Comparing No. 1 Xavier Thomas and other five-stars to college stars

Xavier Thomas is athletic enough to be used as an outside linebacker or play different positions on the line. Tom Hauck for Student Sports

Whether its measureables, style, tenacity or simple body movements, there can be a multitude of reasons one player might look an awful lot like another.

With that in mind, here's a look at 10 of the top prospects in the 2018 class and college players from this past season that they compare favorably to.