It's late November, and college football coaches, players and fans have all turned their attentions to finishing strong down the stretch, conference championships, bowl games and even BCS runs. But coaches have another ongoing task that is almost forgotten this time of year: recruiting.
November might actually be one of the more important months on the calendar when it comes to recruiting. Official visits during rivalry games have a major impact on a potential recruit's decision, and winning or losing can be all that's needed to sway a prospect one way or the other.
So where do the various Big Ten teams—including 2014 newcomers Maryland and Rutgers—stand in recruiting heading into the final few weeks of the 2013 college football season? I'm glad you asked!