Think it’s absurd for schools to be pursuing prospects who are in their sophomore years? Think again, it’s all part of recruiting elite high school football players. In fact, already there are 14 SEC commitments for the class of 2016. That’s right, players who are more than 2.5 years away from possibly seeing the field in college are already pledged to SEC schools.
Seven SEC schools have them. Take a look at the 14 players in the 2016 SEC signing class, and where they’re heading.
|Jalin Buie||RB||Jacksonville, FL||5’8″||175||Auburn|
|Landon Rice||DE||Rome, GA||6’5″||255||Auburn|
|Tyler Byrd||WR||Naples, Florida||5’11″||160||Florida|
|Tre Jackson||DB||Baton Rouge, LA||5’8″||156||Florida|
|Landon Young||OL||Lexington, KY||6’7″||250||Kentucky|
|Edwin Alexander||DT||Hammond, LA||6’3″||280||LSU|
|Stephen Sullivan||WR||Donaldsonville, AL||6’6″||200||LSU|
|Jonathan Pollock||LB||Orlando, FL||5’11″||193||Mississippi State|
|Justin Conner||RB||Sardis, MS||5’10″||190||Ole Miss|
|Eli Johnson||OL||Oxford, MS||6’3″||295||Ole Miss|
|DeKaylin Metcalf||ATH||Oxford, MS||6’2″||180||Ole Miss|
|Darel Middleton||TE||Powell, TN||6’6″||230||Tennessee|
|Dorian Banks||ATH||Sevierville, TN||5’9″||170||Tennessee|
|Emmit Gooden||DE||Brownsville, TN||6’4″||260||Tennessee|