81-90: The Ultimate Florida Top 100
Cecil Cherry No. 81
Cecil Cherry No. 81
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Aug 29, 2013

What would a compilation of the top 100 recruits from the state of Florida look like if you merged the classes of 2014, '15 and '16? Here's a look at prospects 81-90.

The Ultimate Florida Top 100

81) Cecil Cherry

Class of 2015
Frostproof (Fla.)
Middle Linebacker
Committed to Tennessee
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Scout.com’s take: It’s easy to see why Cherry had an impressive early offer list before committing to Tennessee. He’s part of a younger group of prospects from Frostproof. This is an inside linebacker with good size already. He’s physical and can take on blocks. While Cherry does show he can play inside-out he’s best when things come his way. He also plays fullback and shows the ability to break long runs to the house. He finished with 115 tackles last season as a sophomore.

82) Sherrod Pittman
Class of 2015
Jacksonville (Fla.) First Coast
Outside Linebacker
Committed to South Carolina
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Scout.com’s take: Pittman is a very good linebacker prospect. He plays with great effort whether playing defense or special teams. He plays against the run very well. He is aggressive and attacks the line of scrimmage. He is a solid, hard-hitting tackler. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder plays with good inside-outside leverage when sizing up a running back. Pittman also plays disciplined. He needs to continue to work on coverage skills. He has good size and could play inside.

83) Sharieff Rhaheed

Class of 2014
Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central
Outside Linebacker
Offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia Tech, Louisville, LSU, Michigan State, Ole Miss, Nebraska, N.C. State, Penn State, USF, Tennessee, USC, and others.
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Scout.com’s take: Rhaheed can run and he can hit. He can come off the edge and attack the quarterback or play sideline to sideline. Rhaheed has good size and a frame to fill out. He’s long and he’s pretty athletic. Rhaheed shows the ability to play in space. He can shed blocks and be physical. There’s a reason why he was offered early by a program like LSU and was previously committed to the Tigers. This kid can flat out play ball.

84) Justus Reed

Class of 2014
Clearwater (Fla.) Clearwater Central Catholic
Defensive End
Committed to Florida
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Scout.com’s take: Reed gets off the ball well. He shows the ability to shed a lineman and find the ball. Reed has a good short area burst or acceleration when attacking the ball carrier. He holds his own at the point of attack and plays with a good motor. Reed has good speed on the edge and shows some power with a bull rush. Reed also shows that he can re-direct and play in space. He also played wide receiver and could be the team's quarterback. Now at CCC he should have a big year and could elevate in the rankings. Reed had five sacks in their Kickoff Classic game last week.

85) Johnathan Vickers

Class of 2014
Tallahassee (Fla.) North Florida Christian
Running Back
Committed to Florida State
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Scout.com’s take: Vickers has good speed but not elite speed. He has quick feet and good lateral movement. He can hit the hole in a hurry and shows good vision to shift through traffic. He can run with power and also plant his foot, cut and go. Vickers is more of a north-south back that is tough after initial contact. He shows good vision and balance and a guy that can be productive between the tackles. Vickers is coming off a broken leg last fall. All appears well, as he had a big game last weekend in his Kickoff Classic.

86) Darrell Langham

Class of 2014
Lantana (Fla.) Santaluces
Wide Receiver
Committed to Miami
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Scout.com’s take: Langham is a big, long and fast wide receiver that’s an excellent down field threat. He has great size and is a long strider. Langham is super in the air and has very good hand-eye coordination, body control and he can high point the ball. I also love the way he just runs under the football on a vertical route. This kid is smooth and he has a ton of upside.

87) Jarvis Stewart

Class of 2014
Largo (Fla.)
Running Back
Committed to USF
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Scout.com’s take: Stewart is an exceptional running back blessed with vision, balance and quick feet. He runs with good power for his size. He can also start, stop and go. He hits the hole hard and decisive. Stewart can run between the tackles and outside. He's tough once he gets to the second level or in space because he can run through you or around you. He can also catch the ball effectively out of the backfield.

88) Christian Pellage
Class of 2015
Brooksville (Fla.) Nature Coast
Offensive Tackle
Offers from FSU, Virginia and USF.
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Scout.com’s take: It’s a little surprising that Pellage has had little scholarship offer action. This won’t last long, as he is on track to become one of the most highly recruited offensive line prospects in the state next season. He has enormous size, length, and good feet. Pellage has flexibility and shows the ability to be adept in both run blocking and in pass pro. He just needs to continue to work on his technique and filling out his frame.

89) Michael O’Connor

Class of 2014
Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy
Committed to Penn State
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Scout.com’s take: O'Connor just may be the top quarterback prospect from the Sunshine State. He has all the tools you are looking for in a quarterback - size, arm, mobility, good release and mechanics and his ability to absorb and execute a playbook. Now it's about fining tuning all these skills, putting it all together and performing with more consistency. O'Connor has a ton of upside and an incredibly bright future ahead of him

90) Michael Smith

Class of 2014
Miami (Fla.) Northwestern
Outside Linebacker
Committed to Miami
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Scout.com’s take: Smith is a big athlete that plays on the edge and his future home will depend on scheme (defensive end or outside linebacker). He consistently displays plus pass rushing potential and plays a physical game on the edge against the run. At this stage he is better suited to play closer to the line of scrimmage but he has flashed the athleticism to potentially play in space in more of a coverage role. Smith needs to get stronger and add weight.

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Geoff Vogt, Chad Simmons, Pat Burnham and Amy Campbell all contributed to this feature.

Jamie has been covering college football recruiting since 1992 and is entering his ninth year with Scout.com and FOXSportsNext. He’s currently a National Recruiting Analyst and Manager for the state of Florida. Jamie is also covering the NFL Draft for the network.
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