Midwest Hot 100
August Edition
RankNamePosCity (ST) High SchoolHt/WtVerbal
1 Josh OgelsbyOLMilwaukee (Wis.) St. Francis6/8/312/5.3Wisconsin
 Future Badger may be the best lineman in the nation
2 Ronald JohnsonCBMuskegon (Mich.)6-0/185/4.4 
 Possibly the best pure athlete in the Midwest
3 Martez WilsonDEChicago (Ill) Simeon6-4/228/4.5 
 Reminds some of a young Simeon Rice
4 John ClayRBRacine (Wis.) Park6-3/220/4.5 
 May be the best big-back in the nation this year.
5 Ben MartinDECincinnati (Ohio) La Salle6-5/225/4.65 
 Martin has all the tools to be a very special player, for a long time.
6 Eugene CliffordSCincinnati (Ohio) Colerain6-2/190/4.5 
 Could very well end up as the state's top prospect.
7 Joseph BarksdaleDTDetroit (Mich.) Cass Tech6-5/315/5.1 
 Barksdale is intense and never quits.
8 Ryan VanBergenDEWhitehall (Mich.)6-5/250/4.9Michigan
 Amazing upside, could be a force in the Big Ten
9 Dionte AllenCBOrchard Lake (Mich.) St. Mary's6-0/170/4.4 
 Allen may be the best cover corner in the country
10 Robert HughesRBChicago (Ill.) Hubbard5-11/227/4.6 
 Does not get the pub that other backs do, but he should.
11 Josh BrentDTBloomington (Ill.) Central Catholic6-3/295/5.0 
 A great leverage player who has a tremendously strong base and gets after it.
12 Devon TorrenceSCanton (Ohio) South6-1/190/4.6 
 Baseball or football? That is the question.
13 Jerimy FinchSIndianapolis (Ind.) Warren Central6-2/200/4.6Michigan
 A brute, physical force who could eventually play linebacker.
14 Dave MolkOLLemont (Ill.)6-2/270/5.0 
 A gritty mauler who dominates inside.
15 Christian BallardDELawrence (Kan.) Free State6-4/265/4.6Kansas
 Just scratching the surface. He doesn't even know how good he is.
16 Boom HerronRBWarren (Ohio) Harding5-10/190/4.55Ohio State
 May be the best pure back in a state that produces some good backs.
17 Martell WebbWRPontiac (Mich.) Northern6-5/210/4.7Michigan
 Long and rangy and can motor. Once he thickens up..Lookout!
18 Brandon SaineRBPiqua (Ohio)6-1/200/4.4Ohio State
 Has true game breaking speed and could play a number of positions.
19 Michael KeckDEHarrisonville (Mo.)6-5/220/4.6 
 Strength and speed off the edge. Keck is a defensive playmaker.
20 C.J. PeakeSTrotwood (Ohio) Trotwood-Madison6-2/208/4.5 
 Has the size of a linebacker and covers like a corner.
21 Chris ColasantiLBBloomfield Hills (Mich.) Brother Rice6-2/232/4.7Penn State
 Next in a long line of great linebackers at Penn State
22 Darris SawtelleOLBloomfield Hills (Mich.) Brother Rice6-5/285/5.2Tennessee
 Light on his feet for a lineman of his size.
23 Antonio JeremiahDTHilliard (Ohio) Darby6-5/270/5.2 
 Offense or defense? That is the question.
24 Niles PaulWROmaha (Neb.) North6-1/200/4.4Nebraska
 Paul has National Top 100 potential
25 Tyler NielsenLBHumboldt (Iowa)6-4/215/4.5Iowa
 Impressive lateral speed. Nielsen makes plays sideline to sideline.
26 Dale MartinRBBolingbrook (Ill.)5-11/195/4.4 
 Very productive back who does it all.
27 Nate OliverSLakewood (Ohio) St. Ed's6-0/195/4.55Ohio State
 Tenacious hitter in the secondary.
28 Andrew DaileyLBMassillon (Ohio) Washington6-3/215/4.6 
 A former safety, who is tremendous in coverage.
29 Logan GrayQBColumbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge6-2/180/4.6Georgia
 One of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation.
30 Bryan BulagaDTWoodstock (Ill.) Marian Catholic6-5/250/4.8Iowa
 Once he fills out he could be a monster.
31 Taurian WashingtonWROrchard Lake (Mich.) St. Mary's6-0/175/4.5Ohio State
 Speed, strength, ball skills, what's not to like?
32 Jordan BernstineSDes Moines (Iowa) Lincoln5-11/200/4.38 
 Should be mentioned with the best athletes in the country
33 Cedric EversonCBDetroit (Mich.) Mumford6-1/176/4.3 
 May have the best clsoing speed in the nation.
