A typical high-level college football program will extend more than 100 scholarship offers, expecting maybe only 25 or so of those offers to come to fruition in terms of a commitment. There are “pecking orders”, where a program has its primary target and then secondary and on down, knowing they won’t always land their primary target. And there are also targets they have no chance of landing, but you have to at least try. So below, we’ve ordered the top five ranked realistic recruiting targets for each SEC school. This list can change, even in a matter of weeks. But in general, these are the five targets we think each program would love to get their hands on most.
Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the 247Sports.com composite rankings for high school prospects.