On Wednesday afternoon, Illinois received a commitment from a 4-star in-state athlete. His verbal pledge gave every team in the B1G at least one recruit in the 2023 class.

Obviously, we’re still extremely early in the recruiting process. Spring football is the topic of focus right now. In a few months, recruiting in the world of college football will pick up serious steam.

Still, it’s fun to take a way-too-early look at some of the recruiting classes in the B1G. Here’s a brief breakdown, with all rankings and ratings coming from the 247Sports composite scores.

2023 total commits

Penn State: 8

Iowa: 6

Michigan: 6

Michigan State: 5

Nebraska: 5

Northwestern: 5

Ohio State: 5

Maryland: 2

Minnesota: 2

Illinois: 1

Indiana: 1

Purdue: 1

Rutgers: 1

Wisconsin: 1

2023 B1G recruiting rankings (national):

#1 Penn State (#5)

#2 Ohio State (#7)

#3 Michigan (#8)

#4 Iowa (#11)

#5 Michigan State (#13)

#6 Nebraska (#17)

#7 Northwestern (#18)

#8 Minnesota (#35)

#9 Maryland (#39)

#10 Indiana (#44)

#11 Illinois (#46)

#12 Purdue (#47)

#13 Rutgers (#51)

#14 Wisconsin (#56)