What do teams like Ohio State, USC, Oklahoma and LSU have in common? They are always contenders for national championships and they always have highly-ranked recruiting classes. In college football, recruiting can make or break your team.
Now more than ever coaches are being hired for their recruiting skills. Athletic directors realize that the most important part of today’s game is surrounding yourself with the best talent possible.
The Pac-10 Conference is moving to a new beginning, becoming the Pac-12 Conference. Teams want to make a statement this season. No bigger statement may be made than that of recruiting.
In this list I will rank the head coaches in the Pac-12 based solely on how they recruit. All class rankings used in this list are from Scout.com.