Which schools are off to fast starts in 2017 recruiting?

The Class of 2016 was so last week. Recruiters are on to 2017 classes. Some coaches, the usual suspects like Nick Saban and Urban Meyer, already have some great classes coming together.

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2dMax Olson, Brandon Chatmon and Jake Trotter

Coach confidential: Favorite Big 12 recruits

Texas Tech QB signee Jett Duffey and Baylor WR signee Devin Duvernay drew the most praise, but there is talent all across the conference.

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Ten issues for Pac-12 spring practices

Quarterback will be a major focus as the Pac-12 turns its focus to 2016, with new starters popping up all over a league that has turnover throughout.

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Can these teams recruit better in 2017?

The 2016 class is in the books. After some down signing days, a few teams, notably Miami and Maryland, need to bounce back in a big way with the Class of 2017.

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LSU sits atop Preseason FPI 1.0

The Tigers have the best combination of returning talent and incoming recruits. Find out where your team ranks here.


Phil Steele @philsteele042

Will have the first write thru process wrapped up in the next 2 hours. Started this back on November 29th.

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National Weather Service says 56-60 degrees most of day, 50-51 degrees, 0% chance rain tonight at Daytona. 17% for D500 qualifying Sunday.

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Never too early to talk CFB. Here's ESPN's preseason FPI: 1. LSU 2. FSU 3. Oklahoma 4. Clemson 5. Tennessee 6-128: es.pn/20YEFFC

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Because there was no way Kevin Hart was NOT going to play in the Celebrity Game tonight.