Not only did the SEC have a nice recent run of national championships, it also has a six-year stranglehold on the mythical national championship of recruiting.
Alabama has won the last four, Florida won the 2010 version, and LSU won the 2009 version. All of this is according to the 247Sports.com composite rankings, which takes all services into account and averages them to create a consensus. Notre Dame was the last non-SEC program to win this honor–in 2008. Of course, it’s all subjective–but fun to debate.
So here’s a look at the 14 SEC schools and what their national ranking was, year to year. Yes, we included Mizzou and Texas A&M for all of the seasons, even though they were not in the SEC for all of those seasons.