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Monday, May 6, 2002
Updated: October 14, 11:10 AM ET
Lemming's preseason Top 100 for 2003


Rankings revised Aug. 22; commitments updated Sept. 23

Editor's note: The players denoted by an asterisk are ones whom Tom Lemming has seen personally and on film. The list below is subject to change during the high school football season.

Quarterbacks

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Cliff Davis* 6-5, 210, 4.7 Eupora, Miss. --
Dennis Dixon* 6-5, 190, 4.6 San Leandro, Calif. --
Johnny DuRocher* 6-4, 205, 4.6 Spanaway (Bethel), Wash. Oregon
Richard Kovalcheck* 6-3, 205, 4.7 San Diego (St. Augustine), Calif. --
Robert Lane* 6-3, 210, 4.6 Monroe (Neville), La. LSU
Chris Leak* 6-1, 210, 4.6 Charlotte (Independence), N.C. --
Blake Mitchell* 6-4, 180, 4.7 LaGrange, Ga. S.C.
Syvelle Newton* 6-2, 202, 4.4 Bennettsville (Marlboro Co.), S.C. --
Brady Quinn* 6-3, 205, 4.6 Dublin (Coffman), Ohio Notre Dame
Clayton Richard* 6-5, 230, 4.7 Lafayette (McCutcheon), Ind. --
Jamarcus Russell* 6-6, 220, 4.7 Mobile (Williamson), Ala. --
Marcus Stone* 6-4, 220, 4.6 Harrisburg (Bishop McDevitt), Pa. N.C. State
Kyle Wright* 6-4, 200, 4.6 Danville (Monte Vista), Calif. Miami (Fla.)
Tom Zbikowski* 6-0, 190, 4.3 Buffalo Grove, Ill. --

Running backs

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Darrell Blackman* 6-0, 190, 4.4 Williamsport, Pa. --
Alley Broussard* 6-1, 228, 4.45 Lafayette (Acadiana), La. LSU
Reggie Bush* 6-0, 190, 4.5 La Mesa (Helix), Calif. --
Tim Castille* 5-11, 220, 4.5 Birmingham (Briarwood Christian), Ala. Alabama
Joe Cohen* 6-3, 235, 4.6 Melbourne (Palm Bay), Fla. --
Barrington Edwards* 6-1, 213, 4.48 Bowie, Md. --
Erik Hardeman* 6-1, 205, 4.4 Pflugerville, Texas Texas
Cornell Johnson* 6-1, 205, 4.4 Desert Pines, Nev. --
Kregg Lumpkin* 6-0, 200, 4.4 Stone Mountain (Stephenson), Ga. Georgia
Tyrone Moss* 5-10, 195, 4.5 Pompano Beach (Ely), Fla. --
Demetris Summers* 6-1, 200, 4.5 Lexington, S.C. --
Lendale White* 6-2, 215, 4.5 Littleton (Chatfield), Colo. --

Wide receivers

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Sean Bailey* 6-1, 175, 4.5 Alpharetta (Milton), Ga. --
Adarius Bowman* 6-4, 208, 4.5 Chattanooga (Notre Dame), Tenn. --
Andre Caldwell* 6-2, 180, 4.4 Tampa (Jefferson), Fla. --
Chad Jackson* 6-1, 200, 4.39 Hoover, Ala. --
Keon Lattimore* 6-0, 205, 4.5 Baltimore (Mt. St. Joseph), Md. --
Whitney Lewis* 6-1, 215, 4.4 Ventura (St. Bonaventure), Calif. --
Mike Mason* 6-0, 175, 4.4 Rocky Mount, N.C. UNC
Robert Meachem* 6-3, 200, 4.39 Tulsa (Washington), Okla. --
Reggie Nelson* 6-1, 200, 4.4 Melbourne (Palm Bay), Fla. --
Bret Smith* 6-2, 170, 4.4 Warren, Ark. --
Jayson Swain* 6-2, 205, 4.4 Huntsville (Grissom), Ala. --
Limas Sweed* 6-4, 203, 4.4 Brenham, Texas Texas
B.J. Vickers* 6-3, 205, 4.5 Venice, Calif. --

Tight ends

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Chris Barrett* 6-3, 230, 4.7 Tustin, Calif. --
Vernon Davis* 6-4, 220, 4.8 Washington, D.C. (Dunbar) --
Tony Hills* 6-6, 230, 4.6 Alief (Elsik), Texas --
Louis Irizarry* 6-5, 235, 4.6 Youngstown (Ursuline), Ohio Ohio State
Josh Mueller* 6-6, 240, 4.7 Columbus (Lakeview), Neb. Nebraska
Greg Olsen* 6-6, 245, 4.7 Wayne Hills, N.J. --
Jon Stupar* 6-5, 250, 4.78 State College, Pa. --
Doug Van Dyke* 6-6, 230, 4.7 Marshall, Mich. --

