LSU running back signee Leonard Fournette was the No. 1 overall prospect in the country this year, according to ESPN. The fans in our SportsNation poll also believe he will be the top impact true freshman in the SEC next season.
Editor's note: This is the second part of a weeklong series looking at five position battles to watch in spring practice, which begins Feb. 28 for Texas A&M. Through the first seven games of the 2013 season, Texas A&M's defense recorded only seven sacks.
about 302 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) Texas A&M went into the 2014 class knowing that size and athleticism was an absolute must on its defensive front.
about 306 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Edward and I have both projected who we think will be the SEC's top impact true freshmen next season. Now it's your turn. We've come up with five candidates for you to pick from, some of them different than the ones we selected in our top five, and invite you to go to our SportsNation poll and vote.
Now that the fax machines are quiet, the 2014 signing classes have been announced and before we start looking ahead to 2015, let's take a moment to examine how each of the SEC schools did in filling immediate needs via recruiting.
Signing day 2014 is less than 50 days away, and verbal commitments are about to start picking up. That's why RecruitingNation is getting a leg up on predicting where uncommitted ESPN 300 prospects will land.
It's never too early to look ahead to next year. Here are five current prospects in the 2014 class we feel could make their mark in future editions of the Ultimate ESPN 300. RB Leonard Fournette (LSU): It's not just based on the fact that he's the top-rated player in the ESPN 300, but rather the perfect blend of talent, need and fit that awaits him at LSU.
about 322 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
Last season, the Aggies finished second to last in the SEC in yards per play allowed. Craig Haubert analyzes Kevin Sumlin's efforts to build a defensive front. Former Texas commit Otaro Alaka pledged to Texas A&M last weekend.