The dust has finally settled on signing day. It was another year in which the SEC dominated the class rankings, and the league is hoping that will translate to championships. Read more about the future in Thursday’s lunch links.
- Former prized recruit Elisha Shaw will likely never play a down of football again, but that didn’t stop Nick Saban and Alabama from reportedly honoring his scholarship on signing day.
- Auburn missed on local four-star recruit Rashaan Evans, but coach Gus Malzahn is happy with the Tigers’ top-10 class and looking forward to the future.
- Florida finished strong on signing day despite a disappointing season because recruits were sold on the Gators’ brand and saw an opportunity in Gainesville.
- Georgia found success in bordering states after a number of highly touted in-state recruits chose to leave the Peach State.
- With signing day complete, it’s now up to a new breed of recruits and coaches at Kentucky to take the next step and turn the program around.
- It was yet another successful signing day for Les Miles and his staff. What was going on behind the scenes at LSU all day?
- Ole Miss wasn’t landing five-star recruits on signing day like a year ago, but that doesn’t mean it wasn't still a busy day for the Rebels.
- Alabama, Florida State and LSU stole the headlines, but it was Steve Spurrier and South Carolina that executed their end game flawlessly on signing day.
- Kevin Sumlin keeps landing top-10 classes, and with that success he hopes he can start turning good seasons into great ones at Texas A&M.
Recruit Comparison: Murray to Allen
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35