2011 Recruiting Ranks: LBs

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<p> Athlon releases its position-by-position recruiting rankings now that the schools have finalized the rankings.</p>

Athlon releases its position-by-position recruiting rankings now that the schools have finalized the personal information and positions.

Here are all the nationally rated running back prospects for 2011. A "nationally rated" prospects is anyone who received a vote in the Athlon Consensus 100. There were 269 nationally rated recruits in 2011. The AC100 ranking is where each prospect ranked nationally, regardless of position.

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Here are the top in-coming linebackers for 2011:

Rank Player Ht Wt Hometown AC100 School
1. Tony Steward 6'2" 225 St. Augustine, FL 15 Clemson
2. Stephone Anthony 6'3" 220 Wadesboro, NC 16 Clemson
3. Curtis Grant 6'3" 225 Richmond, VA 18 Ohio State
4. Steve Edmond 6'3" 235 Daingerfield, TX 23 Texas
5. Ishaq Williams 6'5" 242 Brooklyn, NY 27 Notre Dame
6. Trey DePriest 6'2" 232 Springfield, OH 32 Alabama
7. Lawrence Thomas 6'4" 245 Detroit, MI 34 Michigan State
8. Xzavier Dickson 6'3" 240 Griffin, GA 63 Alabama
9. James Vaughter 6'2" 235 Stone Mountain, GA 69 Stanford
10. C.J. Johnson 6'2" 235 Philadelphia, MS 92 Ole Miss
11. Travis Hughes 6'2" 225 Virginia Beach, VA 102 North Carolina
12. Ryan Shazier 6'2" 210 Pompano Beach, FL 111 Ohio State
13. Anthony Wallace 6'0" 221 Dallas, TX 126 Oregon
14. Tre Madden 6'0" 220 Mission Viejo, CA 130 USC
15. Lamar Dawson 6'2" 235 Danville, KY 133 USC
16. Sterling Bailey 6'5" 260 Gainesville, GA 146 Georgia
17. Ben Councell 6'5" 220 Ashville, NC 164 Notre Dame
18. A.J. Johnson 6'3" 245 Gainesville, GA 166 Tennessee
19. Anthony Sarao 6'0" 210 Absecon, NJ 183 USC
20. Shannon Brown 6'2" 225 Adel, GA 184 Alabama
21. Jason Gibson 6'3" 215 Gardena, CA 190 Cal
22. Trevon Randle 6'1" 205 League City, TX 197 LSU
23. Lateek Townsend 6'2" 200 Bennettsville, SC 213 Clemson
24. Kendall Thompson 6'3" 230 Carthage, TX 225 Texas
25. Anthony Rabasa 6'4" 233 Miami, FL 239 Notre Dame

- by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden)

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