Coaching changes happen every year and they have a huge impact on a program's recruiting efforts. The previous coach and his staff spend countless hours putting together a class by recruiting and formulating relationships with prospects, only to get fired or leave the program. The committed recruits are left wondering who will be their coach and usually some even sign with other schools.
This year, among the BCS schools, we saw approximately 16 coaching changes and surely each school's recruiting will be deeply affected. For this read, we're going to just very quickly make a prediction on how each new coach will fare on the recruiting trail in 2014.
Some coaches are walking into a situation that needs a complete overhaul both on the field and in recruiting. Others are inheriting a program that requires for them to just not mess things up.
No matter the situation, recruiting at the BCS level can be tough. We're here to make some predictions for each coach's 2014 class.