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How did Rivals rank current Ravens players as high-school prospects back in the day?
How did Rivals rank current Ravens players as high-school prospects back in the day?

On Wednesday morning, hundreds of highly touted high school football players across the country dusted off the nearest fax machine to send their signed letters of intent to college football programs, from powerhouses to smaller schools. These commitments bring hope to every program every winter, but the reality is that projecting how high school prospects will pan out can at times be a total crapshoot. Sure, there are players such as South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, who is expected to be a top-five draft pick in May’s NFL draft, who met the immense hype of being a top prospect. But there are countless examples of standout NFL players who didn’t generate...

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