These days there is a true recruiting season that many fans follow with a passion.
There are prospect rankings and ultimately team rankings by many college football and recruiting sites across the web.
With less than a week to go until National Signing Day, some familiar names like Alabama, Texas, Florida and Ohio State have put together classes that will be placed at the top when final rankings are released next week.
However, when you analyze the commitments' lists of schools across the nation, you will find some surprises near the top of the rankings as well.
This slide show looks at the teams that are surprising candidates to be ranked among the top 25 classes in the country when all is said and done.