(CBS) Northwestern announced the signing of 21 players to their 2012 recruiting class Wednesday.

Scout.com ranks the class fifth in the Big Ten and 46th overall, but the average star rating of 2.76 ranks seventh in the conference.

Rivals.com ranks the class ninth in the Big Ten, but the average star rating of 2.76 ranks 10th in the conference.

Here’s the full list of players in Northwestern’s 21-man recruiting class:

S Terrance Brown, Los Alamitos, Calif. (Los Alamitos)

RB Stephen Buckley, Forney, Texas (North Forney)

OT Adam DePietro, Lancaster, Pa. (Lancaster Catholic)

LS Chris Fitzpatrick, Lawrenceburg, Ky. (Anderson County)

S Traveon Henry, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. (Pine Crest)

S Joseph Jones, Plano, Ill. (Plano)

RB Malin Jones, Naperville, Ill. (Joliet Catholic)

DT Greg Kuhar, Concord Township, Ohio (St. Edward)

DE Dean Lowry, Rockford, Ill. (Boylan)

DT Connor Mahoney, Malvern, Pa. (Malvern)

WR Mike McHugh, Kirkwood, Mo. (Kirkwood)

OLB Ifeadi Odenigbo, Centerville, Ohio (Centerville)

OT Eric Olson, Sudbury, Mass. (Buckingham Browne & Nichols)

OG Ian Park, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Upper St. Clair)

OT Kenton Playko, Lewis Center, Ohio (Olentangy)

OLB Jaylen Prater, Hamden, Ohio (Wellston)

WR Andrew Scanlan, Royersford, Pa. (Spring Ford)

SB Jack Schwaba, Upper St. Clair, Pa. Upper St. Clair

SB Dan Vitale, Wheaton, Ill. Wheaton-Warrenville South

CB Dwight White, Cypress, Texas Cy-Fair

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