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CBS Names The Biggest Losers From National Signing Day

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Here are CBS' biggest losers from National Signing Day.

National Signing Day has come and gone. Congratulations to the class of 2018.

Not every team enjoyed yesterday equally, however. Some did much better than others.

CBS Sports released its list of the biggest winners and losers from yesterday. They picked four of each.

The biggest losers list might surprise you. Three of the four teams are in the SEC, while the fourth one is Michigan, which has recruited well under Jim Harbaugh.

Most stunning of all? Alabama finds itself as one of the biggest losers after finishing outside of the top spot for the first time in eight years.

The Tide still finished with a top 10 class, but it wasn't enough to avoid being included in the "losing" group.

Here's why:

Alabama finished with a top 10 class and shocked the nation by landing the No. 1 cornerback in the class, so how could it be a loser? It's about expectations, and we expect Alabama to win more than it loses under Nick Saban on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday, it took some Ls. It lost to Georgia for Tyson Campbell and Quay Walker. It lost to Florida for Jacob Copeland and Malik Langham. It lost to Texas A&M for Bobby Brown. It lost to Clemson for in-state star Justyn Ross. It lost to Ohio State for Petit-Frere. It lost to Oregon for Penei Sewell. Even with a few wins out of four-star CB Eddie Smith and dynamic slot receiver Jaylen Waddle, it was surreal to see Alabama come up short so often and finish at No. 6 overall, it's lowest ranking since 2007. Expect a motivated staff on the recruiting trail in 2019.

While Alabama fans will probably balk at being labeled losers on National Signing Day, almost every school in the country would kill to sign the class the Crimson Tide did.

Alabama will be just fine.

You can read CBS' full winners and losers post here.