The SEC is the best league in college football and clearly the most passionate and competitive. Coaches from each program hustle around on the recruiting trail looking to to sign the best players they can find in the country to give their teams the best chance to win in the fall.
Recruiting is a big deal in the SEC and many of the top recruiting classes ranked high in February are SEC programs. It's gotten to the point where about half or more of the top-level recruits go on to sign with SEC teams.
When an SEC team recruits you, it means something because its conference plays a different brand of football. Players feel honored when they have an SEC offer and SEC coaches usually don't get spurned for non-SEC programs.
However, it does happen and it will happen again in this 2014 recruiting class. Here some of the top recruits in the country who appear to be the most likely to say "no" to the SEC.