Rivals.com Top 30 High School Football Players in North Carolina

Posted by Andy Durham on August 15, 2008 at 1:38 pm under High School | 3 Comments to Read

1 Donte Moss
Jacksonville (NC) Northside DE 6-4/235 North Carolina
Moss rushed for 15 touchdowns on offense and broke up 9 passes on defense as a junior.
2 Jheranie Boyd
Gastonia (NC) Ashbrook WR 6-2/184 list
Boyd had 47 catches for 1,151 yards and 11 scores as a junior.
3 Xavier Nixon
Fayetteville (NC) Jack Britt OL 6-6/263 list
Nixon led his team to a 10-3 record as a junior.
4 Desmond Scott
Durham (NC) Hillside RB 5-9/185 Duke
Scott rushed for 905 yards and caught passes for 625 yards as a junior.
5 Justin Dixon
Smithfield (NC) Smithfield Selma Senior LB 6-0/228 North Carolina
Dixon had 160 tackles and an interception as a junior.
6 Terry Shankle
Norwood (NC) South Stanly DB 5-10/167 list
Shankle had an impressive 15 interceptions as a junior.
7 Jared McAdoo
Chapel Hill (NC) Chapel Hill DT 6-2/285 North Carolina
McAdoo had 59 tackles with 20 for a loss and 13 sacks as a junior.
8 Hawatha Bell
Matthews (NC) Butler LB 6-1/225 list
Bell had more than 100 tackles and three sacks as a junior.
9 Larry Raper
Shelby (NC) Shelby ATH 5-10/165 Clemson
Raper rushed for 722 yards and 10 touchdowns while catching passes for 273 yards and six more scores as a junior.
10 Curtis Porter
Charlotte (NC) Victory Christian DT 6-2/334 Miami
Porter will play at Victory Christian High School as a senior, transferring from West Charlotte.
11 Travis Bond
Windsor (NC) Bertie OL 6-7/330 list
Bond helped lead his team to a 10-4 record as a junior.
12 Tyler Shatley
Connellys Springs (NC) East Burke ATH 6-3/255 Clemson
Shatley rushed for 938 yards and 14 scores as a junior.
13 Justin Foxx
Charlotte (NC) Victory Christian DE 6-3/211 Duke
Foxx had 12 sacks and seven forced fumbles in eight games as a junior.
14 Rickey Dowdy
High Point (NC) High Point Central LB 6-1/229 N.C. State
Dowdy had 74 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior.
15 Quan Rucker
Statesville (NC) West Iredell WR 6-0/182 Wake Forest
Rucker had 52 catches for 642 yards and five touchdowns as a junior.
16 Ty Howle
Bunn (NC) Bunn OL 6-2/290 Penn State
Howle was named all-conference and all-state as a junior leading his team to a 9-3 record.
17 D.J. Bunn
Smithfield (NC) Smithfield Selma Senior DB 5-11/190 North Carolina
Bunn plays safety in high school but will be a cornerback in college.
18 Tucker Windle
Charlotte (NC) Charlotte Catholic TE 6-3/221 Virginia
Windle caught 15 passes for 384 yards and seven touchdowns on offense and 54 tackles on defense as a junior.
19 Josh Hunter
Charlotte (NC) Mallard Creek DB 6-2/172 list
Hunter had 5 interceptions and 15 pass breakups as a junior.
20 Kendrick Wiggins
Durham (NC) Southern Durham WR 5-10/181 list
Wiggins was a standout at the North Carolina NIKE Camp this spring.
21 Will Simmons
Ahoskie (NC) Hertford County OL 6-5/322 East Carolina
Simmons led his team to a 9-4 record as a junior.
22 Vincent Davis
Monroe (NC) Sun Valley WR 6-1/195 North Carolina
Davis caught 60 passes for 850 yards and 12 scores as a junior.
23 David Collins
Kernersville (NC) East Forsyth OL 6-7/325 North Carolina
Collins will follow both his parents to North Carolina State.
24 Everett Proctor
Fayetteville (NC) Jack Britt ATH 6-1/190 N.C. State
Proctor accounted for more than 1,800 yards and 17 scores as a junior.
25 Danny O’Brien
Kernersville (NC) East Forsyth QB 6-3/204 Maryland
O’Brien passed for 1,757 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior.
26 Ross Cockrell
Charlotte (NC) Latin DB 6-0/170 Duke
Cockrell caught 37 passes for 693 yards and six scores as a junior.
27 Sylvester Crawford
Charlotte (NC) Northside Christian Academy DE 6-5/230 list
Crawford had 18 sacks as a junior.
28 Michael Dobson
Mount Airy (NC) Mount Airy DB 6-0/185 list
Dobson rushed for 1,639 yards and 30 scores as a junior and had five interceptions and 11 pass breakups as a junior.
29 Justin Jackson
Rockingham (NC) Richmond County LB 6-1/205 Wake Forest
Jackson had 133 tackles and one interception as a junior.
30 Whit Barnes
Rocky Mount (NC) Rocky Mount OL 6-4/270 Wake Forest
Barnes was an all-conference selection as a junior.
*****RB Scotty Wayne(East Carolina) from Southern Guilford is also on the Top 100 list at www.rivals.com*****


  • Marshall said,

    Hey Andy, just a thought. What about a greensborosports.com fantasy football league? They are free to set up, and you could give away a little prize for first….

  • Lee said,

    David Collins wil go to unc.

  • trey said,

    wat about west rowans kp parks and chris smith