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National Signing Day: Landon Collins, Devon Kennard two of four Giants to be five-star recruits

What did analysts think of Giants players coming out of high school?

Landon Collins
Landon Collins
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Wednesday is National Signing Day for college football programs around the country. Teenagers who are good football players will be fawned over by college coaches everywhere. Being a five-star recruit, though, doesn't guarantee success, as you can see by the list of New York Giants players below.

Only four players among Giants on the 2015 roster or injured reserve list were five-star recruits coming out of high school -- Landon Collins, Nico Johnson, Rueben Randle and Devon Kennard. Odell Beckham Jr. was a four-star recruit. Justin Pugh, Weston Richburg, and Victor Cruz were two-star recruits. Using the database for this research, it appears that Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie wasn't even ranked.

SB Nation has all of your National Signing Day news. Here are the rankings I was able to find for Giants players. A ranking for Eli Manning could not be found.

Five-Star recruits

S Landon Collins

LB Nico Johnson

WR Rueben Randle

LB Devon Kennard

Four-Star recruits

DE Robert Ayers

WR Odell Beckham Jr.

OT Ereck Flowers

OL Bobby Hart

CB Jayron Hosley

OG John Jerry

WR Hakeem Nicks

DE Jason Pierre-Paul

RB Shane Vereen

LB Jon Beason

OL Brandon Mosley

S Mykkele Thompson

Three-Star recruits

CB Prince Amukamara

LB Jasper Brinkley

OL Emmett Cleary

DT Bary Cofield

RB Orleans Darkwa

WR Geremy Davis

WR Dwayne Harris

LB Mark Herzlich

CB Tramain Jacobs

TE Matt LaCosse

DE Stansly Maponga

CB Trumaine McBride

S Brandon Meriweather

OL Dallas Reynolds

TE Will Tye

RB Andre Williams

P Brad Wing

S Nat Berhe

DT Johnathan Hankins

S Bennett Jackson

DT Markus Kuhn

LB James Morris

OL Geoff Schwartz

Two-Star recruits

DE Brad Bars

LB Jonathan Casillas

OL Adam Gettis

DT Montori Hughes

RB Rashad Jennings

QB Ryan Nassib

OT Marshall Newhouse

LS Tyler Ott

OL Justin Pugh

C Weston Richburg

DE George Selvie

S Cooper Taylor

CB Trevin Wade

WR Myles White

LS Danny Aiken

WR Victor Cruz

S Justin Currie

FB Nikita Whitlock


CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

DE Kerry Wynn