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National Signing Day 2011: The Top Commitment and Target of Every Top 25 Team

Bleacher ReportCorrespondent INovember 8, 2016

National Signing Day 2011: The Top Commitment and Target of Every Top 25 Team

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    National Signing Day 2011 approaches quickly and teams are making their final movements before the all-important day.

    Which key players will land with which school? Will Jadeveon Clowney end up with South Carolina or at Auburn? Will Isaiah Crowell end up with Georgia, joining the recently committed Ray Drew?

    Many programs have their top recruits already signed, sealed and delivered. Others have them verbally committed and still press on with their top targets.

    Here are the top committed players and top remaining targets for each Top 25 team.

25. Central Florida Top Commitment: Jacques Mackeroy

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    Mackeroy is a 3-star wide receiver. ESPN ranks him No. 63 at the position.

25. Central Florida Top Target: Jerrell Moore

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    Moore is a 3-star running back, considered the 27th-ranked player at the position by ESPN.com. 

24. Hawaii Top Commitment: Ellis Henderson

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    Henderson is the 56th-ranked athlete and a 3-star recruit.

24. Hawaii Top Target: Juda Parker

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    Parker is a 3-star defensive end and is ranked No. 159 in the class of 2011's deep group at the position.

23. Florida State Top Commitment: Karlos Williams

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    Williams is the nation's top-ranked safety and a consensus 5-star safety.

23. Florida State Top Target: Tony Steward

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    Steward, the nation's top-ranked inside linebacker, is a 5-star recruit and one of the nation's top recruits.

22. West Virginia Top Commitment: Terrell Chestnut

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    Chestnut is a 3-star recruit and is ranked No. 61 at the athete position by ESPN.com.

22. West Virginia Top Target: Dominique Terrell

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    Terrell, who is visiting Miami this weekend, is a 4-star athlete, considered to be a Top 20 talent at the position.

21. Mississippi State Top Commitment: Jermaine Whitehead

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    Whitehead is a 4-star athlete recruit, ranked No. 27 by ESPN.com at the position.

21. Mississippi State Top Target: Kevin McReynolds

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    McReynolds is the nation's No. 26 defensive tackle and ranked as a 4-star recruit by multiple sites.

20. South Carolina Top Commitment: Kelcy Quarles

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    Quarles is a 4-star defensive tackle out of Fork Uniion Military Academy. 

20. South Carolina Top Target: Jadeveon Clowney

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    Clowney is the nation's top-ranked recruit, according to every major recruiting outlet, and is a 5-star defensive end.

19. Utah Top Commitment: Harvey Langi

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    Langi is a 3-star running back and projects as perhaps the best fullback in the class of 2011.

19. Utah Top Target: Junior Pomee

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    The nation's 13th-ranked tight end, Pomee is a 4-star recruit.

18. Nebraska Top Commitment: Aaron Green

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    Green is a 5-star running back, ranked as the third best at the position in the class of 2011.

18. Nebraska Top Target: Antoine Arnold

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    Arnold is a 4-star wide receiver ranked at No. 33 in the nation, according to ESPN.com.

17. Texas A&M Top Commitment: Taylor Bertolet

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    Bertolet is the nation's second-ranked kicker and considered as a 4-star recruit by ESPN.com.

17. Texas A&M Top Target: Andrew Peterson

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    The nation's 18th-ranked offensive tackle is a 4-star recruit.

16. Alabama Top Commitment: Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix

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    Clinton-Dix is the No. 2 safety in the country and considered a 4- or 5-star recruit across the board.

16. Alabama Top Target: Jadeveon Clowney

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    Clowney is the nation's top-ranked recruit according to every major recruiting outlet and is a 5-star defensive end.

15. Nevada Top Commitment: Jeffrey Lark

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    Lark is considered the No. 31 safety and a 3-star recruit by ESPN.com.

15. Nevada Top Target: Jalen Rosales

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    Rosales is a 3-star defensive end.

