Originally Posted by CoverTwo
Taking it way back on you guys .. Obviously there are quite a few players in the older classes that either didn't make it into school or left before they saw the field and it is too soon to make a determination on the recent classes but lets hear your thoughts. This is using Rivals ratings for every 4 and 5 star since 2002.
I tell you the first thing I notice is there is about a 50/50, maybe 60/40 split on guys that did and didn't pan out.
Not trying to make a point or anything, just offering a discussion topic on a slow Friday afternoon.
Ricardo Hurley - 5 star NO
Randy Jackson - 5 star NO
Darel Slay - 5 star NO
Aryhel Freeman -4 star - meh
Kenny Irons - 4 star - NOT AT USC...dammit
Jabari Levy - 4 star - YES
Corey Peoples - 4 star - NO
Moe Thompson - 4 star - YES, but he messed up big time and it cost him.
Troy Williamson - 4 star - YES
Demetris Summers - 5 star
Marcus Lawrence - 4 star
Blake Mitchell - 4 star
Syvelle Newton - 4 star
Marque Hall - 4 star
C.J. Barber - 4 star
Dorian Capers - 4 star
Jonathan Hannah - 4 star - NO
O.J. Murdock - 4 star -NO, RIP
Carlos Thomas - 4 star - YES, but at CB, not WR
Garrett Anderson - 4 star -YES
Kenrick Ellis - 4 star- We will never know
Hutch Eckerson - 4 star- YES, would have liked to see him develop sooner.
Chris Smelley - 4 star- NO
Kevin Young - 4 star- HELL NO
Chris Culliver - 5 star- YES, we moved him too much, but we had to.
Cliff Matthews - 4 star - YES, more than expected
Mark Barnes - 4 star- NO
Stephen Garcia - 4 star - Meh, he was good when he wanted to be.
Dion Lecorn - 4 star - YES, I blame injuries, not him.
Quintin Richardson - 4 star - NO
Travian Robertson - 4 star- YES, really thought he did well despite injury.
Ladi Ajiboye - 4 star- YES, he just sucked during his pro day.
Jason Barnes - 4 star- NO
Clifton Geathers - 4 star - YES, he was good
Joseph Hills - 4 star - NO, a big bust
Melvin Ingram - 4 star - HELLS YES, beyond expectations.
Brian Maddox - 4 star - NO...and it's weird, I expected more
Weslye Saunders - 4 star - YES, he was really good...on the field.
Eric Baker - 4 star -NO, but blame injuries.
CC Whitlock - 4 star - YES, we were just deep at CB when he was here.
Antonio Allen -4 star - YES, played like a 5 Star his Sr year.
Jarriel King - 4 star - YES, he was really good, and we moved him a lot.
Akeem Auguste - 4 star - YES, injuries but fought through them.
Stephon Gilmore - 4 star - YES, should've been a 5 star.
Damario Jeffrey - 4 star - NO, that ACL hurt him.
Jarvis Giles - 4 star - Who...NO
Alshon Jeffery - 4 star- YES, Should've been a 5 star.
Leon Mackey - 4 star - NO, didn't he not ever get here?
Tony Straughter - 4 star - YES, he was a good fill-in JUCO LB.
Chaz Sutton - 4 star - If you asked me 3 months ago, NO, today though YES.
Ben Axon - 4 star - Not fair, he never came.
Ronald Byrd - 4 star - NO
Duane Chisolm - 4 star - Not fair, he never came.
Matt Coffee - 4 star - NO, but had injuries
Josh Dickerson - 4 star YES, he was a good fill-in JUCO LB.
Devonte Holloman - 4 star YES, He should get drafted high.
Lamar Scruggs - 4 star NO
Marcus Lattimore - 5 star YES
Victor Hampton - 4 star -YES
A.J. Cann - 4 star -YES
Qua Gilchrist - 4 star -NO
Ace Sanders -4 star -YES
Jadeveon Clowney - 5 star YES
Kelcy Quarles - 4 star YES
Brandon Shell - 4 star YES, so far, but jury is still out.
Damiere Byrd - 4 star YES, so far, but jury is still out.
Philip Dukes - 4 star NO
Sheldon Royster - 4 star NO, but he never played/ really practiced
Brison Williams - 4 star YES
Mike Davis - 4 star YES
Shaq Roland - 4 star NO
Jerell Adams - 4 star YES
Jordan Diggs - 4 star YES, but hasn't played alot
Chaz Elder - 4 star...IDK, hasn't played.
Jody Fuller - 4 star...IDK, hasn't played.
Joe Harris -4 star...IDK, hasn't played or is even in Columbia.
Brock Stadnik - 4 star IDK, hasn't played