(National class rankings are based on 247Sports Composite Ratings, which include data from 247Sports, Rivals, Scout, ESPN and others).
(#1, 26 commitments, 6 5-star, 15 4-star, 5 3-star)
Class includes Parade All-American Christian Miller from Spring Valley, as well as 5-stars Da’Shawn Hand (DE), Marlon Humphrey (CB) and Rashaan Evans (OLB).
(#2, 23 commitments, 4 5-star, 12 4-star, 7 3-star)
Coach Les Miles keeps bringing in top classes. RB Leonard Fournette, a 5-star from New Orleans, is the consensus top recruit in the country.
3. TEXAS A&M
(#5, 21 commitments, 3 5-star, 11 4-star, 7 3-star)
Quarterback Kyle Allen, a 5-star pro-style recruit from Scottsdale, Ariz., might be the next Johnny Manziel. He could start the season-opener against the Gamecocks.
(#6, 23 commitments, 2 5-star, 11 4-star, 10 3-star)
Wednesday’s haul was led by three five-star prospects: junior college receiver D’haquille Williams, linebacker Tre’ Williams and running back Roc Thomas.
(#7, 33 commitments, 0 5-star, 16 4-star, 17 3-star)
Tennessee’s class of newcomers is headlined by running back Jalen Hurd and receiver Josh Malone, both labeled five-star prospects by at least one service.
(#8, 21 commitments, 3 5-star, 10 4-star, 8 3-star)
Defensive end Lorenzo Carter is ranked as one of the top pass-rushers in the nation. He was named to USA Today’s and Parade’s All-America teams.
(#9, 24 commitments, 1 5-star, 8 4-star, 15 3-star)
Cornerback Jalen Tabor from Washington, D.C., and quarterback Will Grier from Davidson, N.C., are the most decorated of nine early enrollees.
8. SOUTH CAROLINA
(#15, 21 commitments, 0 5-star, 10 4-star, 11 3-star)
Late additions of defensive linemen Dexter Wideman, who flipped from FSU, and Blake McClain, who flipped from Nebraska, gave USC big signing day boost.
9. OLE MISS
(#16, 26 commitments, 0 5-star, 6 4-star, 20 3-star)
Coach Hugh Freeze hopes some of biggest names such as OL Rod Taylor, DL Breeland Speaks and WR Markell Pack can contribute immediately.
(#22, 29 commitments, 0 5-star, 6 4-star, 23 3-star)
Eleven four-star prospects mean UK’s best-ever rankings. Leading the instate contingent are quarterback Drew Barker and defensive tackle Matt Elam.
(#30, 24 commitments, 0 5-star, 4 4-star, 18 3-star)
The class was highlighted by offensive linemen and playmakers at wide receiver, and it was the first full class for coach Bret Bielema and his staff.
12. MISSISSIPPI STATE
(#38, 23 commitments, 0 5-star, 3 4-star, 19 3-star)
Four-star athletes Jamoral Graham and Gerri Green, as well as RB Aeris Williams, are the stars of the class.
(#39, 28 commitments, 0 5-star, 3 4-star, 24 3-star)
Fifteen players are from SEC territory, including Nate Brown, a WR from Suwanee, Ga. Seven are from Florida and three each from Georgia and Tennessee.
(#46, 22 commitments, 0 5-star, 2 4-star, 16 3-star)
The highlight came Wednesday when defensive lineman Nifae Lealao of Sacramento, Calif., flipped after being verbally committed to Stanford.