Every Western state ended with the same player at the top of the final state
rankings, that started there back in the summer.
California Top 101
is led by the nation's premier prospect in the West in the 2012 class, Elk Grove Pleasant
Grove tackle Arik Armstead, the #2 player in the country by Scout.com and joined
by Sacramento (Calif.) Grant safety Shaquille Thompson, the #3-ranked player
Arizona Top 80,
Andrus Peat from Tempe Corona del Sol is the top prospect.
Washington Top 45
has Puyallup's Joshua Garnett, a five-star lineman, leading its board.
Colorado Top 40
features a handful of members of the Scout 300, offensive lineman Paul Thurston from Arvada West.
Utah Top 20 is filled
with BYU and Utah commits, but BYU got the gem of the class in Kaysville Davis
defensive end Troy Hinds, a Scout 300 member.
Oregon Top 20 is
led by an Oregon State verbal, and the nation's top offensive guard, five-star
Isaac Seumalo of Corvallis.
Nevada Top 20
has a 1-2 punch at offensive tackle in Las Vegas Bishop Gorman's Ronnie Stanley and Las Vegas Desert
Pines' Jeremiah Poutasi, both members of the Scout 300.
Hawaii Top 15 has a
pair of Scout 300 prospects in defensive ends DeForest Buckner and Luke Kaumatule.
New Mexico Top 15
features a quarterback at the top in Rio Rancho Cleveland's Cole Gautsche.
Big Sky Top 6 which
combines Alaska, Idaho and Montana, is topped by one of the nation's best
passers, Eagle (Idaho) quarterback Tanner Mangum (a BYU commit) and followed by
Butte (Mont.) defensive end Cody Carriger (an Oregon verbal).