Published January 11, 2012 - 8:00am
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With the National Championship over, it’s time to turn the attention towards another national title – the recruiting national title. We are only a mere three weeks away from February 1st – National Signing Day.
Several SEC schools are ranked very high overall by the different recruiting services. This is going to be a pressure-packed race to NSD.
Let’s have a look at each team and where they sit currently:
Alabama Crimson Tide: 26 commitments
Headliners: DB Landon Collins, WR/DB Eddie Williams and RB TJ Yeldon.
Rankings: 247Sports (1), Rivals (1), Scout (1) and ESPN (1)
Top Targets: WR Dorial Green-Beckham, QB Jameis Winston
Arkansas Razorbacks: 21 commitments
Headliners: WR Courtney Gardner, RB Jonathan Williams
Rankings: 247Sports (20), Rivals (28), Scout (16) and ESPN (NR in Top 25)
Top Targets: WR Dorial Green-Beckham
Auburn Tigers: 15 commitments
Headliners: QB Zeke Pike, RB Jovon Robinson, WR Ricardo Lewis
Rankings: 247Sports (15), Rivals (17), Scout (18) and ESPN (14)
Top Targets: DL Leonard Williams, WR Stefon Diggs
Kentucky Wildcats: 23 commitments
Headliners: DT Thomas Chapman, QB Patrick Towles
Rankings: 247Sports (43), Rivals (NR in Top 50), Scout (34) and ESPN (NR Top 25)
Mississippi State Bulldogs: 25 commitments
Headliners: DT Quay Evans, DE Denico Autry
Rankings: 247Sports (25), Rivals (32), Scout (17) and ESPN (NR in Top 25)
Top Target: LB Beniquez Brown
Ole Miss Rebels: 15 commitments
Headliners: DE Channing Ward, DT Isaac Gross
Rankings: 247Sports (50), Rivals (36), Scout (55) and ESPN (NR in Top 25)
Top Targets: JUCO WR Cordarrelle Patterson