July 15, 2024

EA Sports College Football 25 player rankings: Where top stars stand, from Will Johnson to Shedeur Sanders


EA Sports College Football 25 released its player rankings Wednesday – and there were a few surprises among the top 100 players.  

Michigan cornerback Will Johnson is ranked as the No. 1 overall player. Johnson – who had four interceptions and helped lead the Wolverines to a national championship last season – is one of three players with an overall ranking of 96.

No player achieved the best possible score of 99, and the first quarterback on the list boasts a 93 overall rating.

The player rankings included a few interesting picks – as well as some hints for the gaming experience. Ahead of the game’s release on July 19, Sporting News breaks down the top 100 player ratings.

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Who is the No. 1 player in EA Sports College Football 25?

Michigan cornerback Will Johnson is ranked No. 1 in the player ratings for the game with a 96 overall score.

The other two players with a 96 overall rating are LSU tackle Will Campbell and Oklahoma State running back Ollie Gordon, who won the Doak Walker Award last season. 

Who is the top QB in ‘EA Sports College Football 25?’  

Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders is the top-ranked quarterback in the game, which will mark the first NCAA football video game in more than 10 years.

Sanders is ranked No. 17, one spot ahead of Georgia quarterback Carson Beck, who also has a 93 overall rating. Sanders, however, might be more fun to use on the game considering he has Travis Hunter at receiver. Hunter is the No. 6 overall player and has a rating of 95, which makes him the top receiver in the game.

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How many quarterbacks are in the top 100? 

After Sanders and Beck, there are six other quarterbacks in the top 100 players. 

Texas’ Quinn Ewers – who also is on the cover – is ranked No. 27 and has a 92 overall rating. Oregon’s Dillon Gabriel (No. 30) also has a 92 rating. Alabama’s Jalen Milroe (No. 71) and Ole Miss’ Jaxson Dart (No. 73), Kansas’ Jalon Daniels (No. 79) and Liberty’s Kaidon Salter (No. 90) all have an overall rating of 90. 

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Which team has the most elite players ‘EA Sports College Football 25?’  

A total of 26 players have a ranking of 93 or more. Of those players, Ohio State and Georgia had four players each.

Top players for the Buckeyes include safety Caleb Downs (No. 5), running back Quinshon Judkins (No. 9), receiver Emeka Egbuka (No. 19) and running back TreVeyon Henderson (No. 23). The Buckeyes’ offense likely will be very fun to control as a result.

Georgia features safety Malaki Starks (No. 7), guard Tate Ratledge (No. 10) and edge rusher Mykel Williams (No. 20) to go along with Beck. 

Ohio State has eight players in the top 100. Georgia has six, and Michigan had five players on that list. 

EA Sports College Football 25 player rankings 

Here is a look at the top 25 players on EA Sports College Football 25 player rankings in the upcoming video game.

RANK PLAYER SCHOOL POS OVERALL
1 Will Johnson Michigan CB 96
2 Will Campbell LSU T 96
3 Ollie Gordon II Oklahoma State HB 96
4 James Pearce Jr. Tennessee DE 95
5 Caleb Downs Ohio State FS 95
6 Travis Hunter Colorado WR 95
7 Malaki Starks Georgia FS 95
8 Mason Graham Michigan DT 95
9 Quinshon Judkins Ohio State HB 95
10 Tate Ratledge Georgia RG 95
11 Luther Burden II Missouri WR 94
12 Benjamin Morrison Notre Dame CB 94
13 Kelvin Banks Jr. Texas LT 94
14 Tetairoa McMillan Arizona WR 94
15 Barrett Carter Clemson ROLB 94
16 Jay Higgins Iowa MLB 94
17 Shedeur Sanders Colorado QB 93
18 Carson Beck Georgia QB 93
19 Emeka Egbuka Ohio State WR 93
20 Mykel Williams Georgia LOLB 93
21 Deone Walker Kentucky RE 93
22 Omarion Hampton North Carolina HB 93
23 TreVeyon Henderson Ohio State HB 93
24 Aireonte Ersery Minnesota LT 93
25 Jaydn Ott Cal HB 93



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