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College Football's 2021 Recruiting All-Name Team

College Football's 2021 Recruiting All-Name Team

College Football's 2021 Recruiting All-Name Team

Wednesday, Feb. 3 is National Signing Day, which means high school seniors across the country will be committing to the college football program of their choice. They make this decision official by sending in their Letter of Intent and, in essence, signing their name on the dotted line.

A large majority of his year's class has already made their decision, thanks to the early signing period in December. But between the two tent pole dates, thousands of players will be joining a new program. As you can imagine, there is quite a variety when it comes to the names of these players, including several involving NFL legacies. Fortunately for you, Athlon Sports has scoured 247Sports' extensive database to round up the best (and most interesting) names in the Class of 2021. Enjoy!

Note: Positions of players can vary from recruiting service. Players below are listed by position according to 247Sports.

2021 College Football Recruiting All-Name Team

Quarterback

General Booty (Allen), Allen, Texas

Bear Milacek (Boulder Creek), Phoenix

Jaxson Dart (Corner Canyon), Draper, Utah

Athan Kaliakmanis (Antioch Community), Antioch, Illinois

Heinrich Haarberg (Kearney Catholic), Kearney, Nebraska

Mareyohn Hrabowski (River Rouge), River Rouge, Michigan

Zyquez Perryman (Pleasant Grove), Pleasant Grove, Alabama

Quayde Hawkins (Bainbridge), Bainbridge, Georgia

Shawqi Itraish (Braden River), Bradenton, Florida

Ari Patu (Folsom), Folsom, California

Santino Marruci (Bartram Trail), Jacksonville, Florida

Kiael Kelly (Gaither), Tampa, Florida

Bubba Chandler (North Oconee), Bogart, Georgia

Shedeur Sanders* (Trinity Christian School), Cedar Hill, Texas

Jalen Kitna* (Burleson), Burleson, Texas

Ron Powlus III* (Penn), Mishawaka, Indiana

Running Back (includes All-Purpose and Fullback)

Seven McGee (East), Rochester, New York

Loveasea Carroll (IMG Academy), Bradenton, Florida

Max Balthazar (TRU Prep Academy), Miami Gardens, Florida

Tuna Altahir (Kamiakin), Kennewick, Washington

Daba Fofana (West Forsyth), Cumming, Georgia

Loyal Crawford (Memorial), Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Demie Sumo (Willingboro), Willingboro, New Jersey

Tank Young (St. Thomas Aquinas), Overland Park, Kansas

Al-Shadee Salaam (East Orange Campus), East Orange, New Jersey

Zahir Abdus-Salaam (Union City), Irvington, New Jersey

Marceese Yetts (Mater Dei), Santa Ana, California

Sieh Bangura (DeMatha Catholic), Hyattsville, Maryland

Jacques Badolato-Birdsell (Camas), Camas, Washington

Jordan Hornbeak (San Joaquin Memorial), Fresno, California

Cash Jones (Brock), Brock, Texas

Nickel Fields (Providence Day School), Charlotte, North Carolina

Iverson Celestine (Fontainebleau) Mandeville, Louisiana

Wide Receiver

Chevy Brenson (Christian Brothers College), O'Fallon, Missouri

O'Mega Blake (South Pointe), Rock Hill, South Carolina

Zhighlil McMillan (Independence), Frisco, Texas

Tsion Nunnally (Cardinal Newman), Santa Rosa, California

Majik Rector (Lancaster), Lancaster, Texas

Joseph Manjack (Memorial), Tomball, Texas

Breon Pass (Reidsville), Reidsville, North Carolina

Lemeke Brockington (Colquitt County), Moultrie, Georgia

Dino Kaliakmanis (Antioch Community), Antioch, Illinois

Jalil Farooq (Dr. Henry Wise), Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Jabez Tinae (Kennedy Catholic), Burien, Washington

Dekel Crowdus (Frederick Douglass), Lexington, Kentucky

Deamikkio Nathan (South Grand Prairie), Grand Prairie, Texas

Oronde Gadsden II (American Heritage), Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Orion Peters (Inglewood), Inglewood, California

Adonai Mitchell (Cane Ridge), Antioch, Tennessee

Ezavier Staples (Millikan), Long Beach, California

Marvin Harrison Jr.* (St. Joseph's Prep School), Philadelphia

Tight End

Shield Taylor (Alexandria), Alexandria, Louisiana

Moliki Matavao (Liberty), Henderson, Nevada

Lake McRee (Lake Travis), Austin, Texas

River Helms (West Limestone), Lester, Alabama

Keleki Latu (Jesuit), Carmichael, California

Leron Husbands (Charles Herbert Flowers), Washington, D.C.

Offensive Line

Seaburn Hines (Helena), Helena, Alabama

Kingsley Suamataia (Orem), Orem, Utah

Zen Michalski (Floyd Central), Floyds Knobs, Indiana

David Davidkov (New Trier), Winnetka, Illinois

Brandon Honorable (Martin Luther King), Detroit

Diego Pounds (Millbrook), Raleigh, North Carolina

Makylan Pounders (Byhalia), Byhalia, Mississippi

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Jimto Obidegwu (Archbishop Carroll), Washington, D.C.

