For Ball State football, National Signing Day added 27 student-athletes the its 2017 class.

Those student-athletes came from all across the country to sign the National Letters of Intent at Ball State today, in order to make their commitment official.

Here's a first look at some of the athletes and their hometowns.

States representing the 2017 class

  1. Georgia (10)
  2. Indiana (5)
  3. Ohio (3)
  4. Louisiana (3)
  5. Kentucky (2)
  6. Alabama (1)
  7. Illinois (1)
  8. Michigan (1)
  9. Missouri (1)