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Youth1 Top Prospects - Football

Every summer since 2011, the Elite101 has identified the top 101 football players entering the 8th grade. Over the last 6 years, the Elite101 has become the trusted resource for pinpointing youth football players that are destined to play big-time Division I college football. Many of the top high school and college prospects were first recognized nationally through the Elite101, including Shea Patterson, Isaac Nauta, Dylan Moses, David Mills, Cade Mays, and Owen Pappoe.
Who is the next crop of top prospects? Find out now.
Are you an athlete we should consider for the Elite 101? Click here to speak with a Youth1 Recruiting Counselor.
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The future is now! The Freshman450 is the nation’s premier listing of the who’s who of the top incoming freshman football players in the nation. With its fourth release, the Freshman450 takes an in-depth view of the top 450 elite level players debuting on the high school scene this season.
Previous freshman 450 selectees include Dylan Moses, Cam Akers, Trevor Lawrence, Matt Corrall, and Kayvon Thibodeaux.
The Freshman 450 is your first look at the next class of difference makers and top recruits at the high school level.
Are you an athlete we should consider for the Freshman 450? Click here to speak with a Youth1 Recruiting Counselor.
Editor's Note: The Freshman 450 is listed in alphabetical order by first name. It is not ranked best to worst.
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After the success of the Elite101 and Freshman450, we are proud to present a brand new set of rankings with our Next Up Watchlist.
The Next Up Watchlist is the first list of it's kind at Youth1. This list identifies the budding young talents from the 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 athletes that we should expect big things from in the near future.
Find out who's Next Up right here!
Are you an athlete we should consider for the Next Up Watchlist? Click here to speak with a Youth1 Recruiting Counselor.
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Freshman-450 Watchlist
The immense football talent across the country cannot be overstated; from all states and locations there are players training hard to become the best football player possible. The jaw-dropping ability that we see in many, which translates to being able to play football at the next level isn’t always evident early in all athletes. Perhaps the size or speed just isn’t quite there yet...but that doesn’t mean that these talented kids can’t compete at the High School level or won’t develop into an elite college player. This is where the Freshman450 Watch List comes in.
The Freshman450 Watch List, selected by Youth1’s National Scouting Director Ryan Oliver, is comprised of several hundred athletes who have displayed elite talent. The Watch List is a springboard for athletes who most certainly belong in the upper echelon of football players in the country, but are just a step below the top 450 athletes at this point in time. With that said, neither list should be seen as a destination. It’s only the beginning.
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