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Who's winning Georgia recruiting?

Kirby Smart can't afford to let the top-two in-state QBs from leaving the state in the Class of 2018. Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire

As football season nears, ESPN Recruiting is looking at where the five top states for recruiting -- California, Florida, Georgia, Ohio and Texas -- stand heading into the season.

On national signing day in February, for the first time, the Peach State produced more FBS prospects than California. That shows just how much talent there is in the state, which has fewer than 11 million residents.

The Class of 2018 is more of the same, with Atlanta and surrounding areas now making up the most-talented major city and suburbs in the country.