The lifeblood of any college football program is the ability to convince talented high school and junior college players to sign with your school.
And the coaches who we routinely see in the top BCS games usually are the ones who recruit the best.
In this piece, we'll take a look at some newcomers such as Brady Hoke, Kevin Sumlin and Jim Mora. They may not have been at their respective schools long, but they've made a major impact on their school's recruiting efforts and have a lot of respect on the trail already.
Not to be outdone by the new kids on the block, old guards like Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, Bob Stoops and Steve Spurrier will also be on this list. Remember, this is not a rankings rundown, but rather a simple grouping of the best head coaches in college football who have brought in the most talented classes in the recent recruiting cycles.
Here are the 15 best recruiting head coaches in college football.