1.DB Jalen Tabor, Friendship Collegiate, 6-1, 176

His recruitment began earlier and progressed faster than the Knights’ mega-recruit Eddie Goldman. Has a penchant for the big play and already holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Maryland and South Carolina, among others. [VIDEO]

2.DL Da’Shawn Hand, Woodbridge, 6-5, 245

All-Met is already attracting plenty of attention from opposing defenses and college recruiters, counts Virginia and Virginia Tech among his scholarship offers.

3.LB Devin Williams, St. John’s, 5-9, 195

Physical player enjoyed strong season after transferring from St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes; committed to Stanford before his sophomore year.

4.OL Damian Prince, McNamara, 6-6, 310

Massive lineman is closing in on 10 scholarship offers.

5.OL Sam Mustipher, Good Counsel, 6-4, 270

With two years on the varsity already, he has experience and talent that should allow him to shine.

Seven more players who should be top recruits before they are finished with high school:

WR-DB D’Andre Payne, H.D. Woodson, 6-0, 190

RB Jonathan Haden, Carroll, 5-9, 165

WR Omar Truitt, St. John’s, 5-10, 167

DL Orlando Brown, DeMatha, 6-8, 330

LB Spencer Kleinrichert, DeMatha 6-3, 210

OL Sam Madaras, Good Counsel, 6-2, 315

RB Solomon Vault, Gaithersburg, 5-10, 165

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Database: Recruit Watch