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2016 National signing day rankings: Could San Jose State have the best class?

We take a look at the signing day rankings before the signed copies come through the fax machine.

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National Signing Day is just about to be underway and so lets take a look at the 247Sports composite rankings within the Mountain West. At the top is Boise State and that should not be a surprise as they have been the most consistent teams in the country and a recent Fiesta Bowl victory under their belts.

The Broncos have the most three-star commits with 21, which is most for the conference, but their lead is not huge as for the second straight year the San Jose State Spartans are surprising everyone with having the second best class before the faxes roll in.

The Spartans key recruiter was defensive back coach Deonte Williams but he left his job in the Bay Area to take the same position in the Pac-12, yet the recruits he brought in are sticking with San Jose State.

Last year, the Spartans had the second best class and since recruiting rankings reflect on the field performances -- spoiler, they typically do -- we should see the Spartans continue to get better in the Mountain West. As of now, the Spartans are just a few points back of Boise State and it would be a real shocker if they were to end up with the top class in the Mountain West.

Defending conference champion San Diego State is in fourth at the moment and close to Colorado State at third, but nipping at the Aztecs heels is UNLV who is at fifth and has a fairly promising class in Tony Sanchez's first full year of recruiting.

Hawaii is at the bottom and most of that has to do with the number of recruits that they have committed, which is at eight, but other recruiting services have them well in the double digits and we will get the exact number from the school.

These rankings are based a lot on the number of recruits a team signs, and the Warriors likely will finish near the bottom but with having less than 10 heading into signing day being at 12th is the correct spot.