The Southeastern Conference is unquestionably the upper echelon of college football. SEC teams have claimed seven straight national titles and produced four Heisman Trophy winners since 2007.
The conference draws recruits from every corner of the country, offering the opportunity to compete against the most talented players in the nation. That competition occurs on game day and on the practice field.
Climbing a depth chart is half the battle for an SEC player, and some athletes are simply better off heading elsewhere in search of early playing time and more abundant opportunities. We survey a sample of uncommitted 2014 prospects who should pick a college outside of the SEC.