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Pre-Spring Recruiting Rankings 2009

With recruiting having become a year-round spectacle, it is now never too early to start looking ahead to the 2009 recruiting class in Miami-Dade and Broward. So, last week, a day after the 2008 class was complete, I sat down with recruiting guru Larry Blustein to compile Pre-Spring football rankings for next year's classes in Dade and Broward. This is what we came up with.

MIAMI-DADE/BROWARD PRESPRING RANKINGS
1. Eugene Smith, QB, 6-3, 195, Miramar
2. Lamar Miller, RB, 5-11, 215, Killian
3. Oliver Vernon, DE, 6-3, 220, American
4. Dwayne Difton, WR, 6-1, 175, St. Thomas Aquinas
5. Frankie Telfort, LB, 5-11, 205, Gulliver Prep
6. Shane Gordon, LB, 6-1, 210, Cypress Bay
7. Ed Stinson, DE, 6-5, 235, South Dade
8. Antwan Lowery, DL, 6-3, 300, Columbus
9. Ricardo Dixon, DB, 6-0, 190, Hallandale
10. Brandon McGee, QB, 6-1, 180, Plantation
11. Xavier Rhodes, WR, 6-2, 180, Norland
12. Trabis Ward, RB, 5-10, 200, Ft. Lauderdale Dillard
13. Brandon Taylor, DL, 6-1, 295, Dr. Krop
14. Rodney Smith, WR, 6-5, 201, Archbishop Carroll
15. Tevin McCaskill, S, 6-1, 190, Northwestern
16. Duron Carter, WR, 6-1, 180, St. Thomas Aquinas
17. Jamaal Berry, RB, 5-11, 190, Miami Palmetto
18. Sterling Griffin, S, 6-1, 175, Monsignor Pace
19. Quan Anthony Fletcher, LB , 6-2, 240, Dr. Krop
20. Natturner Harris, DB, 6-1, 180, Booker T. Washington
21. Jared Wheeler, OL, 6-6, 295, American Heritage
22. A'kevis Anderson, S, 5-10, 200, Hallandale
23. Victor Marc, QB, 6-1, 200, Hallandale
24. Michael Carter, CB , 6-0, 170, Ely
25. Nico Flores, QB, 6-3, 210, North Miami Beach

Others to watch
Miami-Dade: WR Kenny Whittaker, 5-11, 165, Columbus; WR Dontravious Floyd, 6-3, 205, South Dade; WR Gary Bush, 6-1, 180, Columbus; WR Darryl Williams, 5-9, 180, Palmetto; OL Danny Palacio, 6-3, 300, Archbishop Carroll; LB Daniel Mack, 6-0, 195, Dade Christian; DB Frank Crawford, 6-1, 180, Gulliver; DB David Ribero, 5-11, 170, Archbishop Carroll; DB Derrick Hopkins, 5-6, 160, Monsignor Pace.
Broward: QB Denard Robinson, 6-0, 190, Deerfield Beach; QB Ryan Becker, 6-0, 185, St. Thomas Aquinas; RB DeShaun Sands, 5-8, 175, Coconut Creek Monarch; WR Steadman Bailey, 6-1, 180, Miramar; OL Steven Jacques, 6-5, 280, South Broward; LB Connor O'Neill, 6-1, 180, Thomas Aquinas; LB Austin Gamble, 6-0, 205, Cypress Bay; LB Roderic Blount, 6-0, 200, Everglades; S Adrian Whitty, 5-11, 185, Deerfield Beach.

Feel free to give us your thoughts as time progresses. Obviously this is a very early list. We'll tinker with it after the spring games in May.

Also, be sure to checkout the latest edition of The Countdown, our high school podcast. It's the conversation Blustein and I had wrapping up the 2008 class and looking ahead to 2009.

-- MANNY NAVARRO

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