Best Big Ten Football Recruits At Each Position In 2017 Class

    Breaking down the best Big Ten football recruits at each position in the 2017 class, now that National Signing Day has come and gone.

    February 2, 2017

    Breaking down the best Big Ten football recruits at each position in the 2017 class, now that National Signing Day has come and gone.


    National Signing Day 2017 is over, and now that the dust has settled two familiar faces sit atop the Big Ten football recruiting rankings: Michigan and Ohio State. The two rivals reeled in a boatload of talent, and one look at the best Big Ten football players from this cycle shows as much.

    In 11 instances, the best recruit at a position went to either Michigan or Ohio State. The only outlier being Matt Dotson, a 4-star tight end who signed with Michigan State. So, when looking at the lay of the land, once again all top players flow through the states of Michigan and Ohio.

    Below are the best Big Ten football recruits at each position from the 2017 class.

    Best Big Ten Football Recruits

    QUARTERBACK

    Tate Martell (4-Star) – Ohio State

    RUNNING BACK

    J.K. Dobbins (4-Star) – Ohio State

    WIDE RECEIVER

    Donovan Peoples-Jones (5-Star) – Michigan

    TIGHT END

    Matt Dotson (4-Star) – Michigan State

    OFFENSIVE GUARD

    Wyatt Davis (5-Star) – Ohio State

    OFFENSIVE TACKLE

    Chuck Filiaga (4-Star) – Michigan

    DEFENSIVE END

    Chase Young (5-Star) – Ohio State

    DEFENSIVE TACKLE

    Aubrey Solomon (5-Star) – Michigan

    LINEBACKER

    Baron Browning (5-Star) – Ohio State

    CORNERBACK

    Jeffrey Okudah (5-Star) – Ohio State

    SAFETY

    Isaiah Pryor (4-Star) – Ohio State

    MORE: Evaluating Academic Importance On National Signing Day

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