talent that has amassed at the FCS level of College Football Today. We will have more on the 2020 NFL Draft when we announce our 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 at with the 1st & 2nd round projected 2020 NFL Draft picks at College Football Today.