There were 13 former four-star prospects selected, along with seven three-star guys and six two-star players. One player was unranked out of high school.
The unranked player was a four-star prospect the next season out of prep school. In addition, one of the two-star prep recruits later was a four-star recruit out of junior college. In this accounting, neither counts as a four-star prospect.
COLLEGE: USFHighlights HIGH SCHOOL: Deerfield Beach (Fla.) High
RANKING: 2 stars, unranked overall and among defensive ends in 2007 class out of high school, when he signed with UCF. Four stars, No. 6 junior college player in 2009 class
COLLEGE: AlabamaHighlights HIGH SCHOOL: Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy (originally from Macon (Ga.) Westside)
RANKING: 4 stars, No. 17 prep school player in 2007 class; he was unranked in high school