Recruiting Expert Names 3 Big Winners Of National Signing Day

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)College football’s National Signing Day dominated headlines on Wednesday as the top recruits left in the country decided where they want to play their college football.Alabama entered the day with the No. 1 class in the country and didn’t hurt its ranking after landing one of the best recruits in the nation: five-star defensive tackle Ishmael Sopsher.At the end of the day, Nick Saban and company took home their sixth No. 1 class in the past eight seasons.Despite landing the No. 1 class this year, Alabama did not receive the designation as one of college football’s “biggest winners” from national signing day – at least according to one recruiting expert.Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports named the five biggest winners from National Signing Day. Here are three:GeorgiaFloridaOle MissThe Bulldogs finished with the No. 2 class in the 2019 recruiting cycle to continue Kirby Smart’s dominant run since taking over the Georgia football program.Another big winner was Dan Mullen, who flipped a few top recruits from other SEC powers – including Alabama and Georgia on Wednesday.Ole Miss landed one of the best recruits of the day when five-star running back Jerrion Ealy revealed his decision to play for the Rebels.The rest of the list can be seen here.last_img