Saying recruiting is important for success in the SEC is one of the biggest understatements known to mankind. If you want to be a lead dog in this league, then you as a program need to hit the bricks on the recruiting trail hard.
That's exactly why the teams that compete for SEC championships each year are also among the best recruiting programs year in and year out. With recruiting being very competitive in this conference, the trick is to lock up a recruit as early as you can.
Recruits are making decisions earlier and earlier these days, so programs are rounding up commitments early in the recruiting cycle. This read will look at the top commitment right now for each program in the SEC.
Sure, classes are still pretty small at the moment, but each program has to be feeling pretty good about one of its early commitments.