2019 College Football Recruiting Class Rankings: Linebackers

Recruiting Class Rankings by Position: DL | LB

By Corey Long – @CoreyLong
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The top-12 linebacker recruiting classes in 2019 (including transfers).

  1. Georgia
    Key Players: Nakobe Dean, Rian Davis, Trezmen Marshall
    Dean is the best linebacker prospect in the Class of 2019. Davis and Marshall are also top-10-15 prospects at the position. This is going to be a fun group to watch.

  2. LSU
    Key Players: Marcel Brooks, Kendall McCallum, Donte Starks
    Brooks looks like he’s a three-and-done prospect. He has everything you want in an outside linebacker prospect.

  3. Penn State
    Key Players: Brandon Smith, Lance Dixon
    Smith was the top prospect from Virginia in the Class of 2019 and top 25 in the nation.

  4. Alabama
    Key Players: Shane Lee, Christian Harris
    Lee already has the size to be an immediate contributor in college.

  5. Clemson
    Key Players: Bryton Constantin, Kane Patterson, Vonta Bentley
    The Tigers are a little thin in the front seven after losing several players to the NFL Draft. Bentley looks like a very physical prospect.

  6. Florida
    Key Players: Tyron Hopper, Diwun Black
    Both Hopper and Black have “SEC size” and could be immediate contributors for the Gators in the upcoming season.

  7. Washington
    Key Players: Daniel Heimuli, Josh Calvert
    Much like the Huskies did with their defensive line recruiting, they went for size. Heimuli, Calvert and Alphonzo Tuputala will all come in around 225 pounds.

  8. Florida State
    Key Players: Jaleel McRae, Kalen DeLoach
    McRae arrived in Tallahassee early and has already made it to the two deep. Florida State got size and depth in its linebacker class.

  9. Oregon
    Key Players: Mase Funa, Ge’mon Eaford
    Funa, at 6-foot-2, 245 pounds, is an absolute hitter at inside linebacker. Eaford is also a physical player who likes contact.

  10. Auburn
    Key Players: Owen Pappoe, Kameron Brown
    Pappoe was rated as the best outside linebacker in the Class of 2019 by some groups. Brown is a developmental prospect with good upside.

  11. Texas
    Key Players: De’Gabriel Floyd, David Gbenda
    Floyd could provide some early depth for the Longhorns. Marcus Tillman is a prospect who is worth keeping an eye on.

  12. Texas A&M
    Key Players: Andre White Jr., Ke’Shun Brown
    White was a big out-of-state pull from Pennsylvania and looks like he’s ready for SEC football.

Recruiting Class Rankings by Position: DL | LB

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