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What recruiting classes aced signing day?

How did each team fare on signing day? ESPN Recruiting hands out grades for the 2016 classes for each team in the Power 5 conferences, as well as a few of the Group of 5 notables.

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Class rankings: Where did the top teams land?

With a huge signing day finish, Florida State locked up 2016's No. 1 overall class. Alabama also closed strong to land at No. 2, but nobody shot up the top-75 rankings like Texas did.

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Crabtree: Ranking the recruiters

Having signed off on signing day, we look at the college football recruiters who came away from the 2016 cycle as the biggest winners.

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Haney: Five teams reeling after signing day

Kevin Sumlin's "Swagcopter" became a symbol of Texas A&M's influence on the recruiting trail. But there are signs that the Aggies are losing momentum.

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Ole Miss among hottest programs after NSD

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze continues to be one of top recruiters in the country. Other schools like LSU, Michigan and Texas are trending up as well.

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Dabbing, dancing, dominating: How Nick Saban stays on top

After winning a fifth national title, Alabama's coach went right to work on another top recruiting class. And that's bad news for the rest of college football, because the 64-year-old isn't slowing down.

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Infographic: 10 Years of ESPN No. 1s (2006-16)

ESPN began its evaluations of high school players in 2006. A look back at the top players of the first 10 years, including how they fared when their collegiate careers were complete.

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NCAA could let replay officials call targeting

The NCAA football rules committee will consider giving replay officials more flexibility in how they review targeting penalties and allowing them to call fouls that are not called on the field.

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Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Going through Arkansas' latest signing class and can't help but be impressed by the depth Bret Bielema and his staff have created at QB. Austin Allen, Rafe Peavey and Ricky Town are three solid options this year. Then you watch 6-ft-7 signee Cole Kelley and see huge upside.

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

26 Years Ago Today: Mars Blackmon ad for the Air Jordan V first appears in an issue of "The National"

Gene Wojciechowski @GenoEspn

Not going to vilify Cam becuz he walked out of presser. Let's just say it wasn't his finest moment+hope he learns graciousness after a loss.

Brock Huard @BrockESPN

1 year ago after the worst loss in SB history, Russ cried, manned up & faced the music. Tonight, I wonder what Steve Smith would say to Cam.