Surprisingly, defending national champion Alabama has not capitalized as expected on its 2009 success. Yes, the Tide is doing well, but not super, with one five-star commitment, five four-stars and eight three-stars. Given Nck Saban's pattern, the Crimson Tide will probably close strongly, just as Florida does annally.
Florida has 14 commitments, 10 three-stars and a pair of two-stars. Somehow I have a strong feeling The Gator's class will have another extremely solid class. And quite a few of those three-star players will get a bump.
Oklahoma is doing well with a 3.50 quality average on nine four-star commitments and a similar number of three-star guys.
Ohio State fares slightly better with two five-star commitments, six four-stars and seven three-stars.
LSU has a 3.73 quality average with two five-stars, four four-stars and five three stars.
Florida State was expected to fare better with old man Bowden out of the way. Ha! The Seminoles have two four-star commitments, nine three-stars and two two-stars. That won't get the Seminoles back to the top.
Michigan is awful with one four-star commitment and seven three-stars.
Georgia is doing well with seven four-star commitments and six three-stars.
USC fans always want to know how Notre Dame is doing. Under new coach Brian Kelly, the Fighting Irish have 13 commitments, seven with four stars and six with three -- a quality average of 3.53.
The Trojans, as you probably know, have nine commitments. Their lone five-star is running back-defensive back DeAnthony Thoms of L.A. Crenshaw, who's also known as the ``Black Mamba.'' The Black Mamba, in case you haven't heard, is the fastest land snake in the world. The Trojans have five four-star commitments and two three-stars. One player is still unrated by Scout.com.
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