Editor's note: For a look at the national recruiter power rankings based only on Class of 2014 success, click here. It's no secret that Southeastern Conference has been the top conference in the country as far as recruiting over the last several years.
about 567 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
ESPN 300 linebacker Dillon Bates committed to Tennessee on Wednesday at The Opening. Here's how RecruitingNation's talent scouts think he'll fit in Knoxville. What he brings: Bates is a sound linebacker prospect and just a disciplined overall football player who leaves it all on the field, similar to how his father former Tennessee Volunteer Bill Bates played in his lengthy NFL career as a special-teams standout.
about 671 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
Gavin Bryant (Jackson, Ala./Jackson) had offers from Alabama and Auburn, but neither in-state program was ready to take a commitment from the ESPN 300 linebacker. He grew tired of waiting, and after a visit to Tennessee over the weekend, he committed to the Volunteers on Monday.
about 685 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators finished with the No. 2 overall recruiting class in the country last year and are again off to a hot start for the 2014 cycle. Six of Florida's 10 verbal commitments are in the new ESPN 300 rankings.
about 687 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has never cared how many stars a recruit has or what other schools have offered a certain prospect. He just wants players that fit what he's trying to do at the University of Alabama.
about 699 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | On The Trail: Southeast Region
JACKSON, Ala. -- The recruiting process might have started slow for Jackson High School linebacker Gavin Bryant, but it has not slowed down. This spring, he's added offers from the likes of Florida, Miami, Mississippi State and Ole Miss, giving him close to 15 total, all in the last three months.
about 725 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail