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Michigan State Football's 2016 Recruiting Class Is Ranked Higher Than Every Other Class It Has Had In 21st Century

If you follow recruiting, or college football in general, you're probably somewhat aware of the momentum Michigan State's program has. 

Spartans' quarterback Damion Terry probably summed it up best on Twitter this afternoon after his team landed another four-star recruit. 

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He's not wrong. Michigan State's 2016 is shaping up to be really, really good.

How good, exactly? 

The best-class-the-Spartans-have-had-in-the-21st-century good. 

On 247 Sports' Team Rankings, Michigan State's class is currently ranked No. 7 in the country. The Spartans' previous best class of the 21st century was their 2000 class, which was ranked No. 8 in the country. 

247 Sports Team Rankings pits Tennessee as the top recruiting class.

2000.

247 Sports puts out team rankings for 2016 recruiting classes.

2016.

Mark Dantonio with elite recruits is a scary thought for the rest of the country.