Every program wants to lock down its backyard, but plucking a recruit from another school's territory is certainly neat. In the 2015 class, there have been several significant out-of-state commitments so far.
Landing an out-of-state commitment is always a huge deal for a program. It shows how long of a recruiting reach the school has and expands its pool of prospects even more on the recruiting trail.
LSU has out-of-state prospects from two 5-star recruits, while USC earned a pledge from a 5-star offensive tackle from Georgia. Plus, Alabama went all the way to New Jersey to land a 5-star cornerback.