Highest-rated football recruits from South Dakota over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from South Dakota over the last 20 years

Football recruiting provides reliable drama, with recruitments and announcements becoming events in their own right. We love to see players from our own states make it big, and watch with pride as they go on to successful careers, knowing their origins shaped them into professional players. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated football recruits from South Dakota since 2000 using 247Sports. Players are ranked by national ranking with ties broken by rating. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#10: Grant Treiber (2019)

- College: Iowa State
- High school: Lincoln (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #813 in 2019 (3 stars, 0.8634 rating)
- Position ranking: #65 (OT)
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#9: Blake Peterson (2019)

- College: Iowa State
- High school: Beresford (Beresford, SD)
- National ranking: #619 in 2019 (3 stars, 0.8727 rating)
- Position ranking: #38 (SDE)
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#8: Nash Hutmacher (2020)

- College: Nebraska
- High school: Chamberlain (Chamberlain, SD)
- National ranking: #588 in 2020 (3 stars, 0.8722 rating)
- Position ranking: #50 (DT)
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#7: Riley Reiff (2008)

- College: Iowa
- High school: Parkston (Parkston, SD)
- National ranking: #579 in 2008 (3 stars, 0.8639 rating)
- Position ranking: #53 (OT)
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#6: Chase Mason (2021)

- College: not committed
- High school: Viborg - 01 (Viborg, SD)
- National ranking: #480 in 2021 (3 stars, 0.8787 rating)
- Position ranking: #35 (QB)
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#5: Grant Schmidt (2015)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Roosevelt - 03 (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #469 in 2015 (3 stars, 0.8727 rating)
- Position ranking: #51 (OT)
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#4: Derek Farniok (2011)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Washington (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #456 in 2011 (3 stars, 0.866 rating)
- Position ranking: #46 (OT)
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#3: Matt Farniok (2016)

- College: Nebraska
- High school: Washington (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #322 in 2016 (4 stars, 0.8934 rating)
- Position ranking: #29 (OT)
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#2: Randolph Kpai (2021)

- College: Nebraska
- High school: Washington (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #255 in 2021 (4 stars, 0.9079 rating)
- Position ranking: #30 (LB)
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#1: Ryan Schuler (2003)

- College: Nebraska
- High school: Washington (Sioux Falls, SD)
- National ranking: #151 in 2003 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #14 (OT)
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