Faaeanuu Pepe (Orange Lutheran), Orange, California

Saia Mapakaitolo (Red Mountain), Mesa, Arizona

Austin Gentle (McCallie School), Chattanooga, Tennessee

Cedrick Nicely (Gainesville) Gainesville, Georgia

Maximus Gibbs (St. John Bosco), Bellflower, California

Dodge Sauser (Grinnell Community Senior), Grinnell, Iowa

Jaelin Alstott-VanDeVanter (Mooresville), Mooresville, Indiana

Coco Lukrich (Park City), Park City, Utah

Okino King (Northwestern), Miami

Defensive Line

Victory Vaka (Westlake), Westlake Village, California

Tunmise Adeleye (Tompkins), Katy, Texas

Jahvaree Ritzie (Glenn), Kernersville, North Carolina

Zeiqui Lawton (South Charleston), Charleston, West Virginia

ZionAngelo Shockley (St. Frances Academy), Baltimore

Barylre Davenport (Chickasaw), Chickasaw, Alabama

Ikechukwu Iwunnah (Lakeview Centennial), Garland, Texas

Demeioun Robinson (Quince Orchard), Gaithersburg, Maryland

Monkell Goodwine (Rock Creek Christian Academy), Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Tiaoalii Savea (Desert Pines), Las Vegas

Taizse Johnson (St. John's), Washington, D.C.

Voi Tunuufi (East), Salt Lake City

Tobechi Okoli (Lincoln College Prep), Kansas City, Missouri

Ayo Adebogun (Homestead), Thiensville, Wisconsin

Zhen-Keith Sotelo (Kapolei), Kapolei, Hawaii

Omega Williams (Portsmouth Christian School), Portsmouth, Virginia

Fatafehi Vailea (Desert Pines), Las Vegas

Elroyal Morris (Dekaney), Houston

Zeek Biggers (West Rowan), Mount Ulla, North Carolina

Linebacker

Power Echols (Zebulon B. Vance), Charlotte, North Carolina

Matthew "Mojo" Weerts (Batavia), Batavia, Illinois

Smael Mondon (Paulding County), Dallas, Georgia

Yanni Karlaftis (West Lafayette), West Lafayette, Indiana

DJ Arkansas (Ryan), Denton, Texas

Trenilyas Tatum (Mount Zion), Jonesboro, Georgia

Ese Dubre (McEachern), Powder Springs, Georgia

Bam Booker (Winton Woods), Cincinnati

Zyrus Fiaseu (Liberty), Henderson, Nevada

Ricky Wolfgramm (East), Salt Lake City

Balansama Kamara (Central), Philadelphia

Naahlyee Bryant (Oak Park and River Forest), Oak Park, Illinois

Rhoody Jean-Louis (Miami Central), Miami

Jeremiah Trotter Jr.* (St. Joseph's), Philadelphia

Defensive Back

New Zealand Williams (St. Bernard), Playa Del Rey, California

Dink Jackson (Eau Gallie), Melbourne, Florida

Legend Doggett (Ola), McDonough, Georgia

Ga'Quincy McKinstry (Pinson Valley), Pinson, Alabama

Prophet Brown (Monterey Trail), Elk Grove, California

Winsome Frazier (Palm Beach Lakes), Palm Beach, Florida

Zxaequan Reeves (Cocoa), Cocoa, Florida

Xamarion Gordon (Warren), Downey, California

Lyrik Rawls (Marshall), Marshall, Texas

Sirad Bryant (Crisp County), Cordele, Georgia

Armorion Smith (River Rouge), Ecorse, Michigan

Zamajay Duncan (Lincoln), San Diego

Placide Djungu-Sungu (Martin), Arlington, Texas

Alzillion Hamilton (Hayward), Hayward, California

Athletes

Raider Damuni (Timpview), Provo, Utah

Shoes Brinkley (Mater Dei), Philadelphia

Velltray Jefferson (Edison), Fresno, California

Zeus Alefosio (Villa Park), Villa Park, California

Nykelius Johnson (West Florence), Florence, South Carolina

Quillen Howze (Chippewa Valley), Waterford, Michigan

Irone Jackson (Manatee), Bradenton, Florida

Mikeviun Titus (South Oak Cliff), Dallas

Aquavious Hunter (Jefferson County), Louisville, Georgia

*Did you know?

  • Shedeur Sanders, son of NFL Hall of Fame cornerback and current Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders, has committed to play for his father.
  • Jalen Kitna is the son of Jon Kitna, who threw for nearly 30,000 yards with 169 touchdowns in his 14-year NFL career.
  • Ron Powlus III is following in his father's (Ron) footsteps by committing to Notre Dame.
  • Marvin Harrison Jr. is the son of Marvin Harrison, the Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver who is in the top 10 all-time in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns.
  • Jeremiah Trotter Jr. is the son of Jeremiah Trotter, a four-time Pro Bowler in his 11-year career at linebacker.