The Rivals.com recruiting experts have broken down countless hours of film and racked up plenty of frequent flyer miles to see the top prospects compete at events across the country. In the process of evaluating overall talent, several prospects gained notice for their mastery of specific skills.
We've selected the best of the best in each category for every position and ranked them. Rivals.com recruiting analyst Barry Every breaks down the offensive line.
5. Austin Long, Memphis Briarcrest Christian
Long highlightsCOMMITMENT: Georgia PARTICULARS: 6-5/268 THE BUZZ: Has the athleticism and body to play all three positions along the line.
4. Chris Watt, Glen Ellyn (Ill.) Glenbard West Watt highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-3/280 THE BUZZ: A super-athletic guard who moves laterally like a ballroom dancer.
3. Michael Philipp, San Bernardino (Calif.) Arroyo Valley Philipp highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-3/320 THE BUZZ: Looked so athletic at the Los Angeles Nike Camp that he could play offensive tackle in a pinch.
2. David Barrent, West Des Moines (Iowa) Valley Barrent highlightsCOMMITMENT: Iowa PARTICULARS: 6-8/290 THE BUZZ: Another tall lineman with a huge wingspan and good feet.
1. Garrett Porter, Odessa (Texas) Permian Porter highlightsCOMMITMENT: Texas PARTICULARS: 6-6/308 THE BUZZ: He's tall and has long arms, the two biggest attributes that make someone a great pass blocker.
5. Morgan Moses, Richmond (Va.) Meadowbrook Moses highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-7/347 THE BUZZ: Already big enough and strong enough to compete at the Division I-A level.
4. J.K. Jay, Greenville (S.C.) Christ Church Jay highlightsCOMMITMENT: Clemson PARTICULARS: 6-6/275 THE BUZZ: One of the biggest and thickest human beings I have seen in person.
3. Dallas Lee, Buford (Ga.) High Lee highlightsCOMMITMENT: Georgia PARTICULARS: 6-4/290 THE BUZZ: Two-way star for perennial power has the ability and size to play on either side of the ball.
2. Patrick Lewis, LaPlace (La.) East St. John Lewis highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-2/293 THE BUZZ: A barrel-chested interior lineman who gave standout DT Chris Davenport all he could handle in Baton Rouge.
1. Peter White, Washington (D.C.) St. John's College High White highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-4/340 THE BUZZ: Was just downright powerful at the Chapel Hill Nike camp, and he looks like a real mauler on film.
5. Alex Bullard, Brentwood (Tenn.) Academy Bullard highlightsCOMMITMENT: Notre Dame PARTICULARS: 6-3/275 THE BUZZ: May be one of the most underrated lineman in the country. He uses his feet to keep him in great position against the pass rush.
4. Xavier Nixon, Fayetteville (N.C.) Jack Britt Nixon highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-6/263 THE BUZZ: He can pull from the tackle position, which takes great lateral movement.
3. Blake Treadwell, East Lansing (Mich.) High Treadwell highlightsCOMMITMENT: Michigan State PARTICULARS: 6-2/270 THE BUZZ: Another two-way star who didn't need a highlight film because every play on his game tape was impressive.
2. John Martinez, Salt Lake City Cottonwood Martinez highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-4/265 THE BUZZ: He has one of the most impressive videos and has the best knee bend I have seen this year.
1. Corey Linsley, Youngstown (Ohio) Boardman Linsley highlightsCOMMITMENT: Ohio State PARTICULARS: 6-4/285 THE BUZZ: Watching him pull and block downfield on tape was like watching a skill-position player run downfield.
5. Brennan Williams, West Roxbury (Mass.) Catholic Memorial Williams highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-5/255 THE BUZZ: Plays a little bit of everything, from defensive line to any position along the offensive line.
4. Zach Martin, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard Martin highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-5/270 THE BUZZ: On film, did a great job of blocking downfield and keeping his feet.
3. Nick Alajajian, Naples (Fla.) High Alajajian highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-4/280 THE BUZZ: Another lineman who has the feet and strength to potentially play any of the line positions.
2. Chris Faulk, Slidell (La.) Northshore Faulk highlightsCOMMITMENT: LSU PARTICULARS: 6-6/280 THE BUZZ: Offensive linemen seldom take home the top SPARQ rating, as he did in New Orleans in December.
1. Sam Longo, Bellbrook (Ohio) High Longo highlightsPARTICULARS: 6-5/270 THE BUZZ: A prospect who has the athleticism to play all three positions at the next level.