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Which non-traditional programs are making noise in 2017?

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora already has six ESPN 300 prospects committed in the Class of 2017. Gerry Broome/AP Photo

Ohio State, Oklahoma and Alabama lead the way with the most ESPN 300 commitments for the Class of 2017 so far, but those are the names you would expect to see at the top. There are also a few unexpected programs making some noise with early success on the recruiting trail.

Here is a look at five unfamiliar teams that are quickly pushing their way to the top.