Highest-rated football recruits from Virginia over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from Virginia 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 Virginia 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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#40: Olu Hall (2004)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Robinson Secondary (Fairfax, VA)
- National ranking: #68 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9739 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (WDE)
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#39: Taquan Mizzell (2013)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Bayside (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #60 in 2013 (4 stars, 0.9734 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (APB)
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#38: Holland Fisher (2013)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Manchester (Midlothian, VA)
- National ranking: #58 in 2013 (4 stars, 0.9738 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (S)
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#37: Logan Thomas (2009)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Brookville (Lynchburg, VA)
- National ranking: #52 in 2009 (4 stars, 0.9742 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (PRO)
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#36: Demetrious Nicholson (2011)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Bayside (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #50 in 2011 (4 stars, 0.9734 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#35: Mike Glennon (2008)

- College: NC State
- High school: Westfield (Chantilly, VA)
- National ranking: #47 in 2008 (4 stars, 0.9773 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (PRO)
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#34: Teradja Mitchell (2018)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Catholic (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #44 in 2018 (4 stars, 0.9771 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (ILB)
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#33: Eli Harold (2012)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #43 in 2012 (4 stars, 0.9802 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (WDE)
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#32: Devon Hunter (2017)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Indian River (Chesapeake, VA)
- National ranking: #42 in 2017 (4 stars, 0.9799 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (S)
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#31: Kai Parham (2002)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Princess Anne (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #41 in 2002 (4 stars, 0.9827 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (WDE)
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#30: Ryan Williams (2008)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Unity Reed (Manassas, VA)
- National ranking: #40 in 2008 (4 stars, 0.9787 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (RB)
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#29: Keiland Williams (2006)

- College: LSU
- High school: Hargrave Military Academy (HS) (Chatham, VA)
- National ranking: #40 in 2006 (4 stars, 0.9805 rating)
- Position ranking: #11 (RB)
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#28: Damon McDaniel (2006)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Landstown (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #39 in 2006 (4 stars, 0.9807 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (WR)
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#27: Victor Harris (2005)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Highland Springs (Highland Springs, VA)
- National ranking: #39 in 2005 (4 stars, 0.9827 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (CB)
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#26: Justin Hunter (2010)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #33 in 2010 (4 stars, 0.9829 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (WR)
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#25: Tajh Boyd (2009)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Phoebus (Hampton, VA)
- National ranking: #31 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.984 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (PRO)
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#24: Phillip Sims (2010)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, VA)
- National ranking: #31 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9846 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (PRO)
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#23: Khalan Laborn (2017)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Catholic (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #29 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9867 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (APB)
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#22: Patrick Estes (2001)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Benedictine (Richmond, VA)
- National ranking: #29 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9871 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (TE)
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#21: Tony Grimes (2020)

- College: North Carolina
- High school: Princess Anne (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #28 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.986 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (CB)
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#20: Ricky Slade (2018)

- College: Penn State
- High school: C. D. Hylton (Woodbridge, VA)
- National ranking: #27 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.9853 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (APB)
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#19: Derrick Green (2013)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Hermitage (Richmond, VA)
- National ranking: #27 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9874 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (RB)
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#18: EJ Manuel (2008)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Bayside (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #26 in 2008 (5 stars, 0.9849 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DUAL)
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#17: Curtis Grant (2011)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Hermitage (Richmond, VA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9901 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ILB)
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#16: TreVeyon Henderson (2021)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Hopewell (Hopewell, VA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9874 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#15: Marcus Vick (2002)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Warwick (Newport News, VA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.991 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DUAL)
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#14: Ahmad Brooks (2002)

- College: Virginia
- High school: C. D. Hylton (Woodbridge, VA)
- National ranking: #20 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.9914 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#13: Brandon Smith (2019)

- College: Penn State
- High school: Louisa County (Mineral, VA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9911 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ILB)
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#12: Tyrod Taylor (2007)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Hampton (Hampton, VA)
- National ranking: #17 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9914 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#11: Jonathan Allen (2013)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Stone Bridge (Ashburn, VA)
- National ranking: #15 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9924 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (OLB)
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#10: Tristan Leigh (2021)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Robinson Secondary (Fairfax, VA)
- National ranking: #13 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9922 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (OT)
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#9: Christian Hackenberg (2013)

- College: Penn State
- High school: Fork Union Military (HS) (Fork Union, VA)
- National ranking: #13 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9927 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (PRO)
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#8: Andrew Brown (2014)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, VA)
- National ranking: #12 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9942 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#7: Michael Johnson (2002)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Heritage (Newport News, VA)
- National ranking: #12 in 2002 (5 stars, 0.9942 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (RB)
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#6: Josh Sweat (2015)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, VA)
- National ranking: #8 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.995 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#5: Levonta Taylor (2016)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #7 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9967 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#4: Quin Blanding (2014)

- College: Virginia
- High school: Bayside (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #6 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9968 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (S)
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#3: Da'Shawn Hand (2014)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Woodbridge (Woodbridge, VA)
- National ranking: #5 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9979 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (SDE)
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#2: Vidal Hazelton (2006)

- College: USC
- High school: Hargrave Military Academy (HS) (Chatham, VA)
- National ranking: #3 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9984 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WR)
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#1: Percy Harvin (2006)

- College: Florida
- High school: Landstown (Virginia Beach, VA)
- National ranking: #2 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.999 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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