2013 New 5-Star Recruits: Bell, Bigelow, Lawson, Willis and Fuller Are Rising

Full Ride@BR_FullRideB/R VideoMay 31, 2012

247Sports upgraded five players to 5-star status and J.C. Shurburtt, its national scouting director, joins Full Ride to talk about the freshly minted prospects.

Hear what 247Sports saw in Good Counsel cornerback Kendall Fuller to upgrade him from a 4-star prospect and raise his ranking to No. 9 in the country.

USC verbal commit Kenny Bigelow out of Eastern Christian Academy in Ekton, Md. was also awarded his fifth star this week.  Trojans fans should be getting excited about the 6’4” 297-pound monster defensive tackle.   Bigelow climbed to 14th on 247Sports’ latest rankings.

Who has ascended into the lead for Tempe, Ariz., cornerback Priest Willis?  J.C. breaks down what he is hearing on the recruiting trail about the new 5-star prospect.  Willis now checks in at No. 17 on 247Sports’ big board.

Milton High School (Alpharetta, Ga.) weak-side defensive end Carl Lawson also saw his stock rise to No. 18 overall.  Auburn fans, make sure you check out what made 247Sports elevate Lawson.

Rossville, Ga. safety Vonn Bell is the fifth player who gained 5-star status, moving up to No. 19 overall in the latest 247Sports rankings.  Watch to learn what makes Bell a special prospect.

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Lead image courtesy of 247Sports