Updated class rankings

June, 28, 2012
The ACC has remained status quo in the latest recruiting rankings, which were released today.

The conference still has a top-10 class, thanks to No. 9-ranked Florida State. The Noles are followed by No. 12 Clemson, No. 17 Virginia Tech, No. 18 Miami and No. 19 North Carolina. Here's a quick hit on each class:

No. 9 Florida State
Commits: 13
ESPN 150: 6
ESPN 300: 7
Top prospect: RB Ryan Green
Notable: Seven of the 13 commitments are projected defenders, but the offensive line has also been a priority.

No. 12 Clemson
Commits: 11
ESPN150: 4
ESPN 300: 4
Top prospect: DE Robert Nkemdiche
Notable: Clemson's focus has been depth on the defensive line, and Nkemdiche, the No. 1 player in the ESPN 150, has already drawn comparisons to former DE Da'Quan Bowers.

No. 17 Virginia Tech
Commits: 12
ESPN150: 1
ESPN 300: 4
Top prospect: OLB Holland Fisher
Notable: All but two of the Hokies' current commitments are from the state of Virginia, and the staff has focused on athletes and linebackers.

No. 18 Miami
Commits: 8
ESPN150: 4
ESPN 300: 5
Top prospect: QB Kevin Olsen
Notable: Family ties will be noted in this class, as Olsen is the younger brother of former Hurricanes and current Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, and three-star athlete Ray Lewis III is following in the footsteps of his father, Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis.

No. 19 North Carolina
Commits: 10
ESPN150: 1
ESPN 300: 3
Top prospect: CB Brian Walker
Notable: First-year coach Larry Fedora is trying to build his program with in-state players, and so far it's working, as seven members of the class are from North Carolina.



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