Approximately four schools on this list could be ranked in the 2013 preseason Top 25 rankings. One school saw its head coach bolt for an NFL team and his absence is showing on the recruiting trail.
Another school routinely takes things slow due to its high academic standards. The lone Big Ten program on this list is one of the most inconsistent recruiting schools in the country, but it has signed top talent in the past.
All of the following programs are expected to increase their recruiting output at some point, but have gotten off to slow starts.