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Alabama, Florida State Named 2016 National Signing Day Recruiting Champions

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes in the country.

Entering yesterday's National Signing Day, Alabama sat behind schools like Florida State, LSU, Michigan, and Ohio State in the national recruiting rankings. After a huge day, highlighted by the commitments of five-star linebackers Ben Davis and Mack Wilson, the Crimson Tide class was ranked No. 1 by three of the four major recruiting services: 247Sports, Rivals, and Scout. Here are how the rankings for those sites shook out after the dust settled on National Signing Day.

247Sports:

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes from 2016.

Rivals:

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes from 2016.

Scout:

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes from 2016.

The one ranking site that spurned Alabama? According to ESPN, the Crimson Tide were edged out by the Florida State Seminoles.

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes from 2016.

As you'd expect with those results, 247Sports' composite ranking, which utilizes all four of the major services, also has Alabama No. 1.

Graphic shows the best recruiting classes from 2016.

Alabama has four national championships on the field under Nick Saban, and amazingly, they are even more dominant in the recruiting game. The Tide have signed a top recruiting class for six straight years now, and there is no sign that Saban and his staff are slowing down.