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FootballScoop Recruiting Scoreboard: Top 25 rankings from all the major sites

By now we all know that recruiting rankings matter. Maybe there isn't a massive difference between finishing No. 4 and No. 6, but there's a large difference between finishing No. 4 and No. 44. To deny otherwise would be to ignore every bit of evidence produced on the topic in the last few years.

While individual rankings may not matter a whole lot in the grand scheme of things, they're still fun to follow.

With that in mind, we've brought back the Signing Day Scoreboard, tracking the top-25 classes as rated by each of the four major recruiting sites.

(Updated 8:20 p.m. ET)

Rank

247

Rivals

Scout

ESPN

1.

 Alabama

 Alabama

 Alabama

 Alabama

2.

 Ohio State

 Ohio State

 Georgia

 Ohio State

3.

 Michigan

 Georgia

 Michigan

 Georgia

4.

 USC

 Michigan

 Ohio State

 Florida State

5.

 Georgia

 Florida State

 USC

 USC

6.

 Florida State

 USC

 Oklahoma

 Michigan

7.

 LSU

 Oklahoma

 LSU

 LSU

8.

 Auburn

 LSU

 Florida State

 Oklahoma

9.

 Oklahoma

 Florida

 Texas A&M

 Auburn

10.

 Stanford

 Texas A&M

 Florida

 Clemson

11.

 Tennessee

 Miami

 Auburn

 Texas A&M

12.

 Texas A&M

 Penn State

 Maryland

 Miami

13.

 Notre Dame

 Notre Dame

 Notre Dame

 Florida

14.

 Florida

 Auburn

 Penn State

 Stanford

15.

 Miami

 Tennessee

 Tennessee

 Tennessee

16.

 Virginia Tech

 Maryland

 Oregon

 Notre Dame

17.

 South Carolina

 South Carolina

 Miami

 Penn State

18.

 Clemson

 Stanford

 Nebraska

 UCLA

19.

 Mississippi State

 Nebraska

 South Carolina

 South Carolina

20.

 Oregon

 UCLA

 Virginia Tech

 Maryland

21.

 Penn State

 Clemson

 UCLA

 Nebraska

22.

 Maryland

 Oregon

 Michigan State

 Washington

23.

 Washington

 Arkansas

 Washington

 Oregon

24.

 Nebraska

 Mississippi State

 Stanford

 Mississippi State

25.

 Arkansas

 Louisville

 Mississippi State

 Virginia Tech

While we're at it, here's a look at the top three classes for each FBS conference, according to the 247Composite.

American
1. Memphis
2. Central Florida
3. Cincinnati

ACC
1. Florida State
2. Miami
3. Clemson

Big 12
1. Oklahoma
2. Texas
3. TCU

Big Ten
1. Ohio State
2. Michigan
3. Penn State

Conference USA
1. Florida Atlantic
2. UTSA
3. Florida International

MAC
1. Toledo
2. Ball State
3. Bowling Green

Mountain West
1. Boise State
2. Colorado State
3. San Diego State

Pac-12
1. USC
2. Stanford
3. UCLA

SEC
1. Alabama
2. Georgia
3. LSU

Sun Belt
1. Texas State
2. Troy
3. Georgia Southern

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