Either Tennessee hit a home run with its 2014 recruiting class or the Volunteers are playing with fire. Either way, the Volunteers are taking a big gamble with their freshmen. Head coach Butch Jones has played 71 percent (22 of 29) of his true freshmen - an incredible stat that some coaches might be scared to advertise for fear that future opponents might try to take advantage of inexperienced players.
Today, we continue our look at each position in the SEC by checking out quite the loaded group: Running backs. SEC games are won and lost in the trenches, but the league has always poked its chest out from the running back position.
about 113 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies
Spring practice has concluded for all 14 SEC schools, meaning the start of preseason practice can't be too far away. But before we flip the page to summer workouts and the rest of the newcomers who'll be arriving in the coming months, let's take a look at those new faces on campus who made the biggest splashes this spring -- junior college transfers and early enrollee true freshmen.
LSU and Ole Miss will hold their spring games on Saturday, with six more teams set to play their games next Saturday. As spring practice winds to a close at many of the schools around the conference, let's take a look at some of today's headlines.
about 180 days ago | David Ching | 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) Tennessee went into the 2014 class with a gigantic future need at running back, and coach Butch Jones and staff delivered for Volunteers fans in a big way.
about 232 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Now that you've seen the national signing day hits and misses from the SEC West, it's time to take a look at how the East fared: FLORIDA Needs filled: With four starters gone from the secondary, Florida got right to work on their replacements by signing three ESPN 300 cornerback prospects, including early enrollees Jalen Tabor (five-star) and Duke Dawson.
about 237 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Florida Gators