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Which recruiters are off to a good start for 2017?

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2017 recruiting storylines to watch (3:37)

Recruiting reporters Derek Tyson, Jeremy Crabtree and Erik McKinney join ESPN's Phil Murphy to break down top conference storylines to watch for ESPN 300 prospects. (3:37)

Signing day for the Class of 2017 is still 275 days away, but that hasn't stopped a handful of recruiters from making a big impact on the recruiting trail. So what assistant coaches across the country have done the best job of reeling in recruits so far?

Don't forget the recruiter power rankings don't only looking at how many four or five-star recruits a coach lands, but they also take into account the needs those recruits will fill at the next level. USC's Tee Martin finished as the top recruiter in the 2016 class, but the early 2017 list features two Ohio State coaches and a name at the top all recruitniks surely know.