The 2016 signing season is over, but 2017 recruiting is already well under way, even if those players can't sign for another 365 days.
The recruiting rankings will change a lot over the next year, with players moving up and down the board. Here's a look at the top players to watch for 2017.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9997, 1
Position: OLB, RB
High school: IMG Academy (Fla.)
Notable offers: LSU, Alabama, Florida State, Texas
247Sports Crystal Ball favorite: LSU
At 6'2, 220 pounds, Moses is being recruited as both an outside linebacker and a running back. A wunderkind for some time, Moses was offered by Alabama and LSU while in 8th grade. While he currently plays at IMG Academy in Florida, Moses is initially from Baton Rouge, La. That could give hometown LSU a leg up, after the Tigers landed the No. 3 class in 2016, thanks largely to in-state recruits.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9983, 2
High school: Antioch (Calif.)
Notable offers: Alabama, USC, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan, UCLA
Harris is a big running back, at 6'2, 220 pounds, and Alabama would sure love to have that again after fellow big running back Derrick Henry ran his way to the 2015 Heisman Trophy. Harris committed to Alabama way back as a high school sophomore, last April, but he's getting heavy interest from in-state USC and UCLA, and he's visited with both schools recently.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9976, 3
High school: Miamisburg (Ohio)
Notable offers: Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Michigan
Commitment: Ohio State
Just a high school junior, Myers already has the frame to be a top-tier tackle. He's 6'6, 290 pounds, and he's the top-ranked offensive lineman in the class of 2017. He's also the top-ranked player in the Midwest, hailing from Ohio, and opted to commit Ohio State, which is recruiting well under Urban Meyer, and particularly well in-state. He committed to the Buckeyes despite family connections to the Kentucky football program.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9970, 4
High school: Dr. Phillips (Fla.)
Notable offers: Auburn, Florida State, Alabama, Florida, Ohio State
Ashley is 6'7 and 307 pounds, with room to grow. He has been committed to Auburn since May of last year, when he was a sophomore, but there's still a lot of time left in his recruitment, and in-state rivals Florida and Florida State will continue to fight for him.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9965, 5
High school: Episcopal (Texas)
Notable offers: LSU, USC, Alabama, Michigan, Texas
247Sports Crystal Ball prediction: Texas
It's always good to be the top-ranked player in Texas. The in-state Longhorns are the 247Sports crystal ball favorite for Wilson, and he's a very important player for the future of Texas football under Charlie Strong. However, LSU and USC are trending up for Wilson.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9950, 6
High school: Calabasas (Calif.)
Notable offers: Ohio State, Stanford, UCLA, Washington
247Sports Crystal Ball prediction: Stanford
Holmes is the top-ranked defensive back in the country in 2017, and he's one of two top-six players from California. The other, Najee Harris, is currently committed to Alabama. Will Holmes choose to stay in-state instead? Stanford is the favorite, and UCLA is in contention as well, but they will have to fend off Ohio State, Washington and others.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9940, 7
High school: Graham Kapowsin (Wash.)
Notable offers: Oregon, Stanford, USC, Washington
247Sports Crystal Ball prediction: Washington
Sarell ranks as the third-best offensive tackle in the 2017 class, and he's the top undecided offensive tackle. He's also a big player, at 6'6, 300 pounds. He's the best offensive tackle on the West Coast, and that means many of the top teams in the Pac-12 have offered. However, it could be tough to pull him away from home-state Washington. Every 247Sports crystal ball prediction has him committing to the Huskies.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9936, 9
High school: Grayson (Ga.)
Notable offers: Georgia, Tennessee, LSU, Florida, Alabama
247Sports Crystal Ball prediction: Georgia
Gibbs fits the mold of the new-age big cornerback, at 6'2, 204 pounds. A Georgia native, the 247Sports crystal ball favors him to land at in-state Georgia. He's the top-ranked recruit in the state and the second-best cornerback in the country. However, the Bulldogs will have a lot of competition from the rest of the SEC, with Tennessee, Florida, LSU and Alabama, among others, offering him, too.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9935, 11
High school: St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.)
Notable offers: Ohio State, Florida, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame
247Sports Crystal Ball prediction: Ohio State
Grimes is the second-ranked wide receiver in the country, and he's a big target at 6'3. He comes from high school powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas in South Florida. Ohio State is the overwhelming favorite for Grimes, according to the 247Sports Crystal Ball, but the Buckeyes will have to battle in-state Florida and others for his services.
Rating, 247Sports Composite rank: 0.9906, 13
High school: Edwardsville (Ill.)
Notable offers: Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State, Notre Dame
Epenesa is a massive defensive end, at 6'5, 230 pounds, with the clear upside to be a dominant player in college football. He's the top player in the state of Illinois, and the top defensive end in the country. An Iowa legacy, he committed to the Hawkeyes in mid-January. If that sticks, it will be a massive recruiting coup for the Hawkeyes, who don't typically land five-star recruits. He's probably the best recruit Kirk Ferentz has ever landed.