The NCAA is set to vote on its 2017 recruiting rankings Thursday.
While many teams will have their final rankings announced Friday, here’s a look at some of the teams that are likely to be in contention in the coming weeks.1.
Alabama Crimson Tide247Sports.com/college recruiting rankingsAlabama is likely to have the top recruiting class in the nation in 2017, according to the 247Sports.
The Crimson Tide is expected to add at least four players to the class, with three of the four recruits being in the top five of their respective class.247Sports has ranked the 2017 class as Alabama has the third-best recruiting class after the Tide added defensive end Malik Jackson to their class, which includes four players in the first round of the NFL draft.247 is projecting the Crimson Tide to land four defensive linemen, three linebackers and a cornerback in the class.
Jackson is rated as the No. 1 recruit in the 2017 recruiting class, while junior safety Jamal Adams and sophomore linebacker Deontay Greenberry are the top-ranked defensive linemen.
247 is projecting Greenberry will be a consensus four-star prospect.
The Crimson Tide will also have at least two players in play for the No 10 overall pick in the NFL Draft, with wide receiver Marqise Lee and cornerback Dede Westbrook.247 has ranked Lee as the fifth-best player in the draft class.
The Clemson standout is the No 5 player in his class.
247 also has Lee as its No. 4 prospect and Westbrook as the fourth-best cornerback in this class.
Clemson has a top-10 recruiting class with three defensive ends and a quarterback in the 2019 class.