• Comment: Not a real flashy class, but the Tigers landed six ESPN Top 150 recruits and addressed a lot of needs, particularly on defense.
• Top players: CB Mackensie Alexander, ILB Ben Boulware, OLB Dorian O’Daniel, RB Tyshon Dye, OG Tyrone Crowder
14. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TROJANS
• Comment: USC only signed 13 recruits, but nine were ranked in the ESPN Top 150.
• Top players: S Su’a Cravens, QB Max Browne, DT Kenny Bigelow, S Leon McQuay III, OLB Michael Hutchings
15. OKLAHOMA SOONERS
• Comment: The Sooners only landed two ESPN Top 150 recruits, but added firepower on offense.
• Top players: RB Keith Ford, OT Josiah St. John, DE D.J. Ward, QB Cody Thomas, ATH Stanvon Taylor
16. WASHINGTON HUSKIES
• Comment: The Huskies’ class has impressive skill coming in at wide receiver and defensive end and added three ESPN Top 150 recruits.
• Top players: WR Damore’ea Stringfellow, DT Elijah Qualls, WR Darrell Daniels, QB Troy Williams, DE Joe Mathis
17. NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS
• Comment: The Huskers reloaded at linebacker and landed their quarterback of the future.
• Top players: DE Randy Gregory, QB Johnny Stanton, ATH Tre’vell Dixon, OLB Marcus Newby, OLB Josh Banderas
18. SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS
• Comment: The Gamecocks once again have good speed, athleticism and quality up front headed to Columbia.
• Top players: DT Kelsey Griffin, RB David Williams, QB Connor Mitch, ILB Larenz Bryant, OT Alan Knott
19. TEXAS LONGHORNS
• Comment: The Longhorns have three ESPN Top 150 prospects in the offensive trenches.
• Top players: C Darius James, OT Kent Perkins, OT Jake Raulerson, WR Jacorey Warrick, CB Antwuan Davis
20. OREGON DUCKS
• Comment: After Chip Kelly’s departure, new head coach Mark Helfrich kept the Ducks’ class intact for the most part.
• Top players: RB Thomas Tyner, OG Evan Voeller, DE Torrodney Prevot, S Tyree Robinson, OG Cameron Hunt