Florida recruiting rankings: State’s top-10 prospects in 2019 class

Few states can claim to feature the same sort of talent as Florida, and the Class of 2019 is as loaded as ever in the Sunshine State. Here at DieHards, we’ll try to keep an updated list of recruiting rankings throughout the cycle and with National Signing Day 2018 in the books, it’s time to look at the next group of top prospects in the state.

This list is based on evaluations by DieHards reporters, recruiting interest from Power 5 programs and rankings from the major recruiting services (247Sports.com, ESPN and Rivals.com). The star ratings below come from the 247Sports composite.

IMG Academy players from out of state were not included in the rankings, which will be updated about once a month until Signing Day. Here are DieHards’ top 10 prospects in Florida for 2018:

10. Khris Bogle, 4-star defensive end, Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Khris Bogle is taking his time and has a long list of interesting suitors, including Miami, Florida State, Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma. (David Wilson/DieHards)

9. Deyavie Hammond, 4-star guard, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Deyavie Hammond recently re-opened his recruitment after backing away from an Alabama pledge. The native of Lakeland, Fla., mentioned Miami, Florida State and Georgia as some of his top choices. (Pete Scantlebury/DieHards)

8. Evan Neal, 4-star guard, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Evan Neal’s size makes him one of Florida’s most intriguing prospects. Miami, Florida State, Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma are all in the mix for the native of Okeechobee, Fla. (David Wilson/DieHards)

7. Jeremiah Payton, 4-star wide receiver, Duncan U. Fletcher (Neptune Beach, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Jeremiah Payton is arguably the best wide receiver in Florida. Miami is pushing hardest right now. (Jeremiah Payton/courtesy)

6. Frank Ladson, 4-star wide receiver, South Dade (Homestead, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Frank Ladson will be one of the most sought after prospects in South Florida. The former Florida commit has a top 5 of Miami, Florida State, Clemson, Georgia and Alabama. (David Wilson/DieHards)

5. Josh Sanguinetti, 4-star athlete, NSU University (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Josh Sanguinetti is both a standout wide receiver and cornerback who will likely play in the secondary at the next level. Miami, Ohio State and Stanford are early leaders. (David Wilson/DieHards)

4. Mark Richards, 4-star athlete, Wellington (Fla.) — uncommitted

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Mark Richards, who plays both running back and safety, is the younger brother of star Miami wide receiver Ahmmon Richards. He’ll still weigh all his options, though, which means Florida, Georgia, Auburn and Oregon are in the mix, too. (Student Sports/courtesy)

3. Akeem Dent, 5-star cornerback, Palm Beach Central (Wellington, Fla.) — Florida State commit

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Akeem Dent is the top committed player in Florida. The former Miami commit pledged to Florida State in July. (David Wilson/DieHards)

2. Tyrique Stevenson, 4-star athlete, South Dade (Homestead, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Tyriqe Stevenson (left) is both a gifted pass catcher and defensive back who became a star safety as a junior. The former Florida commit has a loaded list of suitors, including Miami, Clemson and Alabama. (David Wilson/DieHards)

1. Trey Sanders, 5-star running back, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) — uncommitted

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Trey Sanders is the No. 1 running back in the Class of 2019. The native of Port St. Joe, Fla., backed away from an Alabama pledge during the winter, but is still seriously considering the Crimson Tide along with Florida State and Georgia. (David Wilson/DieHards)

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