Early Top 25 College Football Recruiting Rankings For 2017

    Early top 25 college football recruiting rankings for the 2017 class. Here are the top 25 teams as we head into the next recruiting cycle.

    September 24, 2016

    Early college football recruiting rankings for the 2017 class. The next cycle is off to a fast start.


    It’s never too early to start looking ahead to the future. National Signing Day for the 2016 recruiting class may be wrapped up, which means it’s time to switch gears and power through onto the 2017 class.

    While there hasn’t been a ton of movement overall so far in the class, a handful of teams are off to a very hot start.

    Some of the usual suspects are in the mix, but there are also some newcomers fighting to make an early claim in the top 10 of the college football recruiting rankings for 2017. Below is an early look at the top 25 classes.


    Early 2017 College Football Recruiting Rankings


    1. Ohio State Buckeyes

     

    • Total Commits: 10
    • 5-Star Commits: 2
    • 4-Star Commits: 7
    • 3-Star Commits: 0

     


    2. Alabama Crimson Tide

     

    • Total Commits: 8
    • 5-Star Commits: 1
    • 4-Star Commits: 6
    • 3-Star Commits: 1

     


    3. Miami Hurricanes

     

    • Total Commits: 10
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 4
    • 3-Star Commits: 6

     


    4. Baylor Bears

     

    • Total Commits: 7
    • 5-Star Commits: 1
    • 4-Star Commits: 4
    • 3-Star Commits: 2

     


    5. Clemson Tigers

     

    • Total Commits: 6
    • 5-Star Commits: 1
    • 4-Star Commits: 3
    • 3-Star Commits: 2

     


    6. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

     

    • Total Commits: 5
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 4
    • 3-Star Commits: 1

     


    7. Oklahoma Sooners

     

    • Total Commits: 5
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 4
    • 3-Star Commits: 1

     


    8. Florida State Seminoles

     

    • Total Commits: 5
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 4
    • 3-Star Commits: 1

     


    9. Iowa Hawkeyes

     

    • Total Commits: 5
    • 5-Star Commits: 1
    • 4-Star Commits: 0
    • 3-Star Commits: 4

     


    10. Kentucky Wildcats

     

    • Total Commits: 6
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 2
    • 3-Star Commits: 4

     


    11. USC Trojans
    12. North Carolina Tar Heels
    13. Mississippi State Bulldogs
    14. Texas Longhorns
    15. Houston Cougars
    16. Texas Tech Red Raiders
    17. Georgia Bulldogs
    18. Michigan Wolverines
    19. Auburn Tigers
    20. Texas A&M Aggies
    21. Northwestern Wildcats
    22. Florida Gators
    23. Stanford Cardinal
    24. Arizona State Sun Devils
    25. TCU Horned Frogs.

     

    Note: 247Sports Composite rankings used in this article.

    MORE: 10 Recruits To Watch In 2017

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