Here's a look at some of the best football prospects from Southeastern Pennsylvania in the class of 2019.
Our top-10 list is based on a player's potential to excel at a high level in college.
1. Tykee Smith, Imhotep Charter, defensive back, 5-foot-10, 185 pounds. The hard-hitting strong safety helped lead the Panthers to a 12-2 record and to the PIAA Class 4A championship game.
Smith, also a multipurpose threat on offense, has scholarship offers from Baylor, Duke, Maryland, Michigan State, Missouri, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia, among others. He is scheduled to announce his college decision on Aug. 23.
2. Aaron Young, Coatesville, running back, 5-11, 190. Young carried 171 times for 1,699 yards and 25 touchdowns as the Red Raiders reached the PIAA Class 6A semifinals. He has narrowed his college choices to Arkansas, Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State, and Rutgers.
3. Patrick Garwo, Conwell-Egan, running back, 5-10, 205. The bullish and quick ballcarrier totaled 1,800-plus yards and 24 TDs in the Eagles' drive to the PIAA Class 2A semifinals. He has committed to Boston College.
4. Omar Speights, Northeast, defensive end, 6-1, 235. Speights, whose stock rose considerably while playing for Imhotep Charter last season, committed to Oregon State in June.
5. Keith Maguire, Malvern Prep, linebacker, 6-2, 215. The Inter-Ac League's most valuable player, who doubles as a receiver, has committed to Clemson.
6. Yusuf Terry, Imhotep Charter, wide receiver, 6-3, 170. The high-leaping and athletic wideout committed to Baylor at the start of this month.
7. Elijah Wroten, Germantown Academy, offensive and defensive lineman, 6-3, 305. A stout two-way lineman, Wroten has offers from Boston College, Buffalo, Duke, Connecticut, Old Dominion, and Temple.
8. Nick Gallo, Council Rock South, tight end, 6-3, 225. Gallo, also a hard-charging defensive end, is bound for Virginia Tech.
9. Jake Hornibrook, Malvern Prep, offensive lineman, 6-4, 275. The brother of Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook committed to Stanford over the summer.
10. Asim Richards, Haverford School, tight end/defensive end, 6-5, 250. A two-way player with a huge upside, Richards has offers from Connecticut, Indiana, Rutgers, Temple, and West Virginia.
Here are 25 others to watch, in ranked order, in the class of 2019:
Quincy Watson, Malvern Prep, ATH, 5-9, 180; Connor Bishop, Archbishop Wood, OL, 6-3, 260; DeeWil Barlee, Episcopal Academy, RB, 5-8, 175; Jonathan Haynes, North Penn, WR/DB, 5-11, 185; Drew Gunther, Malvern Prep, QB, 6-3, 195; Luke Benson, Central Bucks West, TE/DE, 6-4, 220; Edward Saydee, Penn Charter, RB/DB, 6-0, 185; Marlon Weathers, Marple Newtown, RB, 6-0, 185; TyGee Leach, Malvern Prep, DB, 5-10, 170; Brian Malinowski, Pennsbury, OL, 6-5, 280; Kennedy Poles, Penn Wood, WR, 6-1, 175; Jack Purcell, Episcopal Academy, TE/DE, 6-5, 230; Ricky Santiago, Coatesville, OL, 6-3, 305; Oleh Manzyk, Neshaminy, LB, 6-1, 205; Tre'Sean Bouie, Neumann-Goretti, WR/DB, 6-0, 170; Johnny Freeman, St. Joseph's Prep, WR, 6-1, 195; Matt Norris, Central Bucks South, LB, 6-1, 225; Julz Kelly, Sun Valley, ATH, 5-11, 170; Connor Long, Avon Grove, OL, 6-4, 250; Jordan Mariney, Simon Gratz, WR, 6-2, 205; Shamar Edwards, North Penn, WR-DB, 5-11, 190; Avery Samuels, Germantown Academy, Germantown Academy, OL, 6-4, 315; Sy'Mear Williams, Imhotep Charter, LB, 6-1, 210; Katob Joseph, Father Judge, ATH, 5-11, 170; Michael Gray, West Chester East, WR-DB, 6-1, 190.