After the surge of commitments this month, NC State’s 2018 recruiting class has made a big move up the national rankings. Coming into June, State’s class was ranked outside the top 50 in the 247Sports composite rankings. The class is now ranked 32nd.
The Wolfpack has added more than a half dozen verbal commitments in June, in the process picking up a number of guys who were sought after by a bunch of other power-conference schools. It had been a pretty slow spring for Dave Doeren and staff but that changed quickly. Camp season (that’s June) can do that.
With the additions they’ve made, State’s ranks seventh in the ACC, lagging behind the usual suspects, like Florida State, Clemson, and Miami. There’s almost certainly no catching those guys in this recruiting cycle, but then again you will rarely see an NC State recruiting class on that tier, which is okay. Those schools have top-10 classes, and Dave can’t be expected to work miracles around here.
Five of the 10 highest-rated prospects in the Wolfpack’s 2018 class have committed in June, which is an excellent run. Per the composite, the top five recruits in State’s class are, in order: Ricky Person (RB), Devin Leary (QB), Jasiah Provillon (ATH), De’Von Graves (ATH), Daevon Robinson (ATH). Two of those five are new additions.