With National Signing Day wrapping up on Wednesday, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team has its 2018 class virtually set.
With three signees on Wednesday and 19 during the early signing period, the Scarlet Knights bring in 22 total recruits including 21 3-star talents and two 2-star talents.
Check below for the Scarlet Knights class rankings according to 247Sports. and more.
Where Rutgers’ 2018 recruiting class ranks nationally
Rutgers’ 2018 class currently ranks No. 51 in the nation, according to 247Sports. The Scarlet Knights are just behind Iowa State at 50 and ahead of Pittsburgh and Illinois at 52 and 53, respectively.
Where Rutgers’ 2018 recruiting class ranks in the Big Ten
Rutgers’ 2018 class currently ranks No. 12 in the Big Ten, according to 247Sports. That’s 12th out of 14 teams as the Scarlet Knights are ahead of Illinois and behind Purdue.
Where Rutgers’ 2018 recruiting class ranks historically
Historically, Rutgers is right about where it has been for the past five years if not a little better.
In 2017, the Scarlet Knights had one of their better classes in recent history, finishing at No. 42 in the nation and No. 9 in the Big Ten. Three 4-star recruits helped that case.
The year before that, the Scarlet Knights were No. 64 in the nation and No. 12 in the conference with one 4-star recruit.
In 2015, it was much of the same with one 4-star talent and a No. 56 ranking in the country and a No. 11 ranking in-conference.
With no 4-stars in 2014, the Scarlet Knights were still No. 56 in the nation and No. 10 in the Big Ten.
And finally, in 2013, the Scarlet Knights had one 4-star recruit with a No. 48 ranking in the country and a No. 9 Big Ten ranking.