The 5-star recruit is the best of the best, and it is a status that every single high school football player covets. Many are frankly disappointed when they don't get the honor, and those who do cherish it because it's a rare accomplishment.
With several prominent recruiting sites and publications in the recruiting industry, there are some differences in which recruits are deserving of 5-stars. I've looked at ESPNU, Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com and assembled a list of any uncommitted recruit who is considered a 5-star prospect by any of those four sites.
Here's the latest news on all of them.