National Signing Day has come and gone, delivering a spectacle as well as an immense amount of hype and hope. Only the biggest and best can lay claim to winning the day by picking off the best outgoing high school talent in the nation.
Wednesday was all about the ultra-amateurs, those young men that are barely able to vote, much less command thousands in a stadium with dynamic play.
They will soon move out of Mom's house and take to campus as a small fish in a big pond. As we saw during National Signing Day coverage, America loves their small fish.
Fax machines were buzzing and coaches were beaming. There were some programs that were dealt some blows, but that is for another article at a far more pessimistic time.
Today is all about looking onward and forward. Here are the top 10 teams in the nation as we see it.
National Signing Day was kind to some already very good programs. In some cases, the rich got richer, and in others, the recently meek got a lot more stout. The promise of a new day is not all about one young man coming into the fold.
Missouri may have made headlines with Dorial Green-Beckham's commitment, but you won't find the Tigers among our list of heavy hitters.
To make this list, you have to pour thousands of hours into recruiting and spend thankless nights in the homes of recruits paying salesman.
Here are the programs that did best.