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The college football fan's guide to in-season recruiting

The college football season is upon us, which means we have made it through a busy season in recruiting. We have been through evaluation periods, early official visits, camps and a whole lot more that has gotten us to this point in the recruiting season. But with the new early signing day in December, the entire recruiting calendar has been accelerated, which means the current college football season is even more important for the future of every program.

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The top five schools currently are Texas A&M, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma and Ohio State. Here's a look at why.