The race for conference crowns and BCS glory is underway again across the country. While the wins and losses will add up into January, a contentious yearlong battle is taking place between teams beyond the playing field.
Class of 2014 recruiting efforts are at a fevered pitch as coaching staffs aim to bring top freshmen talent to campus next year. National signing day looms large, so the pressure is on each team to assemble a quality class before Feb. 5 arrives.
As squads continue to acquire key commitments, let's take a look ahead and predict the programs primed to land an outstanding group of high school seniors.
Recruit rankings and information courtesy of 247Sports.com.