34 Aron WhiteTEColumbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge6-4/210/4.7 
 Looked exceptional at the Hoover 7-on-7
35 Jordan MabinCBMacedonia (Ohio) Nordonia5-11/185/4.5 
 Could play RB or CB. Improved his stock with combines and camps
36 Adrien RobinsonTEIndianapolis (Ind.) Warren Central6-5/225/4.6 
 When he fills out, could be a potential All-American type player.
37 Doug BeaumontWRLouisville (Ky.) Male5-9/180/4.4 
 Can be catergorized as a "Tweener" but he can play somewhere.
38 Harland GunnOLOmaha (Neb.) Central6-2/320/5.2Miami
 Two years in the system and watch out ACC.
39 Steven ThreetQBAdrian (Mich.)6-5/220/4.8Georgia Tech
 Possibly the nation's most underated QB.
40 Keith NicholQBLowell (Mich.)6-2/190/4.7Michigan State
 Very Accurate quarterback with above average arm strength.
41 Mark DellWRFarmington Hills (Mich.) Harrison6-1/175/4.5 
 He is good now, just wait until he learns the game.
42 Kevin RouseLBJoliet (Ill.) Catholic6-1/220/4.57 
 Rouse is a "Throwback" old school middle backer.
43 Darren EvansRBIndianapolis (Ind.) Warren Central6-1/210/4.58Virginia Tech
 One of the top power backs in the country.
44 Vince HelmuthRBSaline (Mich.)6-2/248/4.9Michigan
 Outstanding fullback, who could grow into a DT.
45 Victor AndersonRBLouisville (Ky.) St. Xavier5-9/180/4.4West Virginia
 Vic has all the tools to be a great one.
46 Cody HundertmarkDTHumbodt (Iowa)6-3.5/265/4.8Iowa
 Blew up after the Scout combine in Iowa City. Great burst off the edge.
47 Solomon ThomasDEWest Chester (Ohio) Lakota West6-5/225/4.7 
 Had a dominating performance at Ohio State's senior advanced camp.
48 Anthony MorrisWRHarvey (Ill.) Thornton6-3/200/4.5 
 As elusive off the field as he is on it.
49 Lamark BrownLBSt. Louis (Mo.) Hazelwood West6-3/220/4.55Kansas State
 Remember his name Big Twelve Fans.
50 Donnie EvegeCBHuber Heights (Ohio) Wayne5-11/185/4.5Ohio State
 Showed great cover skills at Ohio States senior camp.
51 Chris SmithQBSouth Point (Ohio)6-3/215/4.7Marshall
 Possesses a cannon and has a linebacker mentality.
52 Quincy LandinghamSBloomfield Hills (Mich.) Lahser6-0/205/4.5Michigan State
 Very good cover safety who will provide run-support.
53 Demetrius DavisDTSt, Joseph (MO.) Benton6-2/285/4.96Nebraska
 Cat like quick, gets tremendous upfield push.
54 Derek KnightSDetroit (Mich.) Renaissance6-0/190/4.6 
 A very physical safety with cover skills.
55 Skylar JonesQBMiddletown (Ohio)6-2/180/4.3 
 Stock has risen as high as anyone's this summer.
56 Jermale HinesLBCleveland (Ohio) Glenville6-1/200/4.5 
 Often gets the dreaded "Tweener" tag, but the kid can flat-out play.
57 Colin SandemanWRBettendorf (Iowa)6-1/198/4.5Iowa
 A polished receiver with great ball skills.
58 Artis ChambersSFt. Wayne (Ind.) Harding6-2/185/4.5Michigan
 Athletic safety with great upside.
59 Dewey ElliotLBFairfield (Ohio)6-1/240/4.7 
 Reads and reacts as fast as any linebacker we've seen.
60 Aaron NagelLBLemont (Ill.)6-1/215/4.52Notre Dame
 Nagle is one of those kids who lives for football and leaves everything on the field.
61 Blake LawrenceLBOverland Park (Kan.) Shawnee Mission West6-3/210/4.6 
 He can do it all and he usually does.
62 Jared CrickDECozad (Neb.)6-6/245/4.8Nebraska
 One of the best kept secrets in the nation.
63 Nick ToonWRMiddleton (Wis.)6-2/195/4.7Wisconsin
 Son of Al Toon , could be a very exciting player in the near future.
64 Morgan WilliamsRBCanton (Ohio) McKinley6-0/190/4.5 
 The only thing holding him back may be academics.
65 Donald StephensonOLKansas City (Mo.) Central6-6/275/5.2 
 Opened up his recruitment and has seen his stock rise greatly.
66 Ryan WheatDTFlint (Mich.) Carman-Ainsworth6-4/295/4.9 
 A physical force on the defensive front.
67 Jack CornellOLQuincy (Ill.) Notre Dame6-7/305/5.2 
 Cornell is as technically sound as they come.
