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Alabama: State of 2017 class

RELATED: SEC class of 2017 updates

Conference Rank: 1

National Rank: 1

Headliner: Five-star running back Najee Harris

Overview: Alabama currently boasts the country’s top recruiting class. Nick Saban is no stranger to winning recruiting titles and the Tide seems to be on pace to contend for another one this cycle. Sixteen of the program’s 21 verbal commitments are rated four-stars or higher. While Harris is the highest ranked member of the class, Alabama has commitments from a pair of four-star quarterbacks in Mac Jones and Tua Tagovailoa. Offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood is regarded as one of the best linemen in America.

STATE OF THE SEC FOR 2017

SEC EAST

Georgia (3rd overall in SEC)

Tennessee (5th)

South Carolina (7th)

Florida (8th)

Kentucky (12th)

Missouri (13th)

Vanderbilt (14th)

SEC WEST

Alabama (1st overall in SEC)

LSU (2nd)

Texas A&M (4th)

Mississippi State (6th)

Auburn (9th)

Arkansas (10th)

Ole Miss (11th)