Offensive linemen

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Jorrie Adams* 6-8, 300, 4.9 Jasper, Texas --
Jarrod Britt* 6-5, 275, 4.9 Powder Springs (McEachern), Ga. Clemson
Tripp Carroll* 6-4, 300, 5.0 Jacksonville (Jackson), Fla. Va. Tech
Donovan Davis* 6-7, 330, 5.5 Jackson (Callaway), Miss. --
Ryan Harris* 6-5, 255, 4.7 St. Paul (Cretin Derham), Minn. --
Mike Jones* 6-5, 302, 5.1 Oak Lawn (Richards), Ill. --
Dominic Lee* 6-4, 300, 4.9 Birmingham (Huffman), Ala. --
Aubrey McPhadden* 6-7, 310, 5.1 Jacksonville (First Coast), Fla. --
Ofa Mohetau* 6-3, 325, 4.9 Euless (Trinity), Texas --
Dan Pribula* 6-6, 280, 5.0 Strongsville, Ohio --
Ryan Schuler* 6-7, 270, 4.98 Sioux Falls (Washington), S.D. Oklahoma
Aaron Sears* 6-4, 305, 5.0 Russellville, Ala. --
John Sullivan* 6-4, 280, 4.9 Greenwich, Conn. --
Joe Thomas* 6-8, 269, 4.78 Brookfield (Central), Wis. --

Defensive linemen

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Victor Abiamiri 6-5, 245, 4.6 Baltimore (Gilman), Md. --
Kyle Caldwell* 6-3, 260, 4.8 Scottsdale (Saguaro), Ariz. --
Sian Cotton* 6-4, 305, 4.8 Akron (St. Vincent-St. Mary), Ohio --
Shawn Crable* 6-6, 230, 4.7 Massillon (Washington), Ohio --
Moe Dampeer* 6-5, 275, 4.8 Decatur (MacArthur), Ill. --
Tez Doolittle* 6-3, 250, 4.6 Opelika, Ala. --
Sedric Ellis* 6-3, 270, 4.7 Chino, Calif. --
Jason Jack* 6-5, 255, 4.6 Humble, Texas Texas A&M
Lawrence Jackson* 6-5, 245, 4.8 Inglewood, Calif. --
Richard Kittrell* 6-5, 300, 4.75 Hamden (Hyde), Conn. --
Trevor Laws* 6-2, 280, 4.8 Apple Valley, Minn. Notre Dame
Xavier Lawson-Kennedy* 6-3, 300, 4.9 Duncanville, Texas --
Sean Merrill* 6-4, 275, 4.8 D'Iberville, Miss. --
Jarvis Moss* 6-5, 235, 4.6 Denton (Ryan), Texas --
Will Paul* 6-4, 255, 4.6 Ballwin (Parkway West), Mo. Michigan
Carl Pendleton* 6-5, 275, 4.8 Sapulpa, Okla. --
Vincent Redd* 6-6, 245, 4.7 Elizabethton, Tenn. --
John Shaw* 6-4, 275, 4.8 Spring Grove, Pa. Penn State
Tim Washington* 6-4, 230, 4.6 Sugar Land (Dulles), Texas --
Mario Williams* 6-6, 250, 4.57 Richlands, N.C. --

Linebackers

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Xavier Adibi* 6-2, 205, 4.5 Hampton (Phoebus), Va. --
Daniel Brooks* 6-3, 225, 4.7 Jackson (Central-Merry), Tenn. --
Ryan Brown* 6-2, 238, 4.55 Moncks Corner (Berkeley), S.C. --
Jermaine Dias* 6-2, 220, 4.6 Hackensack, N.J. --
Tavares Gooden* 6-2, 220, 4.5 Ft. Lauderdale (Aquinas), Fla. --
Wesley Jefferson* 6-2, 230, 4.65 Gwynn Park (Brandywine), Md. --
Turk McBride* 6-4, 225, 4.5 Camden (Wilson), N.J. --
Ernie Sims* 6-0, 220, 4.5 Tallahassee (N. Fla. Christian), Fla. --
LaMarr Woodley* 6-3, 230, 4.6 Saginaw, Mich. --

Defensive backs

Player Ht., Wt., 40 time High school Committed
Tarell Brown* 6-0, 180, 4.3 Mesquite (North Mesquite), Texas --
Dorian Bryant* 5-11, 165, 4.35 Woolwich (Kingsbury Reg.), N.J. --
Prescott Burgess* 6-3, 210, 4.6 Warren (Harding), Ohio --
Michael Bush* 6-3, 220, 4.5 Louisville (Male), Ky. --
Tony Cade* 6-2, 200, 4.4 Lewisville, Texas Oklahoma
Antonio Cromartie* 6-3, 190, 4.4 Tallahassee (Lincoln), Fla. --
Quinton Culberson* 6-1, 210, 4.5 Jackson (Provine), Miss. --
Ryan Mundy* 6-2, 210, 4.4 Pittsburgh (Woodland Hills), Pa. --
Paul Oliver* 6-1, 180, 4.4 Kennesaw (Harrison), Ga. Georgia
Steve Smith* 6-1, 185, 4.4 Woodland Hills (Taft), Calif. --
Travis Thomas* 6-1, 185, 4.5 Washington, Pa. --
Demetrice Webb* 6-0, 185, 4.39 Jacksonville (White), Fla. --
Donte Whitner* 5-11, 175, 4.3 Cleveland (Glenville), Ohio --
Ambrose Wooden* 6-1, 185, 4.4 Baltimore (Gilman), Md. --

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