Theus Said: "Being a five-star has always been a goal for me since I started thinking about playing football in college. Being recognized for this is a big honor for me and I am happy about it. I know I still have a long way to go and I am working hard to get better, but this is something I have been working for. I just thank the Lord for the ability he has blessed me with."
Keith Marshall – Running Back – Raleigh (NC) Millbrook
Marshall Said: "I have been following rankings on Scout and Rivals for a couple of years now and I have always wanted to be a five-star, so it is exciting. I never knew if it was realistic or not, but now that it is, I will just keep doing what I have been doing. I will not get big-headed, I will stay humble, keep working hard, and get better. I am honored by this ranking."
Quay Evans – Defensive Tackle – Morton (MS) Morton
Evans Said: "I really don't pay rankings too much attention, but I look at being ranked a five-star on Scout as a prestigious thing. I know with this type of ranking, everyone will expect a lot out of me, so I plan to stand up and show them what they expect to see. I am up for this challenge."
Kwon Alexander – Outside Linebacker – Oxford (AL) Oxford
Alexander Said: "It feels good to be a five-star on Scout. It means that I have been getting the job done and that all of my hard work is paying off. I work hard and play hard and I now I am going to work and play even harder. I know people are going to come at me because of my ranking and offers (17 right now), so I will work hard to make sure I am ready. I have been keeping up with rankings since I was in ninth grade, so being a five-star is exciting."
Jameis Winston – Quarterback – Hueytown (AL) Hueytown
Winston Said: "I look at being a five-star as a blessing. Since I was 13 years old, I have looked at the rankings on Scout, Rivals, and all that, and I have wanted to be a five-star. It feels amazing to be that now. I am just going to go out this year now and shoe everyone I am capable of being ranked this high."
D.J. Humphries – Offensive Tackle – Charlotte (NC) Mallard Creek
Humphries Said: "Being a five-star is a big deal to me. I went from having a couple of offers to having 12 and now over 30, so the hard work is paying off and my dreams are coming true. Since I started playing football as a freshman one of my goals was to be one of the best, so this is another big accolade I am proud of."
Jessamen Dunker – Offensive Tackle – Boynton Beach (FL) Boynton Beach
Dunker Said: "I honestly feel honored by this. It feels good to know that all the running and weight lifting I do is now paying off. I always have wanted to be the best and being named a five-star on Scout means I am one of those guys. I didn't expect to be a five-star or be named an All-American after playing football one year in high school, so it feels really good."
Reggie Ragland – MLB – Madison (AL) Bob Jones
Ragland Said: "Being named a five-star means a lot to me. I know I have a target on my back now, so I just have to go out and play hard every game. I am kind of surprised by being a five-star because all the good players in this class, but it feels great to be one now."