The 2015 recruiting cycle reaches a pivotal stretch this time of the year, as just a few weeks of summer separate us from the senior seasons of top college prospects. Many of these premier recruits attended The Opening in Beaverton, Oregon, last week.
Bleacher Report was on hand for all the action at Nike's world headquarters, where several players announced commitments and shook up the recruiting spectrum moving forward. In the wake of a star-studded event, we rank the country's top 25 recruiting classes at this point, placing more value on quality than quantity.
While some teams have acquired headliners, top-to-bottom depth is ultimately the most important component for a class when developing a foundation for success. The emphasis is to hit on every commitment based on film evaluation and personal contact, rather than focusing on a variety of star ratings handed out by media outlets.
Here's a look at teams taking care of business on the path to national signing day.