Scout.com's top 25 team recruiting rankings for the class of 2016

Scout.com's recruiting experts rank the top 25 team recruiting classes for 2016.
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The race to National Signing Day has begun. Sports Illustrated andScout.comhave partnered to provide complete coverage of college football recruiting. Follow along daily with conference-by-conference recruiting shows featuring analysis, breaking news, prospect breakdowns and much more all leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 3.

As National Signing Day nears, it's a tight battle for the No. 1 recruiting class in the class of 2016. LSU and Ohio State are separated by the slimmest of margins while Ole Miss, Florida and Michigan all hope to make a leap with a big finish.

With many of the nation's top prospects poised to make their decisions on Signing Day, this year's recruiting race is certainly still up for grabs. But to get a sense of where things stand, here are the top 25 team recruiting classes right now, as ranked by Scout.com's recruiting experts. Head over to Scout.com for full team recruiting rankings or check out how the rankings are calculated.

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1. LSU Tigers

RECORD: Points4,298

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2. Ohio State Buckeyes

RECORD: Points4,277

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3. Ole Miss Rebels

RECORD: Points3,849

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4. Florida Gators

RECORD: Points3,839

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5. Michigan Wolverines

RECORD: Points3,664

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6. Alabama Crimson Tide

RECORD: Points 3,477

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7. Fla. State Seminoles

RECORD: Points 3,405

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8. Notre Dame Irish

RECORD: Points3,358

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9. Mich. State Spartans

RECORD: Points3,344

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10. UCLA Bruins

RECORD: Points 3,154

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11. Stanford Cardinal

RECORD: Points 3,131

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12. TCU Horned Frogs

RECORD: Points 3,076

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13. Georgia Bulldogs

RECORD: Points 3,011

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14. Auburn Tigers

RECORD: Points2,815

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15. Baylor Bears

RECORD: Points2,765

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16. PSU Nittany Lions

RECORD: Points2,703

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17. Oregon Ducks

RECORD: Points2,693

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18. Clemson Tigers

RECORD: Points2,690

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19. Oklahoma Sooners

RECORD: Points2,582

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20. Wisconsin Badgers

RECORD: Points2,518

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21. UNC Tar Heels

RECORD: Points2,483

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22. Pittsburgh Panthers

RECORD: Points2,453

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23. Tenn. Volunteers

RECORD: Points2,418

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24. USC Trojans

RECORD: Points2,401

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25. Washington Huskies

RECORD: Points2,370

Check out Scout.com's full team recruiting rankings or find rankings by conference or position.