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247Sports Upgrades Alabama, Georgia Commits To 5-Stars

A look at the top recruits of 2017.

247Sports just released its newly produced college football recruit rankings and in doing so, narrowed down the most desirable recruits in an already competitive 2017 recruiting class. 

Foster Sarell, a 6-foot-6, 304-pound offensive lineman from Graham (Wash.) came out on top of the shuffle of players, becoming the third No. 1 player in 247Sports' analysis of the 2017 recruiting cycle. Previously, linebacker Dylan Moses and running back Najee Harris held the position.

The new 247Sports standings not only crowned Sarell - it improved four players to a five-star ranking:

Offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood from Pensacola (Fla.) rose in the rankings from No. 19 to No. 7. The 6-foot-6, 327-pounder is committed to Alabama. 

Safety Richard LeConte III from Riceboro (Ga.) is now No. 19 in 247Sports' rankings, rising from No. 62. He is a Georgia commit. 

Walker Little, an offensive tackle from Bellaire (Texas), now sits in No. 2 after rising from No. 58. He has yet to make a commitment but reportedly is most interested in Stanford, Texas and Ole Miss. 

Tight end Colby Parkinson from Thousand Oaks (Calif.) rose from No. 49 to No. 15. He is a Stanford commit. 

 You can find 247Sports' full 2017 Top Football Recruits list here.