With national signing day for the 2016 class firmly in the rear-view, coaches from around the nation will focus their attention on the recruiting trail to prospects in the 2017 class.
Players such as 5-star linebacker Dylan Moses—who is the No. 1 overall prospect in the 2017 class—are already household names in recruiting circles.
However, there are a handful of other talented rising seniors who have already compiled dozens of offers before they enter their senior year.
Some have flashed on the summer camp scene over the past year, while others have already committed to top-flight programs.
While they are already standouts in their respective home states, these players are generating interest from coast to coast.
Which early standouts should fans be paying close attention to in the months leading up to the 2016 season?
Note: Prospects listed in alphabetical order.