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With new coaching staffs, how did Georgia, Missouri and South Carolina do on signing day?
New coach Kirby Smart was able to keep the commitment of top-rated pocket passer Jacob Eason, but was disappointed with nabbing just three O-linemen.
Spring practice is just around the corner, so here is another batch of power rankings to enjoy before the 2016 season.
UGA in a Smart spot
Kirby Smart did the best he could in seven weeks on the job, and it's showing through in the quality of Georgia's top-10 recruiting class. Is the class' crown jewel, Jacob Eason, ready to win a QB battle this spring? Updated too-early Top 25
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.
Five SEC teams in FPI preseason top 10
FPI projects LSU as preseason No. 1 followed by Florida State, Oklahoma and Clemson. Four more SEC teams round out the top 10.
Neutral site clashes highlight Week 1
Jerry's World, the Georgia Dome and Lambeau Field are hosts of three of college football's biggest Week 1 games.
Five SEC recruiting classes are ranked in ESPN's top 10 nationally. What are people saying about that?
The SEC accounts for five of the top 10 recruiting classes in the country and fully one third of the top 35.
As Kirby Smart would insinuate, this wasn't a class for the ages. but the long-time Bama D-coordinator did create a solid foundation for the future.
Florida State got the top class, and Michigan got the most attention, but overall, the SEC blew away the competition on Wednesday.
Five schools have already gotten big leads in Class of 2017 recruiting.
Georgia ends signing day with No. 7 class
The Bulldogs went into signing day at No. 7 and finished the day in the same spot in our current recruiting class rankings. The Bulldogs snagged 20 commits, including 13 from the ESPN 300. Class Rankings (Insider)
Not a bad debut effort for Smart
After only seven weeks on the job, Kirby Smart helped the Bulldogs bring in the seventh-best class. Georgia snagged Mecole Hardman and flipped DT David Marshall from Auburn and WR Tyler Simmons from Alabama. Schlabach: Top storylines from signing day
New Georgia coach Kirby Smart wants to divert some of the towering expectations being placed on freshman QB Jacob Eason. "The pressure's not on Jacob; the pressure's on me," Smart said Wednesday.
Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer
Jacob Eason embraces his lofty expectations and wants to be Georgia's starter on Day 1 but he also knows he has to learn and that it's a slow process: "As a young guy I'm gonna want to live up to being the great quarterback, but that's a long shot ... I look at the expectations and they're great and people have high hopes for me and I'm going to do the best I can to fulfill them. Lot of hard work from here."