With just 17 days remaining before Iowa State’s first game of the season, ESPN ranked its top 100 players in college football going into the year.
In the post, ESPN explained how they ranked the players, comparing it to an Oklahoma drill with statistical reasoning.
Iowa State’s Will McDonald IV came in at No. 50 and Xavier Hutchinson slots in at No. 77.
Alabama’s Will Anderson Jr. and Bryce Young kick off the list with Texas running back Bijan Robinson coming in at No. 5 as the highest rated player in the Big 12.
Big 12 selections to ESPN Top 100
5. Bijan Robinson, Texas
12. Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State
50. Will McDonald, Iowa State
51. Xavier Worth, Texas
57. Collin Oliver, Oklahoma State
64. Marvin Mims, Oklahoma
70. Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma
77. Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State
91. Spencer Sanders, Oklahoma State