West Virginia leads the Big 12 with 10 commitments so far, with Texas and TCU right behind at nine. Baylor and Texas Tech have six each. But the Longhorns’ group is rated the highest so far in the conference.
Here’s how the Big 12 schools are sitting, both in terms of the number of 2015 recruits and their national class rankings, according to 247Sports’ composite rankings of the industry’s leading services’ ratings:
Texas: 9 pledges. National rank: 8th. Top-rated recruit: OG Patrick Vahe (4-star)
West Virginia: 10 pledges. National rank: 10th. Top-rated recruit: S Kendrell McFadden (4)
TCU: 9 pledges. National rank: 14th. Top-rated recruit: DE Breylin Mitchell (3)
Baylor: 6 pledges. National rank: 18th. Top-rated recruit — WR Chad President (4)
Oklahoma: 5 pledges. National rank: 21st. Top-rated recruit — OG Josh Wariboko (4)
Texas Tech: 6 pledges. National rank: 22nd. Top-rated recruit — QB Jarrett Stidham (5)
Oklahoma State: 4 pledges. National rank: 35th. Top-rated recruit — RB Ronald Jones III (4)
Kansas State: 1 pledge. National rank: 71st. Top-rated (and only) recruit — QB Alex Delton (3)
Iowa State: 1 pledge. National rank: 78th. Top-rated recruit — OLB Bobby McMillen (3).
Kansas: No pledges.
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