2024 WR Rankings: Jeremiah Smith and Cam Cameron Still Headline Top Pass Catchers

The Class of 2024 features a ton of talent at the wide receiver position making the rankings a tight race to see who is the best of the best entering college.

With a new class of playmaking wide receivers entering college, who are the top players that will improve a program’s passing game?

The group has a good number coming from southern states, making it much more intriguing.

Class of 2024 WR Rankings

For these rankings, it will showcase several other outlets’ rankings, including ESPN, 247Sports, On3, and Rivals. Let’s look at who is considered the top 10 wide receiver recruits in the country entering the 2024 season.

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1) Jeremiah Smith, Chaminade-Madonna Prep

College: Ohio State
Hometown: Hollywood, FL
Height: 6’ 3”
Weight: 200
247 Position Rank: 1
On3 Position Rank: 1
ESPN Position Rank: 2
Rivals Position Rank: 1
Consensus Rank: 1

Jeremiah Smith is not only ranked as the best receiver on most outlets’ list but he is considered a top-five or even the best prospect coming out of high school.

Smith recorded 177 catches for 3,116 yards and 46 touchdowns in three seasons at Chaminade-Madonna Prep. His size, speed, and hand strength make him a lethal weapon on offense that should translate well at the college level quickly.

He committed to Ohio State after also having offers from Florida State, Florida, Georgia, and Miami.

2) Cam Coleman, Central

College: Auburn
Hometown: Phoenix City, AL
Height: 6’ 3”
Weight: 185
247 Position Rank: 2
On3 Position Rank: 2
ESPN Position Rank: 1
Rivals Position Rank: 2
Consensus Rank: 2

In close competition behind Smith on most lists is Cam Coleman. His quickness and speed make him a deep threat at any point. A smart route runner who can get open easily has scouts excited about his transition to college.

Coleman finished the 2023 season playing at Central in Alabama with 1,372 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns. He will attend Auburn for college after receiving offers from Clemson, LSU, Texas A&M, and Alabama.

3) Micah Hudson, Lake Belton

College: Texas Tech
Hometown: Temple, TX
Height: 6’ 0”
Weight: 193
247 Position Rank: 3
On3 Position Rank: 3
ESPN Position Rank: 5
Rivals Position Rank: 3
Consensus Rank: 3

There is a lot of versatility to Micah Hudson. The Temple, Texas native can play a lot of roles on the team including wide receiver, running back, and returner.

Last season, Hudson recorded 1,370 receiving yards and 18 receiving yards while adding a rushing touchdown and two returns for scores. He will be heading to Texas Tech in 2024 after considering offers from Texas A&M, Alabama, Arizona State, and Arkansas.

4) Ryan Williams, Saraland High School

College: Alabama
Hometown: Saraland, AL
Height: 6’ 1”
Weight: 164
247 Position Rank: 4
On3 Position Rank: 4
ESPN Position Rank: 3
Rivals Position Rank: 4
Consensus Rank: 4

A top-five wide receiver recruit, Ryan Williams might not have the size, but no one can question his speed. Williams has run a 10.5 100-meter and can use his lightning-quick feet to elude defenders and cut his routes.

He played well in 2023, recording over 1,500 yards of offense and 26 total touchdowns receiving and rushing. Williams was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama back in 2022.

He will stay home and go to Alabama with other offers from Auburn, Georgia, Texas, and Arkansas.

5) Mike Matthews, Parkview

College: Tennessee
Hometown: Lilburn, GA
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 180
247 Position Rank: 5
On3 Position Rank: 6
ESPN Position Rank: 4
Rivals Position Rank: 5
Consensus Rank: 5

Mike Matthews proved he could create yards with each catch and played some defense at safety. Matthews could play both receiver and safety in college as he has big play potential but ultimately picked to stay at receiver going into college.

He finished the 2023 high school season with 751 receiving yards and nine touchdowns, adding 48 tackles and a kickoff return for a touchdown. Matthews was a finalist for the Mr. Georgia award and named Georgia Region 4-AAAAAA Offensive Player of the Year.

