National Signing Day 2017: Where is Everyone Going?

One of the biggest days in all of college football is here. No, I’m not talking about the start of bowl season, the opening game on Thursday night, or even the National Championship. I’m talking about National Signing Day, which has a different meaning for many different programs.
For the bigger programs like Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Michigan, Florida State, Georgia, and LSU, National Signing Day is all about reloading. When you’re a program with as much history and prestige as any of the aforementioned schools, your name alone speaks for itself when it comes to recruiting the best high school talent. These teams are all about winning championships and getting players to the NFL, which is something five-star recruits all look for. Obviously it means they may not play right away at a school like Alabama, but it also means getting to play under a legendary coach like Nick Saban, and the chance to play in National Championships. All of the schools listed above have never really had too much trouble getting some of the best high school talent over the years, and National Signing Day is where they get to add more weapons on offense, defense, or special teams.
For other teams such as Louisville, South Carolina, Maryland, or other programs that are in the top conferences, it’s about potentially getting a big name recruit or that recruit class that changes the culture of your program forever. For teams like this, National Signing Day represents a fresh start and the hope that one day you’ll be able to compete for a National Title.
Here is how National Signing Day is faring for some of the big name programs today.


Alabama

Alabama

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  • Commits: 27
  • Top 100 Recruits: 11
  • 5 Star Recruits: 5
  • 4 Star Recruits: 16
  • 3 Star Recruits 4

Ohio State

Ohio State

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  • Commits: 21
  • Top 100 Recruits: 12
  • 5 Star Recruits: 6
  • 4 Star Recruits: 13
  • 3 Star Recruits: 2

Michigan

Michigan

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  • Commits: 28
  • Top 100 Recruits: 6
  • 5 Star Recruits: 2
  • 4 Star Recruits: 19
  • 3 Star Recruits: 7

USC

USC

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  • Commits: 22
  • Top 100 Recruits: 5
  • 5 Star Recruits: 3
  • 4 Star Recruits: 11
  • 3 Star Recruits: 7

Clemson

Clemson

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  • Commits: 14
  • Top 100 Recruits: 3
  • 5 Star Recruits: 0
  • 4 Star Recruits: 11
  • 3 Star Recruits: 3

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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  • Commits: 27
  • Top 100 Recruits: 3
  • 5 Star Recruits: 0
  • 4 Star Recruits: 19
  • 3 Star Recruits: 8

Georgia

Georgia

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  • Commits: 25
  • Top 100 Recruits: 7
  • 5 Star Recruits: 2
  • 4 Star Recruits: 21
  • 3 Star Recruits: 2
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