The SEC is the most competitive conference college football has to offer. In fact, some would argue tooth and nail that the SEC is more competitive than several NFL divisions. From the intense rivalries within the conference, the insanely passionate fanbases, great coaching and fiercely competitive recruiting, this conference has it all.
Many prospects in the South grow up a fan of the SEC and dream of playing in the conference. With the South being so rich with talent, many of the schools don't even leave the region for recruiting.
However, with some prospects, playing in the SEC is not such a big deal. They get a feel for other schools in other conferences and figure they are better off by not playing in the SEC. For this read, I'm going to give you the top prospects from the South who are better off by staying away from SEC football.