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1dBrian Bennett

The 2016 Big Ten recruiting all-name team

Michigan State has its Messiah, and Northwestern can unchain Jango, while Nebraska has Dicaprio to act its way out of any trouble.

The Buckeyes' names you won't forget

If you re-rank the teams by the coolest names they signed, does Ohio State have the No. 1 class? Among the most valuable players are LB Tuf Borland and OL Michael Jordan. The best names of signing day

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2dJeremy Crabtree

Crabtree: Ranking the recruiters

Having signed off on signing day, we look at the college football recruiters who came away from the 2016 cycle as the biggest winners.

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Grading the recruiting classes: Big Ten

Grading the 2016 football recruiting classes in the Big Ten, which saw Ohio State deliver another top-5 class and Michigan finish with a fury.

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Ohio State rounds out top five

The Buckeyes started the day at No. 2 and finished the day at No. 5 in our current recruiting class ranks. However, just because they fell in the ranks doesn't mean they didn't do work. In fact, they even snagged a five-star recruit, No. 1 DE Nick Bosa -- something LSU did not even accomplish. Class Rankings (Insider)

Way-too-early Signing Day 2017 preview (3:08)
Big Ten Signing Day wrap (2:19)
Meyer reflects on Ohio State's signing day (2:35)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer isn't shy about following recruiting rankings: "We do check those things out," he said after signing another top-five class at Ohio State. "As long as you're keeping score, we want to do the best we can. But what's it really mean? Nothing."

Lasting impact (4:42)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Only hiccup for Ohio State on a drama-free national signing day? The fax machine ran out of paper while the Buckeyes were waiting for the last signature of the top-five class from wide receiver Binjimen Victor. "All we could do was laugh about it," director of player personnel Mark Pantoni said. "The fax is a staple of signing day, and that's part of the fun."

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

A massive poster with Ohio State's 2016 class is already on prominent display outside of the team meeting room.

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Ohio State had most of its class in place before signing day, but the Buckeyes closed strong with the addition of No. 5 juco player Malcolm Pridgeon. The four-star offensive tackle also considered Baylor, Florida and West Virginia.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

With the paperwork in for wide receiver Binjimen Victor, Ohio State appears to be all done with its 2016 recruiting class. The Buckeyes added 18 signees today to go with 7 early enrollees who are already on campus as part of a group that currently ranks No. 3 in the nation.

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Titans stick with Bosa at No. 1

Tennessee could trade the top pick, or fill a major need by drafting some offensive line help. But Todd McShay thinks the Titans' best move would be to pull the trigger on Joey Bosa. Mock Draft 2.0 (Insider)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

The centerpiece of Ohio State's touted class has officially signed with the program, with Nick Bosa sending in his paperwork to pick up where his brother left off. With Joey Bosa heading to the NFL, expectations couldn't be higher for his little brother to fill the void and make an instant impact at defensive end for the Buckeyes.

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3dJeremy Crabtree

FSU finishes signing day with top-rated class

Florida State shot up the ESPN class rankings to No. 1 on Wednesday by gaining commitments from four ESPN 300 prospects. Alabama and Texas also had big signing days to climb the ranks.

Team Stats

Passing Yards187.0104th
Rushing Yards241.912th
Points For35.032nd
Points Against14.02nd

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