Coming off a disappointing 6-7 season, followed by an offseason in which several assistant coaches left for other positions, some might have thought Arizona State's 2016 recruiting class would be lackluster compared to those of previous years.
As it turns out: Not so much.
Coach Todd Graham's Sun Devils turned in their third consecutive ESPN top-30 recruiting class Wednesday as National Signing Day came to a close, finishing at No. 25 nationally.
— Sun Devil Football (@FootballASU) February 4, 2016
Graham's class includes four ESPN top 300 high school recruits and four ESPN top 50 junior college transfers. Leading the list is five-star wide receiver N'Keal Harry from Chandler High School, the No. 1 rated high school recruit in the state.
ASU's junior college class is unanimously considered the best in the nation. Four-star defensive ends Dougladson Subtyl and Christian Hill lead the incoming JC class.
ESPN ranked the Sun Devils' class as the fourth-best Pac-12 class, behind USC (11), Stanford (13) and UCLA (14).