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College Football Recruiting: ESPN 300 released

On Monday, ESPN’s Recruiting Nation aired a special on ESPNU to announced the release of the ESPN 300 where they rank the top 300 football recruits in the country.

In what should not come as much of a surprise, ESPN made defensive tackle Trenton Thompson their top overall prospect.

The 6’4, 311-pound Thompson attends Westover High School in Albany, Georgia. He had 83 tackles, 38 for loss and 12.0 sacks last season. The Georgia Bulldogs appear to be his leader, but he has a lot from interest in the Alabama Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles, among several other elite programs.

Here is the complete top 10 and a few of the schools they are considering:

1. Trenton Thompson   DT   Albany, Georgia   6’4, 311 pounds (Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia)
2. Martez Ivey   OT   Apopka, Florida   6’6, 268 pounds (Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Ohio State)
3. Kevin Toliver   CB   Jacksonville, Florida  6’2, 188 pounds (committed to LSU)
4. Josh Sweat   DE   Chesapeake, Virginia   6’5, 229 (Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Oklahoma)
5. Byron Cowart   DE   Seffner, Florida   6’3, 254 pounds (Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State)
6. Terry Beckner, Jr.   DE   East Saint Louis, Illinois    6’4, 285 pounds (Auburn, Florida State, Michigan, Ohio State, Southern Cal)
7. Mitch Hyatt   OT   Suwanee, Georgia   6’6, 258 pounds (committed to Clemson)
8. Torrance Gibson   QB/ATH   Plantation, Florida   6’5, 198 pounds (Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, LSU, Miami, Notre Dame)
9.Cece Jefferson   DE   Glen Saint Mary, Florida   6’3, 248 pounds (Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, South Carolina, Texas)
10. Tim Settle  DT   Manassas, Virginia   6’3, 315 pounds (Alabama, Florida, Miami, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia)

Check out all of the rankings here.

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