It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Florida, the recruiting rankings haven’t been far off when rating offensive linemen the last few years.
Since 2008, the No. 1 ranked offensive lineman coming out of the state of Florida is Laremy Tunsil–who did not disappoint as a true freshman at Ole Miss last fall, garnering freshman all-american honors from several sources. Of course many of the top 10 guys listed below have gone on to do amazing things in college.
Here’s a look at the top O-line recruits that came from the state of Florida since ’08.
Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the 247Sports.com composite rankings for high school prospects.
|NO.||ATHLETE||YR||COLLEGE||HOMETOWN||247 #||THE SKINNY?|
|1.||Laremy Tunsil||2013||Ole Miss||Lake City||.9975||Fresh. All-American|
|2.||John Theus||2011||Georgia||Jacksonville||.9911||Starter since true Fr. yr|
|3.||Michael Brewster||2008||Ohio State||Orlando||.9902||Part-time NFL starter|
|Seffner||.9799||Should get drafted this week|
|5.||Chaz Green||2010||Florida||Tampa||.9771||Solid contributor in 2 seasons|
|6.||K.C. McDermott||2014||Miami||West Palm Beach||.9764||Just signed with ‘Canes|
|7.||Jessamen Dunker||2011||Florida||Boynton Beach||.9720||Transferred to Tenn. State|
|8.||Bobby Hart||2011||FSU||Ft. Lauderdale||.9715||Starter since true Fr. yr|
|9.||Ian Silberman||2010||Florida/Boston Coll.||Orange Park||.9685||Transferred to B.C. in Jan.|
|10.||Avery Young||2012||Auburn||Palm Beach Gardens||.9640||Started in Nat. Title game|