14. Oklahoma State Top Commitment: Herschel Sims

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    Sims is the nation's No. 10 running back and a 4- or 5-star recruit, depending on which recruiting service you're reading.

14. Oklahoma State Top Target: Dominique Petties

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    Petties is a 4-star outside linebacker and is ranked No. 15 at the position by ESPN.com.

13. Virginia Tech Top Commitment: Kris Harley

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    Harley is a 4-star defensive tackle, ranked No. 12 at the position by ESPN.com.

13. Virginia Tech Top Target: Stephone Anthony

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    Anthony is the No. 1 outside linebacker and is a 5-star recruit, according to most recruiting outlets.

12. Missouri Top Commitment: Shane Ray

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    Ray is a 3-star defensive end, ranked 35th at the position.

12. Missouri Top Target: Dominique Petties

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    Petties is a 4-star outside linebacker and is ranked No. 15 at the position by ESPN.com.

11. LSU Top Commitment: Anthony Johnson

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    Johnson is the No. 1 defensive tackle and is a consensus 5-star recruit.

11. LSU Top Target: Tim Jernigan

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    Jernigan is a 5-star defensive tackle and considered the No. 2 player at the position.

10. Boise State Top Commitment: Blake Renaud

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    Renaud is the 19th-ranked inside linebacker and considered a 3-star recruit by ESPN.com.

10. Boise State Top Target: Rickey Lunford

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    Lunford is a 3-star running back.

9. Michigan State Top Commitment: Lawrence Thomas

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    Thomas is the eighth-ranked inside linebacker and a 4-star recruit according to ESPN.com.

9. Michigan State Top Target: Darian Cooper

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    Cooper is the 21st-ranked defensive tackle and a 4-star recruit.

8. Arkansas Top Commitment: Mitch Smothers

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    Smothers is a 4-star offensive guard, considered by ESPN.com to be the third best in the nation.

8. Arkansas Top Target: Andrew Peterson

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    The nation's 18th-ranked offensive tackle is a 4-star recruit.

7. Oklahoma Top Commitment: Brandon Williams

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    Williams is the No. 5 running back in the country and a 4-star recruit.

7. Oklahoma Top Target: Jermauria Rasco

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    Rasco is a 4- or 5-star defensive and ranked by ESPN.com as the No. 17 player at the position.

6. Ohio State Top Commitment: Steve Miller

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    Miller is the sixth-ranked defensive end and a 4- or 5-star recruit.

6. Ohio State Top Target: Curtis Grant

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    Grant is the No. 3 inside linebacker and considered a 4- or 5-star recruit.

5. Wisconsin Top Commitment: A.J. Jordan

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    Jordan is a 4-star wide receiver out of Ohio.

5. Wisconsin Top Target: Curt Maggitt

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    Maggitt is a 4-star outside linebacker ranked third at the position by ESPN.com.

4. Stanford Top Commitment: James Vaughters

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    Vaughters is a 5-star inside linebacker and considered the No. 2 player at the position.

4. Stanford Top Target: Todd Peat Jr.

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    Peat is a 4-star defensive tackle and ranked at No. 24 among players at the position by ESPN.com.

3. TCU Top Commitment: LaDarius Brown

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    Brown is a 4-star wide receiver ranked 17th at the position by ESPN.com.

3. TCU Top Target: Daniel Davis

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    Davis is a 3-star defensive end, according to ESPN.com.

2. Oregon Top Commitment: Devon Blackmon

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    Blackmon is the No. 2 athlete in the country and a 5-star recruit according to most recruiting outlets.

2. Oregon Top Target: Marqise Lee

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    Lee is the No. 14 athlete recruit and a 4-star player.

1. Auburn Top Commitment: Christian Westerman

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    Westerman is the No. 2 offensive tackle and a 5-star recruit according to ESPN.com.

1. Auburn Top Target: Cyrus Kouandjio

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    Kouandjio is the top-ranked offensive tackle and considered one of the top remaining undeclared recruits.

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