Alabama's full signing class of 2017

Alabama Coach Nick Saban lands his fourth No. 1 signing class

Alabama has highest signing points of Nick Saban recruiting

Alabama has had another Nick Saban football recruiting class, which is to say outstanding. In fact, the 2017 Crimson Tide signing class is No. 1 in the nation, the third time in the last four years and second consecutive year to finish number one, and posted the highest point total Saban has had at Alabama.
Alabama landed 13 members of the Scout.com 100, including six five-star players, and finished with 5,389 points at the conclusion of signings Wednesday.
At the time of Alabama’s conclusion of signing, Georgia was second with 5,196 points, followed by Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, LSU, Southern Cal, Florida State, Auburn, and Texas A&M in the top 10, making five of the top 10 from the Southeastern Conference.
Other SEC teams in the top 25 are 12. Florida, 15. Tennessee, 19. South Carolina, and 25. Mississippi State.
The points are based on the rankings of Bama’s top 25 signees, although the Tide will have 26 signed. Alabama also is expected to have two Blueshirts, meaning recruited and committed players who will join the team without scholarships.
Alabama’s previous high point total was the 2014 recruiting class, which had 5,222 points and was also No. 1. Last year’s No. 1 class had 4,807 points and the 2008 No. 1 recruiting class had 4,967.
In addition to the six five-star signees, Alabama had 17 four-star signees and four three-stars.
Here are the Scout Rankings and Stars of Alabama football signees:
Chris Allen is a four-star by Scout.com and ranked fourth in the nation outside linebacker.
Elliot Baker is ranked the No. 10 junior college prospect regardless of position and a Scout.com four-star.
Markail Benton is the nation’s No. 6 inside linebacker and a four-star by Scout.com.
Isaiah Buggs is the No. 2 junior college prospect in the nation regardless of position as ranked by Scout.com and is a five-star.
VanDarius Cowan is ranked the No. 2 outside linebacker in the nation and a four-star by Scout.com.
Thomas Fletcher is Scout.com’s No. 1 long snapper in the nation and a two-star.
Najee Harris is ranked No. 1 in the nation as a running back and the nation’s No. 1 prospect regardless of position by Scout.com and is a five-star.
Kedrick James, a Scout. com four-star, is ranked No. 13 in the nation at tight end.
Mac Jones is a three-star and ranked No. 28 quarterback in the nation by Scout.com.
Jerry Jeudy is a four-star and ranked ranked the No. 7 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com.
Alex Leatherwood is a Scout.com five-star ranked the No. 3 offensive tackle in the nation.
Phidarian Mathis is the Scout.com No. 8 defensive tackle in the nation and a four-star.
Kyriq McDonald is the No. 42 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com and a three-star.
Xavier McKinney is a Scout.com four-star ranked 11th safety in the nation.
Dylan Moses is the nation’s No. 1 inside linebacker and a five-star by Scout.com.
Kendall Randolph is a Scout.com four-star ranked No. 15 offensive tackle in the nation.
LaBryan Ray is a four-star defensive end by Scout.com and ranked sixth in the nation.
Brian Robinson is a four-star running back ranked 16th in the nation by Scout.com.
Henry Ruggs is the nation’s No. 10 wide receiver by Scout.com and a four-star.
Tyrell Shavers is a Scout.com four-star ranked No. 13 wide receiver in the nation.
Devonta Smith, a Scout.com five-star wide receiver, is ranked No. 3 in the nation.
Tua Tagovailoa is a four-star quarterback ranked No. 4 in the nation by Scout.com.
Major Tennison is the Scout.com No. 10 tight end in the nation and a four-star.
Chadarius Townsend is a Scout.com four-star ranked the No. 8 athlete in the nation.
Jedrick Wills is the nation’s No. 10 offensive tackle and a four-star by Scout.com.
Daniel Wright is is a Scout.com four-star ranked 15th in the nation at safety.


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