Rashan Gary becomes unanimous No. 1 recruit in Class of 2016

Rashan Gary becomes unanimous No. 1 recruit in Class of 2016

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Rashan Gary becomes unanimous No. 1 recruit in Class of 2016

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Rashan Gary won the MVP trophy for Team Highlight at the Under Armour All-American Game. (Photo: Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports)

Rashan Gary won the MVP trophy for Team Highlight at the Under Armour All-American Game. (Photo: Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports)

Rashan Gary has pulled off the recruiting rankings grand slam.

Gary, the defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic in New Jersey, was named the No. 1 overall player in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports in the final rankings released Wednesday. That follows his No. 1 ranking by Scout.com, ESPN.com and Rivals.com.

Gary, the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Defensive Player of the Year, remains uncommitted and will announce his decision on National Signing Day on Feb. 3.

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In the year of defensive tackles, Gary is followed in the 247 rankings by Clemson commit Dexter Lawrence from Wake Forest (N.C.). They are two of four defensive tackles in the top 10. Derrick Brown (Lanier; Buford, Ga.) is No. 6 and Houston commit Ed Oliver (Westfield; Houston) is No. 7.

Interestingly, 247 has two quarterbacks in its top 5. Ole Miss early enrollee Shea Patterson (IMG Academy; Bradenton, Fla.) is No. 3 and Georgia early enrollee Jacob Eason (Lake Stevens, Wash.) is No. 4.

Ole Miss commit Greg Little, an offensive tackle from Allen, Texas, is No. 5.

After Brown and Oliver, Elder (Cincinnati) offensive lineman Tommy Kraemer, a Notre Dame commit, is No. 8. Oluwole Betiku, a USC-committed defensive end from Junipero Serra (Gardena, Calif.) is No. 9 and Ohio State defensive end commit Nick Bosa from St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) is No. 10.

Among the biggest risers in the 247 rankings into the top 50 were Michigan commit guard Michael Onwenu from No. 72 to No. 36, uncommitted safety Jordan Fuller from No. 91 to No. 41, uncommitted guard John Simpson from No. 103 to No. 43, and Florida commit defensive end Antonneus Clayton from No. 226 to No. 50.

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