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Ed O'Brien's 2025 Cali QB Evaluations

Authored by: Ed O'Brien, @EdOBrienCFB   The state of California had several Class of 2025 quarterback prospects that put up numbers during the 2021 season that were better than those of a lot of seniors. While some of these freshmen have had opportunities to gain valuable starting time at the...
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5 eye-popping athletes from the Next Up Watchlist featuring the 2027 class

We recently released our Next Up Watchlist, which identifies some of the budding young talents from the 7th grade. With over 90 talented rising athletes being named to the Next Up Watchlist, we've...

Elite101 Spotlight: 2026 DE/OLB Tyler Atkinson (Rank #4)

2026 Edge Rusher Tyler Atkinson earns #4 spot on the Elite101 Rankings.

The Next Up Watchlist is available now, introducing the rising talents from the 2027 class!

The Next Up Watchlist identifies the emerging young talents from 7th grade. We know that elite talent can be identified at a young age, and this list will serve as a resource in pinpointing those...

Elite101 Spotlight: 5 Hidden Gems from the Elite101 Rankings

A breakdown of 5 Hidden Gems from our recently released Elite101 Rankings.

Elite101 Spotlight: Breaking down the Elite 5

An in-depth breakdown of the Top 5 ranked athletes on Youth1's Elite101 Rankings.

The Elite101 for the Class of 2026 is OUT NOW

The Elite101 for the Class of 2026 is OUT NOW. Our longest running national top prospect report of the top 101 8th graders in the country is only available at Get ready to meet the next...

Scouting the Freshman450: 2025 RB Anthony Rodgers

For the most part, it’s hard for natural running backs to stand out during 7v7. Most of the time, the passes they receive are of the short variety and don’t end up being huge gains. However, there...

2021 Edition of the Freshman450 by the Numbers

Here's a breakdown of the 2021 edition of Youth1's Freshman450 by the numbers. This year's Freshman450 features the 2025 class.