Now more than ever, in college football recruiting, versatility is a skill that is coveted by coaches around the country.
Ever so often, there are a handful of elite prospects in each class that have the ability and toughness to play more than one position at a high level.
The recent phenomenon of coaches recruiting players as “athletes” isn’t going away anytime soon.
The 2017 class features a small, but talented crop of players who could make an impact at more than one position in college.
In fact, there are seven prospects—headlined by 5-star JaCoby Stevens—who rank among the nation’s Top 70 overall prospects.
The latest installment of B/R’s CFB Future 100 series put the nation’s top athletes under a microscope.
We will take a crack at projecting them at the position we believe they will play on the college level and scoring them on their ability to develop when they focus on one spot full-time.
How do the athletes of the 2017 class stack up in comparison to one another, and where will these stud recruits line up at the college level?
All analysis provided by B/R National Recruiting Analyst Sanjay Kirpalani.