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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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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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Best starts in 2017 recruiting

These 10 programs -- many of which cleaned up in the 2016 class, as well -- are off to the hottest starts in recruiting top 2017 prospects. Top 10 (Insider)

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California has hired Jake Spatival as the Offensive Coordinator. Spatival was the Texas A&M OC the previous two seasons.

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Barry J Sanders (PS#8) who rushed for 672 yards in 3 years at Stanford has transferred to his Dad's old school (Okla St) for his Sr year.

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Just spoke to Cal head coach Sonny Dykes and his new offensive coordinator, Jake Spavital. Both are ready to embrace the Golden Bears' clean offensive slate  Jared Goff and his top six receivers from 2015 are gone  and both are thankful that Cal keeps most of its offensive line intact. The Bears plan to operate their quarterback from under center more often than last year, but more exact details will have to wait for until Spavital gets a firmer grip on the new talent that he will be coaching.

Barry Sanders' son transfers to Okla. St.

Stanford RB Barry J. Sanders will be joining his father's alma mater as he intends to join Oklahoma State as a graduate transfer for his final year of eligibility. Sanders played 36 games over three seasons with 664 rushing yards and five TDs with the Cardinal.

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Phil Steele @philsteele042

Working on New Mexico St right now and wondering how many people know A) Who Larry Rose III is and B) How good a RB he is.