Jaylen Anderson, RB, 6-0, 210, Perry, Ohio/Perry High School
Played running back for coach Matt Rosati at Perry High … four-year starter and two-time All-State First Team as a junior and senior … rushed for 875 yards and 13 touchdowns in a shortened senior season … also recorded nine receptions for 124 yards and two scores … as a junior, he accounted for 1,086 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns to go with 51 receptions for 833 yards and 11 touchdowns … led Perry to a 12-1 record and the Chagrin Valley Conference championship … team reached the OHSAA Division IV regional finals … sophomore stats included 638 yards rushing and seven touchdowns, 16 receptions for 241 yards and 10 scores … freshman campaign saw him start his varsity career with 918 rushing yards, 11 touchdowns, 41 receptions for 568 yards and eight scores as he earned Second Team All-State honors … received more than 24 Division I scholarship offers … four-star rating from 247Sports and Rivals … a three-star ranking from ESPN … 247Sports ranks him as the No. 6 best all-purpose back in the country and No. 9 overall recruit in Ohio … Rivals ranks him No. 11 at his position and No. 8 overall in Ohio … ESPN rates him No. 26 at his position and No. 13 overall in Ohio … also offered by Boston College, Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska and Pitt.
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