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Damascus (Maryland) High School defensive end Bryan Bresee is the top player in the Chosen 25 for 2020, USA TODAY's list of the nation's top 25 football recruits in the senior class.

A devastating combination of quickness, power and will, Bresee, a Clemson signee, was named to the top five at The Opening Finals in Dallas in July after dominating the one-on-one linemen challenge.

He won Maryland’s ALL-USA Player of the Year and was first team ALL-USA Defense, after racking up 46 tackles, 34 tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks for the Swarmin’ Hornets.

St. John Bosco High School’s (Bellflower, California) D.J. Uiagalelei is the top quarterback in the Chosen 25, checking in at No. 3.

Here's the rest of the USA TODAY Sports' updated rankings for the top 2020 football prospects in America.

1. Bryan Bresee

Damascus (Maryland)

Defensive Tackle / 6-5 / 290

College: Clemson

Bresee is a physically imposing bully of a pass rusher, who uses his size, quickness, explosion and a wide variety of evasive maneuvers to punish his opponent.

2. Jordan Burch

Hammond School (Columbia, South Carolina)

Defensive End / 6-5 / 250

College: South Carolina

This was a big win for Will Muschamp and South Carolina that they had to sweat out until signing day after LSU made a run. Burch uses his athleticism to maneuver around slower offensive linemen and his quick first steps to get where he wants to in the backfield.

3. DJ Uiagalelei

St. John Bosco (Bellflower, California)

Quarterback / 6-5 / 240

College: Clemson

Uiagalelei has a gun for an arm and hits his marks with precision short and deep. His mobility in the pocket allows him to keep plays alive and create.

4. Justin Flowe

Upland (California)

Linebacker / 6-2 / 230

College: Oregon

Top defender in Calfornia is heading north following his decision Wednesday. Flowe is arguably the most feared linebacker patrolling the gridiron in the country. He combines size and agility to consistently stop the run and wreak havoc on the opposing team’s backfield.

5. Julian Fleming

Southern Columbia (Catawissa, Pennsylvania)

Wide Receiver / 6-2 / 200

College: Ohio State

Fleming is a matchup nightmare for most corners because of his elite athleticism and speed (4.3). Fleming also boasts a 43-inch vertical leap.

6. Zach Evans

North Shore (Houston, Texas)

Running Back / 6-0 / 200

Considering: Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas A&M.

Evans is the most talented playmaker carrying the ball in the country, using strength, athleticism, speed and quickness to dominate in all facets. He'll make his decision after signing day.

7. Myles Murphy

Hillgrove (Powder Springs, Georgia)

Defensive End / 6-5 / 275

College: Clemson

Murphy is a headache of an assignment for offensive tackles because of his speed (4.65) and size. He uses both simultaneously to dominate at the line of scrimmage.

8. Sav’ell Smalls

Kennedy Catholic (Burien, Washington)

Linebacker / 6-3 / 230

College: Washington

Harrison is a ferocious competitor who thrives as a pass-rusher and uses his 4.6-speed to overwhelm the opposition at the line of scrimmage.

9. Elias Ricks

IMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida)

Cornerback / 6-2 / 190

College: LSU

Ricks uses his speed and agility to stay step for step with receivers and his strength and instincts to make plays in the secondary.

10. Paris Johnson Jr.

Princeton (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Offensive Tackle / 6-7 / 290

College: Ohio State

Johnson has great footwork for his size and anchors down and gets great position on the line. Johnson has great hands and uses his strong upper body to keep defensive linemen at bay.

11. Bryce Young

Mater Dei (Santa Ana, California)

Quarterback / 6-0 / 185

College: Alabama

Bryce is dangerous, whether he’s creating with his feet or picking the defense apart through the air. A polished and efficient passer, Young uses his athleticism and IQ to beat teams.

12. Kelee Ringo

Saguaro (Scottsdale, Arizona)

Cornerback / 6-2 / 208

College: Georgia

Ringo is an athletic lockdown corner who patrols the secondary and offers strong run support with his physical nature on the field.

13. Desmond Evans

Lee County (Sanford, North Carolina)

Defensive End / 6-6 / 235

College: North Carolina

Evans is super quick and agile, and that translates into domination against the run and as a pass-rusher.

14. Michael Mayer

Covington Catholic (Alexandria, Kentucky)

Tight End / 6-5 / 240

College: Notre Dame

Mayer is a load with great footwork and quickness which allow him to get open and create after the catch. Mayer has a high IQ and uses his athleticism and great hands to dominate opposing players.

15. Arik Gilbert

Marietta (Georgia)

Tight End / 6-6 / 245

College: LSU

Gilbert has great size and hands and the speed and quickness to play tight end or wide receiver.

16. Darnell Washington

Desert Pines (Las Vegas. Nevada)

Tight End / 6-8 / 250

College: Georgia

Washington has great size, solid speed and great hands, which make him a matchup nightmare — especially in the red zone. He's expected to pick his school early next month.

17. Demarkcus Bowman

Lakeland (Florida)

Running Back / 5-11 / 190

College: Clemson

Bowman is a quick and shifty back who maneuvers well between the tackles and on the outside.

18. Justin Rogers

Oak Park (Michigan)

Defensive Tackle / 6-4 / 315

College: Kentucky

Rogers is a ferocious pass rusher who uses his quickness and footwork to outwork offensive linemen. Rogers once doubled as a five-star offensive guard and uses that experience against his opposition.

19. C.J. Stroud

Rancho Cucamonga (California)

Quarterback / 6-3 / 195

College: Ohio State

Rich get richer as Stroud picked Ohio State on Wednesday. Stroud is a skilled passer with the precision to hit tight windows as well deep balls. Stroud’s timing is impeccable, and his reads tend to be the right call.

20. Chris Braswell

St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, Maryland)

Defensive End / 6-3 / 220

College: Alabama

Braswell is quick off the ball and combines the perfect blend of agility and strength, which allows him to dominate the line of scrimmage.

21. Bijan Robinson

Salpointe (Tucson, Arizona)

Running Back / 6-1 / 205

College: Texas

Robinson is arguably the top all-purpose back in the country, with the ability to hurt defenses as a runner or receiver. His combination of athleticism, speed and agility are exceptional.

22. Tate Ratledge

Darlington (Rome, Georgia)

Offensive Tackle / 6-6 / 310

College: Georgia

Ratledge is quick off the ball and has great hands and footwork, which allow him to protect his area and run block.

23. Haynes King

Longview (Texas)

Quarterback / 6-2 / 185

College: Texas A&M

King is a concise and accurate pocket passer who hits his targets in all areas. He has great feel for the position and is exceptional with his reads.

24. Reggie Grimes

Ravenwood (Brentwood, Tennessee)

Defensive End / 6-4 / 240

College: Oklahoma

Grimes is a dual threat; with his superior athleticism and strength he’s able to control the line of scrimmage and pressure the quarterback on blitzes.

25. Noah Sewell

Orem (Utah)

Linebacker / 6-1 / 260

College: Oregon

Sewell is a big and strong with blazing speed and quickness, which helps him to locate the football efficiently.

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<strong>Ravenwood's Reggie Grimes II blocks during warmups before their game against Brentwood Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Brentwood, Tenn. [Wade Payne / For The Tennessean]</strong>

Ravenwood's Reggie Grimes II blocks during warmups before their game against Brentwood Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Brentwood, Tenn. [Wade Payne / For The Tennessean]

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