There is only one new face among SEC head coaches this year -- Florida's Jim McElwain -- but a number of the league's head honchos face increased pressure to perform in 2015. Continuing this week's SEC series of post-signing day roundtable discussions, today we'll examine the conference coaches who are under pressure to make something happen after signing their newest class of recruits.
about 109 days ago | ESPN.com staff | NCF On The Trail
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.
about 247 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
National signing day is a huge day for future college football stars. It's a crazy day for fans. And it's a very important day for college coaches. Signing days can make or break programs, as those noisy fax machines provide an early glimpse into the future.
about 479 days ago | Edward Aschoff | NCF On The Trail
Since arriving in Knoxville, Tennessee coach Butch Jones has focused intently on keeping the best prospects in the state at home. The Vols took another step toward that goal Wednesday after Josh Malone (Gallatin, Tenn.
about 542 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Taking a look back at the week that was in SEC recruiting and looking ahead to future visits as teams build toward signing day: Banner week for Tennessee While Tennessee couldn't pull out a victory over Georgia Saturday, the Vols had more success in the minds of prospects.
about 597 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Derek Barnett (Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy) might already know what it's like to play for Ohio State. The 6-foot-3, 269-pound defensive end can't help himself because he received an earful from his grandfather Gerald Kasunic growing up.
about 716 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
There weren't any commitments, but this week saw a lot of movement on Ohio State's recruiting front. In what has become quite the norm, the Buckeyes had another busy week as they try to woo possible targets into commitments, while staying ahead of the rest of the Big Ten.
about 768 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes