It seems like all the recruiting focus right now is on national signing day next week, but schools across the country already are working hard on prospects for the 2021 class. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/American-Statesman file)

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The Next 25: No. 23 Deion Hankins wants to put El Paso on the recruiting map

The four-star tailback is comign off a monster sophomore season, rushing for 2,800 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Posted June 8th, 2017

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Scouting the state’s top recruits for the 2019 class:

No. 23: Deion Hankins, running back, El Paso Parkland

FYI: 5-11/207; 4-stars

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Texas offer: No

Top offers: Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Utah, UTEP

College: Undecided

Scouting Hankins: El Paso isn’t exactly known as a hotbed of recruiting talent. But Hankins hopes to help change that perception. The 5-11 running back had a monster sophomore season, rushing for 2,812 yards and 23 touchdowns. He added 16 receptions for 297 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver out of the backfield. Hankins is big enough to run between the tackles and explosive enough to get the edge or outrun secondary members to the end zone.

RANKPLAYERPOS.HIGH SCHOOLCOLLEGE
1. Brian WilliamsSBishop Dunne (TAPPS)Undecided
2. Arjei HendersonWRFort Bend Travis (6A)Undecided
3. Kenyon GreenOTHumble Atascocita (6A)LSU
4.Theo WeaseWRAllen (6A)Undecided
5.Jordan Whittington WRCuero (4A)Undecided
6.Austin StognerTEPrestonwood Christian (TAPPS)Oklahoma
7.NaNa Osafo-MensahOLBFt. Worth Nolan Catholic (TAPPS)Undecided
8.Grant Gunnell QBSt. Pius X (TAPPS)Texas A&M
9.Deondrick GlassRBKaty (6A)Undecided
10.Kam BrownWRColleyville Heritage (5A)UCLA
11.Marcus StriplingDEMayde Creek (6A)Undecided
12.Nelson CeasarDEFort Bend Ridge Point (6A)Undecided
13.Marcel BrooksOLBFlower Mound (6A)Undecided
14.Roschon JohnsonQBPort Neches-Groves (5A)Undecided
15.DeMarvin LealDEConverse Judson (6A)Undecided
16.Jalen CurryWRStafford (4A)Undecided
17.Jalen CatalonSMansfield Legacy (6A)Undecided
18.Marquez BeasonATHBishop Dunne (TAPPS)Undecided
19.Garrett WilsonWRLake Travis (6A)Undecided
20.Hunter SpearsDESachse (6A)Undecided
21.Demani RichardsonSWaxahachie (6A)Undecided
22.Tyler JohnsonOTConroe Oak Ridge (6A)Undecided
23.Deion HankinsRBEl Paso Parkland (5A)Undecided
24.EJ Ndoma-OgarOGAllen (6A)Undecided
25.Grant TisdaleQBAllen (6A)Undecided

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