Recruiting tale of the tape: Alabama at Auburn

Tide have leg up in Iron Bowl recruiting

Recruiting reporter Derek Tyson compares the 2016 classes for Alabama and Auburn. The Crimson Tide are seeking their fifth consecutive No. 1 recruiting class.

Saturday's Iron Bowl result could have wide-reaching implications in both the SEC and College Football Playoff races. Not to be underestimated is the impact on recruiting. Below we take a look at the where the Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers stand on the recruiting trail, and what could change based on Saturday's outcome: