High school football action is underway across the nation, as hundreds of teams kicked off the regular season in the final days of August. Regardless of what happened last year, each squad gets a fresh start and hope springs eternal.
The return of high school football gives us a chance to assess some of the sport's premier recruits. Each week, we'll take a look back at a busy slate of matchups and identify the impactful performances of prospects.
While some states won't welcome in the regular season until the first few weeks of September, we span the country and examine key games for America's most talented playmakers. Here's a look at the best of a wild opening week.
Recruit rankings and information courtesy of 247Sports.com.