Stoops delivers prospects, hope

Updated: March 7, 2013, 12:13 PM ET
By Dave Hooker | ESPN RecruitingNation

Of all the SEC schools that underwent coaching changes following the 2012 season, which had the best chance to finish strong in recruiting?

Jason Hatcher
Dave Hooker/ESPN.comMark Stoops and Kentucky got ESPN 300 recruit Jason Hatcher to flip from USC to the in-state Wildcats.
Start with Arkansas. The Razorbacks hired a big-name coach in Bret Bielema. As for Auburn, it seemed to be facing a smooth transition when it hired former coach Gus Malzahn. How about Tennessee? The Volunteers have the facilities to compete with any school in the nation.

It had to be one of those three, right? Nope.


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Dave Hooker

Reporter, RecruitingNation