68 Broderick BinnsDEMinneapolis (Minn.) Cretin-Derham Hall6-2/230/4.75 
 Doesn't get the publicity he deserves. Could be a great college player.
69 Marvin McNuttQBSt. Louis (Mo.) Hazelwood Central6-3/190/4.6Iowa
 An athletic QB with pocket skills
70 Vincent BrowneDELisbon (Ohio) David Anderson6-5/254/4.7Northwestern
 One of the most intriguing athletes in the nation. Great measurables.
71 Kyle JeffersonWRCleveland (Ohio) Glenville6-5/175/4.5 
 Has explosive speed and could be very good if he fills out.
72 Max DedmondTEEvansville (Ind.) Central6-5/240/4.75 
 An athletic tightend with a great frame, could be special.
73 Stuart HinesOLBowling Green (Ky.)6-5/275/5.2 
 Great feet and a devastating punch. He gets to the second level and can pass set well.
74 Jayson PalmgrenOLKansas City (Mo.) North6-2/285/5.2 
 Prototype interior road grader who finsihes his blocks.
75 George WhiteLBFlint (Mich.) Carman-Ainsworth6-3/249/4.8Michigan State
 Another prospect who can be a MLB or a DT down the road.
76 Brian SmithLBOverland Park (Kan.) St. Thomas Aquinas6-2.5/222/4.6 
 Very intense competitor with great genetics.
77 Diauntae MorrowCBLakewood (Ohio) St. Ed's6-0/185/4.6 
 A very physical cornerback, who can cover.
78 Derrick ShermanWRCincinnati (Ohio) Withrow6-0/180/4.5Purdue
 Downfield threat who fears nothing.
79 Thomas MerriweatherRBSt. Louis (Mo.) Hazelwood East5-11/190/4.5 
 A very explosive back who is as productive as they come.
80 Demetrius BellRBOlathe (Kan.) East5-7.5/155/4.6Kansas State
 Can Bell be the next Darren Sproles?
81 Clyde AufnerOLRaymore (Mo.) Raymore-Peculiar6-7/250/4.9Kansas State
 It will take a few years, but Aufner has a great future.
82 Arthur RayOLChicago (Ill.) Mount Carmel6-2/297/5.2Boston College
 Tremendous feet and a very quick punch. Will finish his blocks.
83 Chris RuckerCBDetroit (Mich.) Country Day5-8/160/4.4 
 A talented big play receiver, but his future may be on defense.
84 Luke LambertLBBrookfield (Mo.)6-3/215/4.6Missouri
 Impressed onlookers at the Iowa combine.
85 Nick SchepisOLCuyahoga Falls (Ohio) Walsh-Jesuit6-4/280/5.2 
 Could be the best interior lineman in Ohio
86 Jeff BoydDTIndianapolis (Ind.) Warren Central6-4/280/5.2Kentucky
 Athletic down lineman with a nasty disposition.
87 Chase DumphordOLParis (Ky.)6-5/300/5.2 
 Chase doesn't realize how good Chase can be.
88 Ryan KerriganDEMuncie (Ind.) Central6-5/225/4.8 
 Steady and consistent. He is always where he is supposed to be.
89 Dane SanzenbacherWRToledo (Ohio) Central Catholic5-11/175/4.49Ohio State
 Has torched everyone on the summer camp circuit.
90 Daryle BallewDTCincinnati (Ohio) Withrow6-4/285/5.0Illinois
 Roadblock on the defensive front. Once he learns leverage he could be devastating.
91 Michael BoldenSEvanston (Ill.) Evanston Township6-1/175/4.48 
 Has exploded on the scene with a fantastic summer.
92 Chase MinnifieldCBLexington (Ky.) Henry Clay6-0/180/4.5Virginia
 A great athlete with very good genetics.
93 Victor ReynoldsCBOak Creek (Wisc.)6-0/195/4.4 
 Has the size and speed to truly be a force in the secondaty.
94 Charlie HatcherDEHamilton (Ohio)6-4/275/4.8 
 Very explosive off the edge, but he could be special down inside.
95 Rolandis WoodlandWRSt. Louis (MO.) Lutheran North6-5/185/4.45 
 Similar in stature to Martell Webb only faster
96 Chris GivensWRChillicothe (Ohio)6-2/190/4.6Miami (Ohio)
 Doesn't standout in one area, but he does everything well.
97 David GilreathWRRobbinsdale (Minn.) Armstrong5-9/160/4.38 
 Put him in the slot and turn him loose.
98 Phillip BatesQBOmaha (Neb.) North6-2/195/4.5Iowa State
 Rivals Paul as the best athlete in Nebraska
99 Josh RooksTEHolland (Mich.) Christian6-5/250/4.75 
 Has looked good all summer long.
100 Anthony JacobsDENorthfield (Minn.) 6-3/250/4.65Minnesota
 Great combination of size and speed off the edge.