As always, big things are expected to happen on signing day around the Southeastern Conference.

Here’s a look at five that could happen.

1. LSU or Alabama could finish with the No. 1 class

While Georgia and Ole Miss are theoretically within striking distance of finishing with the nation’s No. 1 class for the 2016 cycle, LSU and Alabama have the best shot when you run the numbers and project it out. The Tigers currently are at the top and have five-star cornerback Kristian Fulton and four-star cornerback Trayvon Mullen, among others, left. The Crimson Tide has the longest “runway” of the teams in the contention with five-star in-state linebackers Ben Davis and Lyndell Mack Wilson as heavy leans plus a host of highly-rated players that they could end up landing. If Alabama does finish No. 1, it’s the sixth straight cycle that the Tide has signed the top-ranked class.

2. Auburn could finish with a bang

The Tigers could realistically land five-star defensive tackle Derrick Brown, wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers and his brother Jayvaughn Myers on signing day. Plus there’s always the opportunity for some surprises. The finish to this class has been incredible for Gus Malzahn and his staff considering Will Muschamp, Lance Thompson and Travaris Robinson all departed the program for South Carolina, where Muschamp was named the head coach. Muschamp and Robinson led the way for a huge recruiting finish last cycle and Thompson is one of the best recruiters in the country. Malzahn and his staff, particularly defensive line coach Rodney Garner, have not only weathered the storm, they’ve surpassed expectations.

3. Ole Miss could have the mother of all finishes

The Rebels are theoretically in the mix for No. 1 overall prospect Rashan Gary, five-star linebacker Mique Juarez, five-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons, four-star safety Deontay Anderson and others. A clean sweep of these prospects would be unprecedented, but if we (those of us in the recruiting media) have learned anything in recent years, it’s to never underestimate Hugh Freeze and his staff when it gets down to closing the deal on top recruits. We all remember how we thought Laremy Tunsil was heading to Georgia, right? It would be surprising if the Rebels did not land two of the four names mentioned at the very least.

4. Tennessee could land Derrick Brown

Brown is visiting Knoxville officially this weekend and the Vols have the final shot at him. Tennessee has been in the ball game with this one for quite some time and certainly given the late date of his official visit to UT, there’s the opportunity for a quick turn. If Tennessee does land Brown, turns back elite offensive tackle Landon Dickerson from Florida State (do not discount that from happening), lands four-star Nigel Warrior (as expected) and gets Jonathan Kongbo, the nation’s top junior college prospect, back in the fold, then that’s a huge finish. Butch Jones and his staff haven’t made as much noise on the recruiting trail this cycle due in large part to the size of the class. Adding Brown and Kongbo to the young defensive line talent already on campus gives that position unlimited potential.

5. Mississippi State could sweep the local trio

This won’t get talked about on ESPNU/ESPN2 all day, but the Bulldogs have three prospects — wide receiver A.J. Brown and defensive tackle Kobe Jones from Starkville High and offensive tackle Scott Lashley from West Point — who are all elite, no-brainer types and who are all currently uncommitted. If Mississippi State can sweep the trio, then that gives the Bulldogs four of the top 10 prospects in the Magnolia State for the 2016 cycle, which is critical for their recruiting efforts. As I said, this may not register nationally, but it’s a big deal for one of the most successful programs in the SEC West in recent years.