Tennessee was his school of choice after Clemson, Georgia, USC, and Alabama also made offers to him.

6) Mylan Graham, New Haven

College: Ohio State
Hometown: New Haven, IN
Height: 6’ 1”
Weight: 170
247 Position Rank: 7
On3 Position Rank: 5
ESPN Position Rank: 9
Rivals Position Rank: 7
Consensus Rank: 6

Mylan Graham will be a college threat in the passing and return games. His quick acceleration will help him make lots of play after the catch, and he can jump up to grab the ball when needed.

He finished the 2023 season with 617 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns. Graham will attend Ohio State with other offers from Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, and Colorado.

7) Bryant Wesco, Midlothian

College: Clemson
Hometown: Midlothian, TX
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 170
247 Position Rank: 6
On3 Position Rank: 7
ESPN Position Rank: 7
Rivals Position Rank: 8
Consensus Rank: 7

Adding track and field star to his resume Bryant Wesco has the vertical jump to make any catch thrown in his direction. Wesco is at his best when he has the ball in his hands and makes plays with his feet from there.

He finished the 2023 season with 619 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns. Wesco committed to Clemson with other offers from TCU, USC, Arkansas, and Baylor.

8) Ryan Wingo, University

College: Texas
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 195
247 Position Rank: 8
On3 Position Rank: 8
ESPN Position Rank: 8
Rivals Position Rank: 6
Consensus Rank: 8

Ryan Wingo’s family has a history of great running back play, but he has showcased his skills catching the ball. Wingo could play a hybrid role of running back and wide receiver. His size makes him hard to tackle, but he runs clean routes at receiver.

Wingo excelled at football and was a high school track star as he was one of the top Missouri high school sprinters. He committed to Texas in October after receiving Missouri, Georgia, Michigan, and Alabama offers.

9) Cam Williams, Glenbard South

College: Notre Dame
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 196
247 Position Rank: 9
On3 Position Rank: 9
ESPN Position Rank: 12
Rivals Position Rank: 10
Consensus Rank: 9

Cam Williams has big play ability as he can get off the snap quickly and get behind the defense to be wide open. Williams can use his body control to make catches on the sidelines or back of the end zone and stay in bounds.

He showcased these skills as he was able to record 920 yards and 14 touchdowns in his sophomore and junior years in high school. Williams is heading to Notre Dame after having offers from Arizona State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, and Cincinnati.

10) Perry Thompson, Foley

College: Auburn
Hometown: Foley, AL
Height: 6’ 4”
Weight: 202
247 Position Rank: 10
On3 Position Rank: 10
ESPN Position Rank: 10
Rivals Position Rank: 14
Consensus Rank: 10

Perry Thompson’s frame makes him a viable threat in the red zone if a team needs a receiver to catch a fade route and outjump a defender. Thompson possesses good athleticism and has strong hands when grabbing the ball.

Thompson was a three-sport athlete playing football and basketball and ran track. He has committed to Auburn with offers from Alabama, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, and Austin Peay.

Other Top Class of 2024 WRs

Gatlin Bair, Burley

College: Undecided
Hometown: Burley, ID
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 180
247 Position Rank: 11
On3 Position Rank: 11
ESPN Position Rank: 13
Rivals Position Rank: 13
Consensus Rank: 11

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Ny Carr, Colquitt County

College: Miami (FL)
Hometown: Burley, ID
Height: 6’ 0”
Weight: 170
247 Position Rank: 12
On3 Position Rank: 14
ESPN Position Rank: 11
Rivals Position Rank: 9
Consensus Rank: 12

Jeremiah McClellan, Christian Brothers College

College: Oregon
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Height: 5’ 11”
Weight: 190
247 Position Rank: 13
On3 Position Rank: 12
ESPN Position Rank: 18
Rivals Position Rank: 11
Consensus Rank: 13