Being named a 5-star prospect is a huge honor and means that you're a supreme prospect who is at an elite level. It's the status in recruiting that is the most coveted by high school football players around the country.
It doesn't always mean that you're going to be a superstar, but it's a desired honor nonetheless. 4-star prospects are also highly touted and excellent football players. They just may be a notch below where a 5-star prospect is at right now.
Like I frequently say, recruiting and rankings are very fluid. This includes star ratings, and looking across the landscape now, I see several 4-star prospects who are getting close to becoming 5-star prospects.
Let's take a look at who they are.