It's never too early to look ahead to the college football season. Our first iteration of preseason FPI rankings shows an SEC school atop the list.
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Spring practice is just around the corner, so here is another batch of power rankings to enjoy before the 2016 season.
Who's going to be No. 1?
Who else other than the Crimson Tide? With another top-notch recruiting class, Alabama won't miss a beat. According to our Mark Schlabach, it doesn't matter that they've lost the lion's share of the key contributors from last season. Updated too-early Top 25
At 64 years old, Alabama coach Nick Saban shows absolutely no signs of slowing down.
Coach Nick Saban addressed his team's needs on the offensive line and at linebacker, but he said he's still looking to add depth at running back.
SEC powers and a few surprises make top junior's favorites.
Now that we can fully digest signing day, it's time to look at how this year's haul in the SEC compared to the teams' past decade of recruiting.
Five SEC teams in FPI preseason top 10
FPI projects LSU as preseason No. 1 followed by Florida State, Oklahoma and Clemson. Four more SEC teams round out the top 10.
Neutral site clashes highlight Week 1
Jerry's World, the Georgia Dome and Lambeau Field are hosts of three of college football's biggest Week 1 games.
Five SEC recruiting classes are ranked in ESPN's top 10 nationally. What are people saying about that?
Having signed off on signing day, we look at the college football recruiters who came away from the 2016 cycle as the biggest winners.
The SEC accounts for five of the top 10 recruiting classes in the country and fully one third of the top 35.
Ivan Maisel & Travis Haney react to National Signing Day with Tom Luginbill & Jeremy Crabtree. Plus, a conversation with top recruit Rashan Gary after he signed with Michigan.
You never saw Derrick Henry do the Heisman Trophy pose while he was at Alabama, but then again he never had the president ask him to do it before.
Florida State got the top class, and Michigan got the most attention, but overall, the SEC blew away the competition on Wednesday.
Five schools have already gotten big leads in Class of 2017 recruiting.
SEC bumped out of top spot?
Thanks to Alabama, LSU and Florida, the SEC has dominated the top two recruiting classes in recent years. But judging from how FSU has fared on signing day, that will change this year.
Seminoles and Tide always neck-and-neck
In 2012 and 2015, Florida State trailed Alabama, who held the No. 1 recruiting class. Now, the Tide trail the Seminoles for the top spot. The last time FSU held the No. 1 spot, guess who was right on its tail?
Bama hits No. 2 in ranks, but No. 1 all time
For the first time in four years, the Tide didn't take the No. 1 recruiting class in the current rankings, which fell to the Seminoles. However, thanks to 85 ESPN 300 commits over the last five classes, Alabama now has the most ESPN 300 commits of all time. Class Rankings (Insider)
Alabama finishes in the top three ... again
After signing the No. 1 class in each of the previous four years, the Crimson Tide finished No. 2 behind FSU. The Tide started the day ranked ninth, but then added six ESPN 300 prospects. Alabama has finished in the top three of ESPN's recruiting rankings every year since finishing 17th in Nick Saban's first season in 2007. Schlabach: Top storylines from signing day