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ESPN Junior 300: Five teams already dominating Class of 2018 recruiting

While there is still so much to be determined on the recruiting trail for the 2018 class, there are several programs already off to a strong start. Most of them, not surprisingly, are household names, including four that currently have 2017 classes ranked among the top 10. Remember, this is a marathon, not a sprint, but with the release of the initial ESPN Junior 300, here are five classes that have raced ahead of the competition in the Class of 2018:

Florida State: With two No. 1 classes since 2011, it should come as no surprise that the Seminoles are off to a good start. Their class includes several ESPN Junior 300 offensive playmakers, led by the speedy and fluid No. 1 athlete Justin Watkins and running back James Cook, the brother of current FSU RB Dalvin Cook. Defensively, defensive tackle Robert Cooper has a powerful, wide body and can develop into an excellent interior run-stuffer.