Now that we can fully digest signing day, it's time to look at how this year's haul in the SEC compared to the teams' past decade of recruiting.
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Missouri reportedly won't continue to pursue linebacker Marvin Terry, a recruit who commited to the Tigers last year but has been in jail since last month.
The SEC accounts for five of the top 10 recruiting classes in the country and fully one third of the top 35.
Florida State got the top class, and Michigan got the most attention, but overall, the SEC blew away the competition on Wednesday.
New Missouri coach Barry Odom has hired Jackie Shipp to coach the defensive line.
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Trey Baldwin is one of the most overlooked players in Missouri's class. He committed to Gary Pinkel originally and stuck with the Tigers through the transition to Barry Odom. He helps fill a major need for Mizzou and is the No. 39 outside linebacker.
A number of members of the SEC's 2012 recruiting class slipped under the radar initially, but made their mark once they hit the field.
Byron Cowart, the nation's top recruit last season, struggled in 2015, but Florida's key rookies shined with three making the All-SEC freshman squad.
A look at how SEC players ranked in the top 50 of the 2012 recruiting class panned out.
Taking a look back at the SEC's recruiting classes from 2012, re-grading and re-ranking how they fared.
It will be a season of change for Missouri, which will forge ahead with a new coach (Barry Odom) and new QB and opens 2016 at West Virginia.
Georgia's talented defensive backs will all returns next season as the Bulldogs' secondary led not only the SEC, but much of the nation.
Alabama's title run owed as much to its front seven as any part of the team; Florida won the East thanks to its; South Carolina failed up front.
Mizzou dismisses QB Mauk from team
Maty Mauk was dismissed from the team today, coach Barry Odom announced. Although suspended indefinitely earlier this week for a questionable video that surfaced, Odom says Mauk's dismissal was due to his "failure to live up to expectations," adding, "We believe it is in his best interest to focus on his personal life and his academic career at this time." Story
Junior quarterback Maty Mauk was "permanently" dismissed from the Missouri football team for "violating team rules," coach Barry Odom said Thursday.
Not surprisingly, national champ Alabama's group was the pick of the litter, with the O-lines of LSU and Arkansas rounding out the league's top three.
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The year-end SEC position rankings focus on wide receiver and tight end, where Ole Miss leads a group of talented pass-catchers.
We continue a series ranking SEC teams at each position group based on 2015 performance. Next up, the running backs.