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Georgia claims top spot in recruiting battle

08 February, 2018, 13:15 | Author: John Swanson
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After an early signing period in December, Wednesday's National Signing Day wasn't as insane as we've seen in prior years.

This is the first cycle for the December-February signing periods that we are all still trying to get a handle on.

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Take a look at the December signees below!

Ohio State has two five-star prospects and 19 four-star talents, while Georgia has six five-star prospects and 12 four-star talents.

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Going into this weekend, Oats' recruitment had seemingly been narrowed to a two-team race between United Kingdom and Ohio State, and a flurry of pro-Wildcats predictions hit Oats' 247Sports Crystal Ball page shortly after he called off the Columbus trip. For some, it will be with new coaches in charge, including Willie Taggart at Florida State, Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M and Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee. But that didn't impact rival USC and Clay Helton, which closed strong as usual, picking up five-star cornerback Olaijah Griffin and four-star cornerback Isaac Taylor-Stuart and put together the fourth best class in the country. Their recruiting classes remain at the top of the sport. It starts with quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who 247Sports considers the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2018.

There was also the unusualness of not seeing Alabama atop the final team recruiting rankings as it had been for seven consecutive years. Who will commit where?

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