Sizeable safeties can bring the wood

2012 class features several 6-plus footers who pack pounds and punch

Updated: June 29, 2011, 2:55 PM ET
By Billy Tucker | ESPN Recruiting

The 2012 safety class is filled with some of the best athletes in the ESPNU 150. The top three prospects could get recruited to play another position in college and are likely to be successful.

What's really striking is this group's blend of size and athleticism. Only one player in our current top 20 measures under 6 feet and that prospect, Rhaheim Ledbetter (Shelby, N.C./Crest), is no slouch in the size category. He's a rock-solid 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, and will lay the wood. The combination ...

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