Recruiting

Baxter: High quality on the high school O-line

scvarsity@sc.rr.comJuly 7, 2013 

Jim Baxter

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THE OFFENSIVE lineman spot is not nearly as deep as some positions, but the guys in this Top 25 list are excellent peformers and capable of all-state honors.

Like most of the other position rankings, the top 10 are FBS caliber players, many with FBS offers already on the table.

The tight end position is making a comeback in the offensive schemes and while it is not a position of great depth, it is a position of great talent. At least nine of the top 10 will be playing the Division I level in college, with three already committed to BCS programs.

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN

Rank Player Hgt. Wgt. School Class
1 Donell Stanley 6-4 297 Latta2014
2Nolan Kelleher 6-5 310 Wando 2015
3Noah Green6-5310Boiling Springs2015
4 TJ Haney 6-6300Gaffney2015
5 Christian Taylor6-5287White Knoll2014
6Taylor Hearn6-4315Williston-Elko2014
7Zack Bailey6-5300Summerville2015
8Jake Whitley6-5290North Augusta2014
9Malik Young6-3275Woodmont2014
10Messiah Rice6-6270 Orangeburg-Wilkinson2014
11Dakeavis Whitmore6-4295Chester
12Josh Hutchinson6-6265Dutch Fork2014
13 Gyasi Yeldell6-2255Silver Bluff2014
14Roman Jackson6-5320Wade Hampton2015
15Jimmy Ivey6-3275Darlington2015
16Shuler Littleton6-6275York2014
17 Hudson Little 6-4255Bishop England2015
18Blake Robertson6-3268Lawrence-Manning2014
19Will Jones6-5285Lugoff-Elgin2015
20 Ian Fabian6-5 290Hillcrest2014
21Kolt Doss6-3285Chapin2014
22Austin Collins6-3295Bamberg-Ehrhardt2014
23Zaavia Blyther-Wright6-3275Richland Northeast2014
24Torey Boone6-3284Westwood2016
25Josh Moss6-6260York2014

TIGHT ENDS

Rank Player Hgt. Wgt. School Class
1Sean Smith 6-6225Summerville2014
2Kalen Ritchie6-5215Goose Creek2014
3Kevin Crosby6-0225Bamberg-Ehrhardt2014
4Ryan Yuracheck6-1230Carolina Forest2014
5RJ Tyler6-4230Wagener-Salley2014
6Cannon Smith6-5235Hammond2014
7Stephen Baggett6-5220Beaufort2014
8Colin Reed6-3214Boiling Springs2015
9Amir Ealey6-4230Irmo2015
10Bernard McCall6-3215Brookland-Caycle2014

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