2017 National Signing Day college football recruiting rankings, commitments

The most important day in the lives of many high school football players came and went Wednesday as 2017 National Signing Day is now in the books. It lasted all day and at CBS Sports were with you the entire way covering all of the commitments and controversy plus everything in between.

Be sure to hit the links to the right to check out the 247Sports Composite team rankings, No. 1 class in the nation and more.

While some schools didn't have as much drama on signing day, others waited out for public announcements and the signed National Letter of Intent that follows the spectacle. Indeed the news of the day on Wednesday was the decisions from these final uncommitted prospects, and their hat-grabbing put the final pieces in place for some of college football's biggest programs.

A summary of Wednesday's most notable announcements:

No. 6 Marvin Wilson (Bellaire, Texas) -- five-star DT
Finalists: LSU, Florida State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, South Florida
Pick: Florida State

No. 25 Aubrey Solomon (Leesburg, Ga.) -- five-star DT
Finalists: Michigan, Alabama, Georgia USC
Pick: Michigan

No. 26 LaBryan Ray (Madison, Ala.) -- five-star DE
Finalists: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Tennessee
Pick: Alabama

No. 35 Austin Jackson (Phoenix, Ariz.) -- four-star OT
Finalists: USC, Arizona State, Washington
Pick: USC

No. 31 Joseph Lewis (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- five-star WR
Finalists: USC, Nebraska, Oregon
Pick: USC

No. 37 K'Lavon Chaisson (Houston, Texas) -- four-star DE
Finalists: Texas, LSU
Pick: LSU

No. 40 Jeff Thomas (East Saint Louis, Ill.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Miami, Louisville, Oregon
Pick: Miami

No. 41 Jay Tufele (South Jordan, Utah) -- four-star DT
Finalists: Utah, BYU, Michigan, Ohio State, USC
Pick: USC

No. 64 Devonta Smith (Amite, La.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Miami
Pick: Alabama

No. 69 Tedarrell Slaton (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) -- four-star DL
Finalists: Florida, Georgia
Pick: Florida

No. 73 Willie Gay (Starkville, Miss.) -- four-star OLB
Finalists: LSU, Michigan, Mississippi State, Ole Miss
Pick: Mississippi State

No. 77 Henry Ruggs III (Montgomery, Ala.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Alabama, Florida State
Pick: Alabama

No. 86 Todd Harris (Plaquemine, La.) -- four-star S
Finalists: LSU, Alabama, TCU
Pick: LSU

No. 92 Levi Jones (Austin, Texas) -- four-star OLB
Finalists: Florida State, Florida, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC
Pick: USC

No. 93 Jarez Parks (Sebastian, Fla.) -- four-star DE
Finalists: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, North Carolina
Pick: Alabama

No. 102 Greg Johnson (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- four-star ATH
Finalists: USC, Nebraska, Oregon
Pick: USC

No. 114 James Robinson (Lakeland, Fla.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Florida, Ohio State, Oklahoma
Pick: Florida

No. 135 Christopher Henderson (Miami, Fla.) -- four-star CB
Finalists: Florida, Miami, Tennessee
Pick: Florida

No. 136 Nico Collins (Pinson, Ala.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Michigan, Georgia, Alabama
Pick: Michigan

No. 140 Josh Falo (Sacramento, Calif.) -- four-star TE
Finalists: Oregon, USC, Colorado
Pick: USC

No. 143 Chevin Calloway (Dallas, Texas) -- four-star CB
Finalists: Arkansas, Texas, Ole Miss
Pick: Arkansas

No. 154 Chaz Ah You (Provo, Utah) -- four-star S
Finalists: BYU, Stanford, UCLA, Utah, Washington
Pick: BYU

No. 181 Markaviest Bryant (Cordele, Ga.) -- four-star DE
Finalists: Georgia, Auburn, LSU
Pick: Auburn

No. 233 A.J. Davis (Lakeland, Fla.) -- four-star RB
Finalists: Pittsburgh, North Carolina, Louisville
Pick: Pitt

No. 246 Stephan Zabie (Austin, Texas) -- four-star OT
Finalists: Texas, Oklahoma, USC, UCLA
Pick: UCLA

No. 306 Michael Harley (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) -- four-star WR
Finalists: Miami, UCLA
Pick: Miami

Kevaughn Dingle (Opa Locka, Fla.) -- three-star WR
Finalists: South Florida, FIU, Utah
Pick: South Florida

Naytron Culpepper (Miami, Fla.) -- three-star CB
Finalists: Maryland, Michigan State, South Florida
Pick: South Florida

Donelle Thomas (Hialeah, Fla.) -- three-star S
Finalists: Colorado State, Indiana, South Florida
Pick: South Florida

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