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Meet the best of the Star Tribune Super Preps recruiting class

By Star Tribune, 12/19/17, 3:15PM CST


In Benny Sapp III, Eden Prairie coach Mike Grant got a glimpse of the ‘full deal’ talent coming P.J. Fleck’s way.

Eden Prairie's Benny Sapp III leads the Star Tribune Super Preps football best of recruiting class. Photo: BRIAN PETERSON • brian.peterson@startribune.com

Perhaps this is the best way to frame Benny Sapp  III’s potential: three knee injuries, three surgeries and three mostly lost seasons have not scared away college programs, making him the most intriguing member of the Star Tribune’s 20th Super Preps class, an annual look at the state’s top college football prospects.

Sapp is expected to sign his national letter of intent with the Gophers on Wednesday during the beginning of the new three-day early signing period.

Read college football writer Randy Johnson's story on Sapp here.

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