10 college football teams off to a fast start in 2021 recruiting

QB Kyle McCord, the No. 31-ranked prospect in the Class of 2021, is one of three top-50 prospects to verbally commit to Ohio State. John Jones/Icon Sportswire

With 2020's college football recruiting classes now in the rearview mirror, the 2021 group is on the clock.

While it's still very much in its early stages, here is a look at 10 programs off to a fast start at the recruiting trail.

1. Ohio State Buckeyes

The Buckeyes' top-five class for 2020 included the No. 1 overall player in WR Julian Fleming, and they currently lead the pack early in this new cycle, again boasting the top-ranked prospect, this time in DE Jack Sawyer.