1988 Top Football Recruits for the State of Virginia

The 1988 top football recruits in the state of Virginia, as ranked by Doug Doughty of The Roanoke Times.

1988 Top Football Recruits for the State of Virginia

Doug Doughty's 1988 Recruiting Rankings (all lists in alphabetical order)
PosPlayerHigh SchoolCollege
---------- TOP 5 ----------
LBD.J. BrownAlexandria Hayfield
C/DTMike ComptonRichlands
LBMartin DavisChesapeake Indian River
RBNikki FisherMartinsville
OTCalvert JonesLynchburg E.C. Glass
---------- BEST OF THE REST ----------
OT/NGSteven AinsworthWilliamsburg Lafayette??
QBRandolph AustinLynchburg E.C. Glass
RBEric BatesFredricksburg James MonroeFerrum
TECraig BrownVirginia Beach Kempsville
QBCurtis BrownVirginia Beach Kempsville??
QBTodd BurnettBurke Lake Braddock
DLGeoffrey CareyRichmond Hermitage??
OT/DTTroy DukeNorfolk Lake Taylor
QBBobby GoodmanSuffolk Kennedy
DL/OLStephan HollowayTazewell
DB/WRJoey JauchVienna Madison
LBSherwood JonesHampton
OG/DTRon LassiterWilliamsburg Lafayette
DLBryan LindseyRichmond Hermitage
DB/WRTim MossLynchburg Heritage
DE/LBJames PearsonAlexandria West Potomac
DLShane ScottMt. Vernon
LBTerrell SimmonsNorfolk Norview??
OT/DTMarc VernielHampton Kecoughtan
TE/DTDavid WareWilliam Fleming
---------- SLEEPER OF THE YEAR ----------
RB/DBMonte GeorgeStafford??
---------- SECOND 25 ----------
OTGlenn BaucomWoodbridge Gar-Field??
RBDave BrownPhoebus??
QBGeorge CoghillFredricksburg James Monroe
LBBryan HuntNorfolk Booker T. Washington??
RB/DBLarry JordanDumfries Potomac??
TE/LBCharles KeininWilliam Byrd??
DBRichard KinsmanFalls Church George Marshall
DT/OTJohnathan GlorieNorfolk Maury??
OTChris McKinneyLynchburg Heritage??
DBMarcus MickelNewport News Denbigh
DE/TEMaurice MillerRichmond John Marshall??
DBBuddy OmohundroMidlothian Clover Hill
OT/DTDennis ParkerRichmond John Marshall??
DB/RBMark PoindexterRocky Mount Franklin County
OLScott RismillerRoanoke Cave Spring
FB/DEB.J. RunyonVienna Madison
DBLamont ScalesDrewry Mason
OT/DTJohn SheetsDaleville Lord Botetourt??
OTDerek SpanglerMechanicsville Lee-Davis
RBGary SteeleRichmond Fork Union??
LBDavid SweeneySalem
DTPat ThomassonAnnandale
DT/OTJeff TomlinLynchburg Heritage
OL/DLGary WebbLuray??
LBScott WingfieldLunenburg Central

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