Four-star center Cesar Ruiz issued his top 8 schools on Twitter on Sunday night, with half of his choices coming from the SEC.
Ruiz, a 6-foot-3, 315-pound prospect from IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), has LSU, Alabama, Florida and Auburn on that list, joining non-SEC entries in Michigan, Oklahoma, Florida State, North Carolina.
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— S A U C Y ™ (@_OverCees) June 26, 2016
In issuing his top 12 in April, Ruiz listed Alabama as his leader. Ruiz is considered the nation’s No. 1 center and the No. 27 overall player in the state of Florida.
All rankings are from the 247Sports composite unless otherwise noted.