Some states will be home to a couple of good prospects each year, and that's fine. Those states will have a couple of schools come onto their grounds to check out those players and recruit them.
Then there are states that basically grow prospects on trees and are home to some of the best quality and quantity of talent in the country. Those states have college coaches visiting every day to evaluate the prospects, and a big recruiting scene comes about.
We call them "hotbeds"—states that have a fantastic amount of available talent that is also of exceptional quality. For 2014 recruiting, several states appear to be hotbeds, and this slideshow will power rank the best of them.
Here are the best hotbed states for recruits right now in 2014 recruiting.